Career and Advising Resource Center

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The Career and Advising Resource Center (CARC) provides career and academic advising services for students in the Darden College of Education & Professional Studies. Students who visit CARC are encouraged to plan for their academic program and investigate career opportunities through exploration and engagement with an academic advisor.

CARC provides students access to university resources including Career Development Services and Student Enrollment and Engagement Services. CARC Advisors believe in a collaborative partnership to maximize the potential of each student, and are available to answer any questions as students discover their academic and career plans.

How to Contact Us

  • Advisors are available:
    • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • When possible, email your advisor as that is the best way to contact them for assistance. Find your advisor's email here.
  • You may call the main office number at (757) 683-4789 for assistance.
    • If you leave a voicemail, please leave your name, ODU UIN or date of birth, best contact number, and a brief message.

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Learn how best to connect with your advisor.

We appreciate your patience during this time. Our advisors will be doing their best to accommodate any appointments already scheduled. Please continue to check your ODU email for further information from your advisor. You may also email your advisor, but please allow for a short delay in his/her response. Again, we appreciate your patience during this time.

New and current ODU students as well as prospective students who are not yet admitted to the University, or students returning after being away from the University for a year, should contact the main office at (757) 683-4789 or email to schedule an appointment.


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