Membership Benefits

The Wright State University Alumni Association continually strives to provide all of our members with a wide variety of benefits in areas such as athletics, arts, entertainment and education.  All alumni are automatically members of the alumni association.

Our member benefits are always expanding and are subject to change. Please check back frequently to stay up to date! If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (937) 775-2620.


* Must be a graduate/alumnus of Wright State University to access these benefits.

Career & Education

Legacy Scholarships

Gold member alumni families (spouses, children, step-children, and grandchildren) are eligible to apply to receive exclusive access to thousands of dollars in Wright State University Alumni Association scholarships through our Legacy Scholarship. Legacy Scholarships support eligible students who are immediate family members of Gold members of the Wright State University Alumni Association. 

Career and Business Network

The Wright State University Career and Business Network is a portal for alumni interested in professional networking and career advancement opportunities. Wright State University Alumni Association strives to help further the careers of fellow alumni, help them achieve their career ambitions and increase the value of their degree.

University Libraries access

Alumni Association members can visit the library with their Gold or Life Gold member card and be issued a library card. This allows for borrowing up to 5 items including media and materials from OhioLINK and SearchOhioThe University Libraries and the Wright State Alumni Association provide at-home access to Alumni Association Gold and Life Gold Members to EBSCO's Academic Search and Business Search - Alumni Editions., consisting of thousands of full-text online journals.

Shopping

Wright State diploma frames

Diploma Display offers several exclusively designed and custom fitted frames for Wright State University diplomas. Please visit the Diploma Display website or call (800) 422-4100.

Wright State Barnes & Noble Bookstore

It’s time to reconnect to campus—display your Wright State pride!  Check out Wright State Barnes and Noble Bookstore for all of your Wright State apparel and gift needs. Gold Alumni Association members get access to a 20% discount onsite and online. 

Services

Park-N-Go Airport Parking

Now you can enjoy the convenience and safety of Park-N-Go with an additional savings of 15% off full service valet parking as Wright State alumni. Park-N-Go offers fast, friendly, safe and easy service 24/7 and is located across from the Dayton airport on St. Rt. 40 next to Airport Toyota. For more service information visit www.daytonparking.com.

Wright State's Mini University

Mini University, on the campus of Wright State University, was founded in 1987. The Wright State University Child Development Center offers quality early care and education for children six weeks to 12 years old. For more information about enrolling, visit the Mini University website.

Dayton Racquet Club

The Wright State Alumni Association is thrilled to offer its Gold members a discount to the Dayton Racquet Club in downtown Dayton. Membership for all Gold members (30 years old and under) will be $60 per month. For Gold members (31 years and older), the Dayton Racquet Club will extend a special $75 per-month membership rate*. This membership will include social plus athletic benefits. The Dayton Racquet Club will also offer preferred pricing on other current membership categories to new members. In addition, the normal $200 initiation fee is waived with a $50 donation to Wright State. Alumni interested in this discount can call the Alumni Association (937) 775-2620 for more information.

*Some restrictions apply. Contact the Dayton Racquet Club for more details.

 

Travel

15% discount at Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek

The Wright State Alumni Association is pleased to offer its Gold members a 15% discount off guest room rates at Hilton Garden Inn Dayton/Beavercreek. Additionally, Hilton Garden Inn Beavercreek is extending a 10% discount off meeting room rental rates.  Wright State alumni interested in this discount can call the Alumni Association at (937) 775-2620 for more information.

Discounted guest room and meeting room rates are based on availability and blackout dates may apply. A Wright State alumni rate code is needed to access discounted guest room rates.

Up to 20% off Choice Hotels International

Enjoy up to a 20% discount at Choice Hotels International. Visit www.alumnibenefits.org/wright_state for discount codes and to book your stay.

 

Up to 50% off hotels with Hotel Bargains

Your discount as a member of the Wright State Alumni Association can now be expanded to savings of up to 50% off on hotels worldwide. These rates are not available to the general public and include special rates* at Hilton, Holiday Inn, Marriott, Sheraton, Radisson, Kimpton, Omni, Drury and Hyatt hotels, just to name a few. Visit www.alumnibenefits.org/wright_state for discount codes and to book your stay.

 

25% off car rentals

Enjoy up 25% off car rentals at Avis, Alamo, Budget, Hertz, National, and Destination Europe. Your Alumni Association membership entitles you to special discounts. Visit www.alumnibenefits.org/wright_state to find our discount codes and reserve a car.

Up to 20% off Wyndham Hotels

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts® is an upscale, and upper-upscale full-service brand with nearly 200 properties located in key business and vacation destinations across the world. Earn up to 20% off the "Best Available Rate" by visiting www.alumnibenefits.org/wright_state to book your stay.

Travel and tours exclusively for alumni

The Wright State Alumni Association offers educational tours with unique itineraries exclusively to our Wright State family (alumni, friends, faculty, staff & retirees).  Travel to exotic destinations to learn about culture, art, history, and much more.  Find out more about upcoming tours.

Arts & Entertainment

Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

Rooted in the African-American experience, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is a culturally diverse contemporary dance company committed to reaching the broadest audience through exceptional performance and arts-integrated education. Receive a 10% discount on all Dayton Contemporary Dance Company home season shows for the 2017-2018 season. Order tickets online, and use the promotion code “WrightState1718” for this exclusive offer.

Alumni Connections

Wright State alumni license plate

Wright State license plates are only available in the state of Ohio and support Wright State scholarships. Since the license plates were first offered in 1992, we have received nearly $120,000 from license plate sales.  All of it has gone toward scholarships! 

The charge is $35 per year, in addition to annual registration. Call 1-888-PLATES3 (1-888-752-8373) or visit www.oplates.com to order.

Exclusive alumni-only events

As a Gold-level member of the Alumni Association , you can network with other Wright State alumni through exclusive events and programs designed to help you make the most of your alumni experience. In addition to larger events, including Homecoming Festival and Commencement, generous donors and alumni who are Gold-level members are invited to attend several other special alumni-only events hosted by the university.

Finance & Insurance

Nationwide Insurance

Only Nationwide Insurance® gives Wright State alumni an exclusive discount on auto insurance. Plus you could save even more when you add features like Vanishing Deductible®.

Get a FREE quote or call 1-866-633-5747.

Wright-Patt Credit Union Membership

Alumni of Wright State University are welcome to become Wright-Patt Credit Union members. Call 1-800-762-0047 or visit www.wpcu.coop for more information.

Wright-Patt Credit Union is the official financial institution for the Wright State University community.

Official Wright State Alumni credit card

Wright State alumni can represent and support Wright State while they spend. Wright-Patt Credit Union offers the only official Wright State credit card—two options with many great benefits. Rates as low as 7.50% APR* and no balance transfer fees (*subject to credit approval). Plus, when you use your card, WPCU contributes to Alumni Association scholarships and programs! There is no better time to sign up.

Wright-Patt Credit Union is the official financial institution for the Wright State University community.

Recreation & Athletics

On-campus Fitness Center access

The Fitness Center is located in the lower level of the Student Union. It features a wide variety of options available to fit anyone's recreational and exercise needs, including state-of-the-art equipment and enough space to accommodate all kinds of different activities. This facility requires membership and is available to Alumni Association Gold members.

Membership also includes access to the indoor track at the Nutter Center and the Outdoor Recreation Center.

Alumni Zone at men's basketball games

Gold membership earns you access to the Alumni Zone at all men's basketball home games. In the Alumni Zone, beverages are available to Alumni Association Gold-level members at steeply discounted prices (with your membership card) and snacks are provided at no cost. It's a great place to watch the game and mingle with your fellow Raiders.