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Center for Global EngagementCultural Exchange Programs for ODU Students

Highly engaged, passionate ODU students make excellent candidates for a wide variety of national-level scholarships. Some of the opportunities listed here require a university endorsement - a process which is managed through the Center for Global Engagement. The list of opportunities below is not comprehensive and we welcome suggestions to continue to grow this list.

Welcome to Burgas

ODU's Prue Salasky is spending a year in Bulgaria after receiving a Fulbright U.S. student program English teaching assistant grant. She has started a blog to chronicle her experiences. Visit blog 

Prue Salasky
Bulgarian dancers performing traditional folk dance

Are you nervous? Do you wish you weren't going? These questions surfaced from friends and family soon before departure. "Not really" and "No" have been my responses, because everything about this adventure (which would seem bizarre if someone else told me they were embarking on it) seems so right for me at this time.

Read Prue's Blog

Confucius Institute Study Abroad Trip

Study Abroad

ODU encourages all students to consider studying abroad for a summer, semester, or full year as part of their academic experience. Study abroad can enhance any major by challenging students to adapt to a new academic system and to infuse their studies with a global perspective. In addition, the culture and language learning opportunities are unparalleled.

 Visit the Office of Study Abroad

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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!