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International Learning

Old Dominion University strives to promote a multicultural education both on and off campus. Students are encouraged to spend a semester, year or break studying abroad and experiencing a new culture and gaining a global perspective. You can also explore the one of the various international centers right here on campus.

Study Abroad

Boardbeach Sunrise

Old Dominion University encourages all students to consider studying abroad for a summer, semester, or full year as part of their academic experience.

China Center

Delegation from China Visits ODU Confucius Institute

English Language Center


The ELC offers full and part-time courses in English as a Second Language. There is an Intensive Program for students who need in-depth study of English and a Bridge Program for students who have been conditionally accepted by the University.

Filipino American

Filipino History

The Filipino American Center serves as a resource and research center for Philippine history and culture.

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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!