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University Impact

Old Dominion University is committed to attracting top talent, nurturing investment and business start-ups, generating high-paying jobs and improving the quality of life for Hampton Roads and all of Virginia. We are seeding businesses and our own position of becoming the region's engine of economic development. Our local, regional and national impact will only continue to grow.

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs will be the true job creators in the 21st Century economy, and Old Dominion University plays a pivotal role in Hampton Roads and beyond, empowering a generation of entrepreneurs to fuel our economy.


ODU Resilience Collaborative

Climate change and sea level rise (CC/SLR) is a challenge for this region and the university does have a distinct and important role in meeting that challenge, especially as it applies to an urban coastal environment.

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Enterprise Innovation

The CEI Programs allow local businesses to engage the intellectual capital, innovative technologies and world-class infrastructure of ODU.

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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.

Academic Days

Picture yourself in the classroom, speak with professors in your major, and meet current students.

Upcoming Events

From sports games to concerts and lectures, join the ODU community at a variety of campus events.