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Board of Visitors Student Representative How to Apply

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Apply to be the Student Representative to the Board of Visitors

Applicants are encouraged to have their materials reviewed by the Career Development Services Office and the ODU Writing Center.

Please send completed applications via email or drop off at the Vice President's Office for SEES located at 1002 Koch Hall.

Due: TBA – normally in mid-March

Student Representative Eligibility:


  1. The student shall be a non-voting, advisory member of the Board.

  2. The term of service of the student Board member shall be one year, beginning on the May commencement date of each year.

  3. To be eligible to serve, a student must have successfully completed at least 15 semester hours of course work at Old Dominion and possess and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

  4. The student must be registered for at least six hours per semester during the regular academic year.

  5. Must be an enrolled student for Fall and Spring.


To apply for the position of Student Representative to the Board of Visitors, submit the following application packet for review:


  1. Cover page with: Name, Address, Phone, E-Mail, UIN.

  2. 3 letters of reference - references should be from faculty members, coaches, employers, supervisors, advisers.

  3. Current resume listing campus & community involvement.

  1. A letter of intent indicating why you wish to serve - punctuation, grammar, and clarity are essential.

  2. To be eligible to serve, a student must have successfully completed at least 15 semester hours of course work at Old Dominion and possess and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.





Click the button to the right to submit your Board of Visitors Student Representative application packet.