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Signature Experience Phase Two:Learning

Phase Two: Learning

Learning through engagement leads to student success.

Monarch Leaders Retreat

"Through lectures, workshops, and a fantastic professional panel discussion, the retreat has helped me strengthen my leadership abilities."

-Laura Ancian

As a LEAP Student

"My employment experience in the LEAP program was invaluable! I had the opportunity to network, assist students with securing employment and develop a professional rapport with employers."

-Kaila Kea

Student Leadership

"Getting involved in the ODU community was key to my success and every student leader on campus."

-Zachary Schuhart

Living Learning Communities

Engaged Learning at ODU

The Arts at ODU

Study Abroad at ODU


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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.

First Fridays

Get an inside look into your major of interest when you speak to professors and current students at our monthly First Friday events.

Freshman Orientation

Welcome to the Monarch Nation! Orientation will be hosted on-campus. Events include course selection and registration, an overview of resources and a preview of campus life.