[ skip to content ]

More Information about this image

Students walking by lion fountain

University Foundations

A successful university does not stand alone and Old Dominion University is no exception. The university's foundations were created to provide additional support to key areas of the university, ranging from educational programs to athletics to capital projects and development. The foundations ensure that donor-provided funds and resources are appropriately routed and strategically used to enhance the mission of the university.

Students Studying

Educational Foundation

The Educational Foundation serves to receive, administer and distribute funds and property to further the educational activities and objectives of the University.

Cheerleaders at Football Game

Athletic Foundation

The Old Dominion Athletic Foundation supports the athletics program through endowments, capital projects and other funding while offering its members social opportunities and special events.


Real Estate Foundation

Developing building and real estate projects that expand ODU's boundaries to provide modern facilities for the university community and beyond.

Financial Statement

Annual Financial Summary

Site Navigation

Experience Guaranteed

Enhance your college career by gaining relevant experience with the skills and knowledge needed for your future career. Discover our experiential learning opportunities.

Academic Days

Picture yourself in the classroom, speak with professors in your major, and meet current students.

Upcoming Events

From sports games to concerts and lectures, join the ODU community at a variety of campus events.