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Office of Intercultural RelationsBlack Initiatives

The Office of Intercultural Relations (OIR) is dedicated to fostering Black students' cultural expression and development. OIR promotes and enhances cultural diversity on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of programs that foster appreciation and understanding of the African Diaspora's diverse cultures. We invite you to explore our website and hope that you will be inspired to get involved.





Family/Alumni Connection

Black Alumni Connections

ODU strives to promote student success, learning, and development through family/alumni communication and support. Students and family members are encouraged to join:



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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.

Spring Open Houses

Explore our beautiful campus and its community! Join us for our Spring Open House events in February and March.