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Directions & Parking

Please note that traffic in the area of the Ted Constant Convocation Center may become congested within an hour of the ceremony start time.


Guests are encouraged to park in the parking garage located between 41st and 43rd Streets (43rd Street parking garage). Signage on Hampton Boulevard will direct you to the appropriate entrances.

Parking is also available in the 45th Street parking garage (located between 45th and 47th Streets).

Students may park in the Elkhorn Parking Garage located off 43rd Street near the intersection with Elkhorn Avenue.

Hotel Accommodations

The Office of Admissions maintains an excellent listing of hotels in close proximity to campus. Please note that any special "ODU Rates" indicated on the admissions page may not be applicable for commencement weekend. Please visit the Accommodations Page for full details.

The Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau website has more information about the City of Norfolk and other activities available in the area during your stay.