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Peninsula Higher Education Center

ODU Peninsula CenterSpecial Events & Room Reservations

Reserve space for your next meeting, retreat or training event

State-of-the-art conference rooms, computer labs and instructional classrooms are available to ODU personnel and public and private organizations for conferences, retreats and continuing education purposes at competitive rental rates. The cities of Hampton and Newport News each have a namesake conference room that is free to use for municipal departments.




Facility Usage Application

  • Applications are accepted up to 6 months in advance of the requested date.
  • Facility Usage Guidelines & Agreement are included in the application to be signed. Please review thoroughly.
  • Allow 5 business days to process application (though we are usually faster).

Please consult our Center Information page for a complete list of amenities, hours of operation and nearby lodging and review the photo gallery below to review rooms and resources.





Rooms & Resources

We cannot accommodate all requests but strive to support ODU's mission to serve its students and enrich the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement within the timetable of ODU's academic calendar.

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