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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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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!