Weather Updates

Due to forecasted severe weather for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, Old Dominion University has made important modifications for Homecoming attendees.

The Alumni and Friends Homecoming Social and Fireworks slated for Friday has been canceled, and Big Blue’s Boardwalk has been moved to Webb Center, North Café.

Additionally, the Homecoming Parade on Saturday has been canceled.

Activities scheduled for Kaufman and Williamsburg Lawns will be moved indoors. Tailgating in parking lots, garages and other areas will NOT be permitted due to the expected high winds and projected rainfall totals. All other events will continue as planned. 

The Old Dominion University football game versus Texas A&M Commerce is still scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Event Highlights

Monarchs Give Back

The annual Monarchs Give Back food drive, led by ODU’s First Lady, Marisela Rosas Hemphill, Ph.D., has a goal this year to collect 25,000 non-perishable items by Sept. 22. Donations will benefit Norfolk Public School students and the Monarch Pantry, which is available to currently enrolled ODU students.

Looking Back at 2022