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You Visit Tour. Webb Lion Fountain. June 1 2017. Photo David B. Hollingsworth

ODU Welcomes 3,100 Freshmen to Campus

Old Dominion University kicked off the 2019-20 academic year by about 3,100 freshmen during Friday's Move-In Day and Spirit Rally. Scheduled weekend events included Convocation and First Class.

Here are some quick facts about the campus for the Class of 2023:

  • ODU has 14 residential communities, with a total of 56 buildings.
  • There is about 1.3 million square feet of residential living space.
  • The University is home to 13 living-learning communities.
  • About 4,800 students, half of whom are freshmen, live in residence halls.
  • The University employs more than 275 students as resident assistants, office assistants, desk receptionists and night desk receptionists.
  • The campus has four dining halls: Broderick Dining Commons, Whitehurst Hall, Café 1201 in Webb Center and Rogers Café in Rogers Hall. Students living on campus are required to be on a meal plan.
  • Old Dominion has 148 buildings across 335 acres.
  • The more than 19,000 undergraduate and nearly 5,000 graduate students can join more than 300 student organizations.

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