Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Orientation Checklist

To help you become a Lake Campus student, here is a check list of items for you to complete!


Before Orientation


Register for Orientation 

Orientation 2020 registration has not yet opened. You will receive a letter via email with information once registration is available.


Send in all college transcripts (excluding Wright State)

If you’ve completed any College Credit Plus courses during high school, you will need to contact the universities to request an official transcript to be sent to Wright State University. Visit the Additional Resources page for links to various transcript requests.


Know your computer account and be able to log into WINGS and WINGS Express

Log in to with the email and password you used to apply. Under Next Steps, click Access your Student Portal. 

**Make sure to write your account information down, and bring it with you to orientation, as you will need it to schedule classes at Orientation.**

NOTE: If you have already accessed your information, click on Display your Wright State Account Info to view it again


Apply for Housing

If you plan to live on campus, you must complete a housing application. 


Apply for Financial Aid

Financial aid includes scholarships, grants, work study, and loans. Students from all income levels are eligible for at least a low-interest loan. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be eligible for financial aid.


Disability Services Support (If Applicable)

Registered students with documented disabilities may be eligible to receive assistance from the Office of Disability Services.  Please contact the ODS prior to your orientation. 


At Orientation


Bring ALL Login Information


Students will have the opportunity to schedule their fall classes at Orientation. Make sure to bring all your computer login information for the advising session. See the FAQ section for information on how to access your computer account information.


Registration and Resources

Staff members will be available from 12:00-12:30pm (before orientation) to assist with questions.


Academic Advising

At orientation all students will have the opportunity to attend an academic advising session. Academic advising sessions are major specific and during the session the advisor will begin the process of scheduling classes.



Parents are welcome to attend orientation with your child. You will have some free time while students are advising, so feel free to bring a book or check out the bookstore while you wait!  Free wi-fi is available on campus.


After Orientation


Complete Orientation Survey

After your orientation session attendees are encouraged to complete the orientation survey that will be available in the Pilot course. Your feedback is appreciated!


Academic Advising Follow Up

After your academic advising session at orientation, you may have some follow up to do in regards to course scheduling.


Buying Books

After you register for courses you will be able to get your books through the Lake Campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore. 


Paying Tuition & Fees

Student bills are generated around the first of August.  If you register for fall classes before August 16, your bill is due August 15. If you do not pay your bill by August 15th, you will be dropped from your classes.


Get Involved

There is so much to do on campus besides going to class! There are campus organizations for you to join, events to attend and friends to meet!