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Dominion Fund for Parents

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The Dominion Fund for Parents is a special giving program for parents of current and past students. Gifts to the Dominion Fund for Parents not only improve campus life, they also increase the overall quality of an Old Dominion education. Parents play a vital role in enriching the quality of life for ODU students through this initiative.

The Dominion Fund for Parents is instrumental in providing needed resources to Old Dominion University through the Parents Fund. This philanthropic support allows the administration to make investments in campus programs and facilities vital to campus life that would not otherwise be possible. Funds given to the Dominion Fund for Parents are allocated to areas such as:

Student Health Services Center

Gifts are being used for the following:

  • Combat TB infections
  • Support for injuries
  • Provide emergency medication

ODU Police Department

Money was used to hire additional shifts for the Escort Program which protects students while walking to and from class at night.

Student Emergency Fund

Makes resources available to help students that encounter unexpected hardships or emergencies.

Student Involvement

Offers students networking and leadership experiences through seminars, scholastic organizations, and experiential learning opportunities.

Career Management Center

Helps to enhance programs that better help students prepare for their careers.

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