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85 Great Moments in ODU History

September: University History

On Sept. 12, 1930, the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary opens its doors in the old Larchmont School building, an abandoned elementary school, on Hampton Boulevard.

October: Innovation & Academics

Innovation and academic success throughout our history.

November: Military

Moments highlighting ODU's long history with the military.

December: Arts

The arts at Old Dominion University

January: Presidents

Learn about the past presidents and current president of Old Dominion University.

February: Diversity

Learn about ODU's diversity efforts.

March: Athletics

Check out great moments in ODU's athletic history!

April: Students

Learn more about the student success at ODU.

May: Campus

Learn more about the different buildings on campus.

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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!