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Traveling the rails of downtown Norfolk is the new ODU light rail car.

Sustainable Transportation

Sustainable Options

ODU supports active and healthy commuting habits by encouraging transportation options that reduce single occupancy vehicle use in exchange for healthier, more affordable and convenient modes of transportation.

Car pooling

Carpool Permits

ODU encourages carpooling with an affordable parking permit option for Faculty & Staff carpoolers.



Traffix is ODU's Commuter Benefits program. Earn rewards for taking greener trips by walking, biking, carpooling and riding transit!


Public Transit

ODU partners with Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) to provide affordable regional transit options.

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Monarch Transit

Monarch Transit shuttles provide fixed-route bus service to all current ODU Students, Faculty and Staff

Bike and Build


ODU is a Bicycle Friendly University, with many bike-friendly programs and services for Monarch riders

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Lime Scooters & Bikes

Dockless electric scooter share program available on ODU's Norfolk Campus.

Go Green

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Sustainable Campus

Even though Monarchs are blue we're committed to "going green." Find out more about the campus' sustainability efforts and how you can help.

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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!