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ODU Virginia Beach CenterResources

For Student Success & Support

Learning Commons

The Meyera Oberndorf Learning Commons is the central area for students. Pick up interlibrary loan materials, use a computer, visit the Career Development Services satellite office and more all in one convenient location. Learn more

Writing Center

The Writing Center is no longer offered at the Virginia Beach campus.

To learn more about the The Writing Center on the main Norfolk campus PLEASE CLICK HERE or call: 683-4013

Academic Support Services

Student success is a key goal of the Virginia Beach Regional Center. Get the fast track to the resources you need along with critical contact information. Learn more

Testing Services

Students can meet proctored exam guidelines by scheduling an exam at the Virginia Beach Regional Center. Learn more

Career Development Services

Students and alumni may access free career assistance at our Career Development Services satellite office inside the Learning Commons. Learn more

Online Resources

We know that time is valuable. Save some of your time by finding the most important information readily available for you online. Learn more

Transfer Center

ODU is here to assist you with your transition to the university. The services and programs offered to you as a Monarch are endless so take advantage of every opportunity. Learn more

For Faculty & Staff

Technical Support/Equipment

ITS Help

If you experience any computer or printer related problems at the Virginia Beach Center, please proceed as follows:

  1. Call the help desk at 683-3192 or email itshelp@odu.edu or use ITS Help Online
  2. Give your name, problem, location as the Virginia Beach Center, your office room number, and contact phone number
  3. If an ITS technician is in the building, they will be notified to assist you, but each problem must be logged into the system first.

Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN)

WLAN is available at the Virginia Beach Center. You must have a valid Old Dominion University account (MIDAS ID) and a laptop with wireless capabilities. For more information on requirements go to the Wireless LAN web page of ITS.

Computer Classroom

A 40-seat instructional computer classroom is available for use through Information Technology Services. Reservations can be made by contacting Dwayne Smith at DLSmith@odu.edu or (757) 683-5940.


Audio/Visual Equipment requests are made by completing a Room Application (see Forms page). The following equipment is available on a first come, first serve basis

  • 35mm slide projector
  • data projector
  • laptop computer
  • video camera
  • flip chart and pads

You may either fax a copy to 368-4109 or drop your completed form at either the Administration or Learning Commons desk.

Follow this link to the Equipment Use Authorization Form to check out equipment for off campus use from the Virginia Beach Center. Drop the completed form off at the Control Room 164 in order to pick up the equipment. Please call 368-4130 if you have any questions.

A photocopier is available for faculty use in Room 146A and is equipped to accept your Department's copy card.

On Campus Equipment/Reservation

To check out equipment or reserve space through ITS Classroom Central on campus, please fill out a Classroom Central Equipment Request Form or Classroom Central Reservation Form.

Office Space

The Virginia Beach Center offers shared faculty office space for faculty to use. Please submit an ODU VB Shared Faculty Office Request form (see Forms section).
It is essential that you identify the day and time of day you plan to use the shared office space. The shared office at times may be jointly occupied. An ODU VB Shared Faculty Office Request form can be sent to Admin & Facilities Support via fax (757) 368-4109 or email at VBRooms@odu.edu.

Onsite Class Exam Administration Request

Please complete the Onsite Class Exam Administration Request form located on the Forms page.

Classroom Supplies

Please see staff at the Admin or Learning Commons desks for classroom supplies (dry erase markers and erasers) if there are none available in your classroom.

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 or Learning Commons desk. Learn more

Alumni Resources

Students and alumni may access free career assistance at our Career Development Services satellite office inside the Learning Commons.

Get connected and stay connected with the ODU Alumni Association! The Old Dominion University Alumni Association serves over 110,000 members connecting Monarchs worldwide with one another and the university. All ODU graduates receive automatic membership as well as services exclusively for alumni.

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