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Senior Class Experience

May the Reign Live Forever!

May the Reign

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Join us for the below events designed to celebrate you and commemorate the graduate experience.

Students should continue to monitor their ODU student emails for updates on commencement exercises.


Senior Week Events

Graduate Grand Finale

Monday, April 18

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Hampton/Newport News Room

6:30-8:30PM

Graduates are invited to bring their cap and gown and use the 360 photo experience, decorate their cap, and relax with their peers.

Refreshments and giveaways will be provided while supplies last.

Graduates can also write a letter to a supporter to thank them!

Monarchs Rock

Thursday, April 21

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Dominion Rock

12:30PM-1:30PM

Graduates will be able to put their hand on the rock and leave their mark at ODU one last time!


Senior Brunch

Friday, May 6

Senior Brunch and Toast

Big Blue Room inside Chartway Arena

10:30AM

Senior Brunch is a program for graduating seniors to toast to their accomplishments! Registration closes on April 28 or at capacity. Registration required.

RSVP here!

Commencement Exercises

Friday, May 6 - Saturday, May 7

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Friday, May 6

Chartway Arena

2:00PM

Arts and Letters Undergraduate Ceremony

Saturday, May 7

Chartway Arena

9:00AM

Strome College of Business and Darden College of Education Undergraduate Ceremony

Saturday, May 7

Chartway Arena

2:00PM

Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology, College of Health Science, and College of Sciences Undergraduate Ceremony, School of Cybersecurity


Senior Class Challenge

The Senior Class Challenge is a fundraising initiative that was created to give seniors of the current graduating class an opportunity to show their unwavering Monarch pride and leave their lasting legacy after graduation.

By participating in the Senior Class Challenge, our graduating seniors are helping to provide a scholarship to assist students who would not be able to complete their ODU degree due to financial constraints. The gifts will go directly to the ODU Student Concordia Award, an endowed scholarship created by University Advancement.

To give, students will pay $20.XX in honor of their graduation year. As a thank you, each student donor will receive an ODU philanthropy honor cord to wear at commencement as a show of their commitment and support.

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