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Signature Experience

As a Monarch, you can thrive in an inclusive community that offers real-life experiences and active learning with faculty, students, and staff. These opportunities are designed to get you actively involved in the learning process and help connect you to the resources, culture, tradition, and excitement found at Old Dominion University.

  • Numerous meaningful and engaging opportunities that promote active and relevant learning
  • A learning environment marked by a very diverse, inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students
  • All of the resources, opportunities, culture, history, and excitement found in the vibrant, southeast Virginia metropolitan region

Each phase has options to actively learn and succeed:


Engage in an activity as a first year or new student.


Learning through engagement leads to student success.

Career Success

Experiences lead to career success.

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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.