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Career Development ServicesAbout Us

Mission Statement

CDS provides all students with comprehensive, integrative, and innovative career readiness through educational, experiential, and exploratory opportunities that position students for success in their careers and communities. Through a lens of student success and collaboration, we engage alumni, employers, and community members to support all students in dynamic career learning and immerse them in targeted investigation of professional interests.


Focus Pillars

  1. Education: Engage students in dynamic career learning

  2. Experience: Provide/equip students with interactive career experiences

  3. Exploration: Immerse students in targeted investigation of interests, abilities, majors, and careers

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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

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Commencement 2022

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