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Campus Account and University ID (UID)

Enclosed in your orientation mailing you received an account name and password for your campus account. This provides access to Wright State email, internet, personal class disk space on network file servers, and other computing resources.

Campus Account

Your Campus Username is a "w" followed by three numbers and three letters. You use your campus account to log into Wright State computers, WINGS, Pilot, and more.

You can access your Wright State email by going to WINGS and entering your CAMPUS Account information. Example: w000abc (Learn more about your campus account)

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

University ID (UID)

Your UID is one letter and eight digits (U01234567). Your 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 reused. It is used as a permanent, unique ID number identifying you as a member of the university community. While you won't use your UID to sign in to any online services, you may be asked for it when contacting student support services at the university.

WINGS and WINGS Express

WINGS is the portal for Wright State members to access announcements, official Wright State news, and links to popular services offered by the university. 

WINGS Express is dedicated to giving you how-to help for all your WINGS Express needs. Choose the area you would like to see by clicking one of the links below.

Need help or support using WINGS or WINGS Express? View Frequently Asked Questions on how to register for classes, check your grades, and review your financial aid on the WINGS Express Support page. Get the information you need quickly!

Mobile Devices

You are able to set up Office365 email, calendar, and contacts on a mobile device by downloading the Microsoft Outlook Web App.


Pilot is a web-based learning management system that is used by many professors in their classes. To access Pilot, you must be a registered Wright State faculty, staff, or student. To log in, use your Campus Username and Campus Password. 

Help Desk

Located in 178 Dwyer Hall, the Wright State University–Lake Campus Help Desk can be reached at 419-586-0332. Hours vary by semester.

  • We help students, faculty, and staff with their computer accounts, software, and hardware issues.
  • We maintain computer labs.
  • We help with after-hours support, including setup/teardown IVDL room

Computing and Telecommunications Services (CaTS)

Whenever you start something new, 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.

For additional information or assistance, please contact the CaTS Help Desk:
Phone: 937-775-4827
Toll-free: 1-888-775-4827


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