Wright State University Dayton Campus

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  1. Campus Tour


    1. Student Union (SU)

      Always bustling with activity, the Student Union offers a point of connection for the Wright State community. This 308,000 square foot complex houses meeting rooms, a fitness center, swimming pool, gymnasium, the Union Market dining facility, bookstore, credit union, student organizations, student services and more!
    2. Student Success Center (SC)

      The Student Success Center houses University College, home to our first year students.

      The building features high-tech, active-learning classrooms, and writing and math support labs.

      The 67,000-square-foot building features open study space, including hallways and corners populated with whiteboards as well as comfortable chairs and benches. Students who want to meet with team members following classes can slip into “huddle” spaces — small glass-enclosed rooms outfitted with tables and chairs.
    3. University Hall (UH)

      University Hall houses the College of Nursing and Health, a mock hospital, nursing study area, and the Office of the President and Provost. The mock hospital has a METI Human Patient Simulator, which allows nursing students to practice assessing patients, identify diseases, and respond to body failures such as cardiac arrest.
    4. Turning Points

      Turning Points, nicknamed by the students as B.A.R.T. (Big Artsy Red Thing), is a vibrant art piece located outside University Hall on campus. It represents the twists and turns a student takes throughout their undergraduate career. Constructed by artist Davis Black and installed in 1999, it has served as a memorable landmark and guide to students on campus.
    5. Rike Hall (RK)

      Rike Hall houses the Raj Soin College of Business and Soin Trading Center. The Trading Center features an actual stock ticker tape, computer software programs from leading investment information providers like Bloomberg, Ibbotson, and Baseline, and real-time coverage of financial markets from CNBC & CNN. This building also houses our Rey Rey Cafe, our student ran coffee shop.
    6. Allyn Hall (AL)

      Allyn Hall houses the College of Education and Human Services, the Educational Resource Center (ERC), and students use classroom tools such as grade level textbooks, and classroom management books. The Dayton Holocaust Resource Collection is also located here. This building is also home to our Air Force ROTC.

      Inside Allyn Hall is The Hangar, a popular dining facility that offers Pizza Hut, Fresh Melt, The Den, Zona, and the Farmer’s Market Soup & Salad bar. Stop in and get a bite to eat!
    7. Founders Quad

      The Founders Quad is a popular space for students to gather in between classes. Venders and student organizations host events such as Fall Fest, April Craze, and Relay for Life in this green space. The Quad is centered around the four original buildings on campus: Allyn, Oelman, Fawcett, and Millett.
    8. Millett Hall (MH)

      Millett Hall houses the College of Liberal Arts, the Bolinga Black Cultural Resource Center, the Women’s Center, the Asian and Native American Center, and the University Honor’s department. Located in the basement are 8 computer labs that seat 20-25 students, equipped with computers, Wi-Fi, projectors, document cameras, and printers.
    9. Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures (TH)

      Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures is a state-of-the-art facility housing award-winning motion pictures programs. Students study all aspects of the industry, including directing, producing, camera work, art directing and scriptwriting as well as film theory, history and criticism.
    10. Dunbar Library, Paul Laurence (DL)

      Completed in 1973 and dedicated in 1992, the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library is named for the Dayton native and famed African-American poet. It features the Student Technology Assistance Center (STAC), Starbucks Coffee, and archives of Wright Brothers’ artifacts and Dunbar poetry. There are four floors dedicated to studying. The higher you go, the quieter it gets.

      Many technology services are located in the basement of the library including the CaTS Help Desk, CaTS Home Base, and Laptops2Go. The CaTS Help Desk is your one-stop shop for any tech help you need during your time at Wright State. 
    11. Creative Arts Center (CA)

      Creative Arts Center houses the Art and Art History department, the Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures department, and the School of Music. Students can be seen practicing for upcoming shows, dance, and music performances in one of the two performance halls. Stop in to visit the student art collections on display in the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries.
    12. Fawcett Hall (FH)

      Fawcett Hall houses the Physics, Psychology, and Army ROTC departments. Many first year students will have chemistry, biology, and psychology labs in this building. A 1,400 square foot research greenhouse is located on the east side. It is equipped with vents, evaporative coolers, and a natural gas heater, all controlled by a computer system.
    13. Oelman Hall (OH)

      Oelman Hall houses the College of Science and Mathematics, and the Chemistry department. Brehm Laboratory is connected to Oelman and includes a teaching facility for the science teaching program, chemistry labs, and research facilities for Earth and Environmental Sciences.
    14. Medical Sciences (MS)

      Medical Sciences houses a large lecture hall seating 430 students and electronic classrooms. These classrooms offers teaching stations with computers, network cables, for laptops, video projectors, and DVD players.
    15. Biological Sciences I and II (BS1 and BS2)

      Biological Sciences houses the department of Biological Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Science, Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology. Renovations to labs and offices have provided modern facilities for research and analysis.
    16. Health Sciences (HS)

      Health Sciences houses the School of Professional Psychology, Pharmacology and Toxicology departments. Support from the Kettering Fund helped purchase new equipment for students and faculty to conduct research in molecular biology and genomic expression.
    17. Diggs Laboratory (DG)

      Matthew O. Diggs Laboratory is an energy efficient building registered under LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) and is the first lab in Ohio to receive this distinction. Students can complete research in the cutting-edge labs. The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department is found here.
    18. White Hall (WH) (Boonshoft School of Medicine)

      White Hall houses 540 students in the Boonshoft School of Medicine.
    19. Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Center (NE)

      Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Center (NEC) is a four-story building or laboratory and office space, as well as an auditorium for high level undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty to perform research and experiments. Research areas include: stroke, epilepsy, traumatic brain and spinal injury, and neurodegenerative diseases.
    20. Russ Engineering Center (RC)

      Fritz and Delores Russ Engineering Center houses the College of Engineering and Computer Science and Joshi Research Center. Engineering students have access to programming/ software design labs, micropressor based system design labs, and undergraduate project labs.