Orientation Modules

Welcome to Old Dominion University

We are first-generation students, fourth-generation veterans, and the next generation of risk-taking entrepreneurs who will invent our own tables instead of waiting for a seat at another's. 

Key Issues for Academic Success

Dean Wojtowicz in the Graduate School provides an overview on the key issues for graduate academic success.

Student Health Services & Insurance

ODU graduate students who are degree-seeking and are on campus or in the Hampton Roads region are eligible to enroll.

If you are a domestic graduate student, and you are interested in signing up for health insurance through Old Dominion University, the time to enroll is now. Open enrollment for health insurance coverage ends on September 30. Open enrollment for optional dental or vision coverage ends on September 14. Payment is due at the time you enroll.

The link to find out more information relating to costs and coverage and to enroll is www.uhcsr.com/odu. Additional questions can be emailed to gradhealth@odu.edu.

Counseling Services

We provide more services than our name implies. Learn more about how our staff is committed to your success and what resources are available to you.

Campus Safety

The Old Dominion University Police Department is dedicated to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for its students, staff, and visitors. 

Women & Gender Equity Center

Information about resources, services, and programs provided by the Women & Gender Equity Center.

Taking Care of Business

Prepared by Auxiliary Services, learn about: getting your student ID, available meal plans, PNC Bank, the University Bookstore, the Monarch Techstore, Transportation & Parking Services through ODU and community partners, employment opportunities through Aramark, and more. 

Applying to Post-Baccalaureate Endorsement Programs

Dean of Students Office

Resources regarding off-campus housing, student outreach & support, and retention outreach.

Career Development Services

Visit our award-winning Career Commons to schedule an appointment for drop-in coaching, career assistance on-campus or online, and more.