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.

Computing (IT Services)


Univeristy Identification Number (UID)

Your UID is 9 digits; Begins with "U", followed by 8 numbers. Example: U01234567.

Your nine-digit University Identification Number (UID) is assigned to you when you apply as a student or become affiliated with Wright State University. Your UID never changes and is never re-used. It is used instead of your Social Security number as a permanent, unique ID number identifying you as a member of the university community. 

Campus Account
Your campus account is a "w" followed by three numbers and three letters.  You use your campus account to login to WINGS, WINGS Express, Wright State computers, Pilot, and more!

You can access your Wright State email by going to WINGS and entering your CAMPUS Account information. Example: w###abc (Learn more about your CAMPUS Account)

If you have misplaced your CAMPUS Account information, please call the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.

WINGS and WINGS Express

WINGS is an electronic portal used by the Wright State community to access various systems, services, and information from one location. This secure site provides you with a customizable layout enabling you to add content that matters to you. Log in using your CAMPUS Account to access your email, personal calendar, announcements, course software, and WINGS Express.

WINGS Express is a personal, self-service site within WINGS for student services like registration, checking grades, financial aid, and scholarship awards. To access WINGS Express, click the icon on the application bar in the upper-right corner of your WINGS session window. 

Need help or support using WINGS or WINGS Express? View FAQs and short videos on how to register for classes, check your grades, and review your financial aid at the WINGS Resource Center (WRC). Get the information you need quickly!

Mobile Devices

You are able to set up Office 365 email, calendar and contacts on a mobile device by downloading the Microsoft Outlook Web App.


Pilot is a web-based learning management system (LMS) that is used by many professors in their classes. To access Pilot, you must be a registered WSU faculty, staff, or student. Pilot can be accessed at or by going through the link that is provided in WINGS. To log in, use your "w" ID number and the corresponding password. 

Pilot Resource Center

Lake Campus Help Desk

Located in 178 Dwyer Hall.  The Lake Campus Help Desk can be reached at 419-586-0332. Hours vary by semester.

  • Help students, faculty and staff with computer account, software and hardware issues
  • Help maintain the computer labs
  • Help with “after hours” support.  Setup/teardown IVDL room

Computing and Telecommunications Services (CaTS)

Whenever you start something new (let's say college), it's always smart to be prepared. This is especially true for technology. That's where CaTS can help.

CaTS provides service and support for:

  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Campus networking
  • University telephones and voicemail
  • Computer labs
  • Cable television
  • Online services such as WINGS and WINGS Express

To learn more about CaTS and get specific information on the services offered or if you would like to talk to a real person instead of browsing the web, you can reach CaTS by phone, email, or through online chat by visiting the CaTS site and clicking on the chat button. See additional contact information below.

*Account owners are responsible for any improper or illegal activity that occurs on their account. These activities include, but are not limited to, harassment of others through electronic communication and use of university resources for business purposes. Therefore, account owners should not share their password with anyone for any reason. Misuse of resources can result in the loss of the account privileges and charges filed with the appropriate university offices.

For additional information or assistance, please contact the CaTS Help Desk:
Phone: (937) 775-4827
Toll Free: 1-888-775-4827
Online Chat: Visit CaTS online and click the online chat button