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Parents & Family

Parents & Family

Family Connection

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.

Did You Know?

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.

Academic Success

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.

Campus Life

Over 4000 students live on campus and enjoy the benefits of a living-learning community. Explore life on ODU's campus.

Money Matters

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.


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