Parents & Family
Thank you for sending your "favorite" student to Old Dominion University. The building blocks for success are all here. ODU is a forward-thinking institution, combining innovative teaching and nationally recognized faculty with a multicultural campus to create a university community that is both challenging and supportive.
From theatre arts to nursing to modeling and simulation, ODU offers over 60 undergraduate academic programs. Learn more about our programs and schedules.
- ODU alums in all 50 states and in 50 countries
- ODU's first sports nickname
- Degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels
- $80 Million
- Annual research grants and contracts
Communication is one of the keys to a successful college career and students' families can play a fundamental part in keeping the lines of communication open. Stay informed about campus happenings and policies.
We want our students to have all of the tools necessary to be successful in school and in their careers. Take a look at what's in our toolkit.
Over 4000 students live on campus and enjoy the benefits of a living-learning community. Explore life on ODU's campus.
Higher education gives a great return on investment and Old Dominion University offers a wide variety of financial aid options including loans, grants, scholarships and student employment.