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Old Dominion University's Tri-Cities Center is YOUR Local ODU, providing:

  • Accessible, high quality education in Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Suffolk.
  • Select graduate and undergraduate degrees, certificates and continuing education programs offered in traditional, web-based and hybrid formats.
  • State-of-the-art academic facilities that offer resources to support success and accelerate time to degree completion especially among commuter, transfer and adult students who navigate our transportation-challenged area.
  • Conference, training and professional development space for academic departments, local school divisions, municipalities, businesses and nonprofits.

Summer Hours




Building Hours

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Administrative Office

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Classrooms/Control Room

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.



Computer Lab (Room 1221)

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Center Amenities

Available Classrooms and Facilities

  • 1 student computer lab with 27 computers
  • 2 student study/break rooms
  • 2 teaching computer labs with 25 computers each (wall divider converts to 50 computers)
  • 3 conference rooms
  • 5 telecourse classrooms
  • 5 2-way classrooms
  • 6 faculty work pods
  • Lactation Room: A lactation room is provided for nursing mothers on the first floor. Please request use of the room from a staff member at the Administrative Office.

Available Services

  • Admissions, registration, advising and other student services
  • Exam Proctoring
  • ODU Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Student ID Cards
  • On-site Security
  • Library access
  • B&W printer (students and faculty/staff)
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Classroom supplies: markers, flip chart, etc.

Nearby Lodging

Approved Catering

View the list of preferred caterers for the ODU Tri-Cities Center (PDF)

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ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

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Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!