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Virginia Beach Higher Education Center. Photo David B. Hollingsworth/ODU

Virginia Beach Regional Center:Booking Information

Use of the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center by an outside agency is permitted under specific guidelines in accordance with the University's educational mission. Applications are reviewed and approval decisions determined after the 2nd week of each semester. Fees may apply.

We adhere to the Old Dominion University Academic Calendar.

If you are interested in booking a special event, please complete the ODU Virginia Beach Room Application (see Forms page) and return by fax to (757) 368-4101 or email VBRooms@odu.edu. The Facility Usage Guidelines & Agreement must also be signed and returned with the room application.

The following table outlines dates for accepting applications, booking events, and confirmations for each semester.

Semester Accepting applications after: Booking Dates Confirmations after:


November 1 January 1 - May 15 January 19
Summer March 1 May 16 - August 21 May 31
Fall June 1 August 22 - December 22 September 10

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