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Sophomore Success

The Sophomore Success Program is dedicated to assisting students through the transition from the freshman to sophomore years by supporting academic success, promoting major and career exploration, and encouraging campus and community connectedness through specific programming and events.

The Sophomore Success Program is a collaborative effort between Student Transition and Family Programs and Academic Enhancement.


Sophomore Success Luncheon

Sophomore Success Luncheons give students within each college an opportunity to enjoy lunch with faculty members from their college, giving students a chance to engage with faculty outside of the classroom.


Cyber Services

ODU provides a wealth of resources to help sophomores be successful with classes, career planning, finances and more.



Maximize your ODU experience with helpful articles and tips for Monarch sophomores. Sophomore Success News also has important activities and deadlines.

Sophomore Stars

McAuliffe Visit

The Sophomore Stars program fosters academic, social, and personal growth throughout the sophomore year.


Students Studying

See what upperclassmen have to say about their sophomore year and what advice they have for you!