All newly admitted full time students health forms are due by August 1.

Dear Monarch Community,

We have entered the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency and have made some changes for our free COVID-19 testing and masking policies. Effective May 8th if you need symptomatic or asymptomatic COVID-19 testing please call Student Health Services at 757-683-3132. There will be a fee for most COVID-19 testing. Students with symptoms are asked to take a home test if available prior to coming in the clinic for testing. 

Old Dominion University will continue to monitor and adjust operations as needed to respond to changes or guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Please take note of the following information and current guidance.

Mitigating the Risk of COVID-19

  • Find a test location.
  • Masking is optional unless otherwise noted, such as in the Student Health Center or as part of academic program elements like clinicals that may require masks for participation. Masks will continue to be available at locations across campus.
  • Students participating in clinical experiences and/or course labs are required to comply with the COVID-19 policies and procedures of their assigned clinical and/or lab site. This includes compliance with any masking requirements as noted above.
  • For vaccine information, visit Vaccinate Virginia for local and regional sites. Please continue to read the ODU Announcements for the next COVID-19 Pop-Up Clinic.
  • Persons with a recent confirmed exposure should wear a well-fitting mask for 10 days when indoors and should receive testing at day five or greater after exposure and sooner if symptomatic: regardless of vaccination status.

Managing COVID-19

  • You are no longer required to complete a report if you test positive or believe you have been a close contact of someone who has tested positive. We will no longer offer case management services for employees or students. This also means that ODU will no longer publish its COVID-19 Dashboard.
  • If you test positive, do not attend classes, work, or events at ODU for five days or as long as you are sick.
  • The CDC calls for anyone who tests positive to isolate for at least five days, wear a well-fitted mask when around others for an additional five days, and notify close contacts. Click here for additional information.
  • Students should contact Student Outreach and Support at for assistance with notification to instructors regarding an extended absence of a week or more due to extenuating circumstances (medical, death in immediate family, etc.). This notification serves as a verification of extenuating circumstances; all decisions about excused absences and makeup work are made at the discretion of the instructor.

Parking for Student Health Services Patients

Parking space #4905 is available adjacent to Owens Hall for student patients who may have difficulty accessing Student Health due to physical limitations or illness. Students who use this parking space must provide their vehicle information and license number to the Student Health Center receptionist on arrival and vacate the parking space on leaving the Student Health Center.
From Downtown Norfolk, turn left onto 49th Street. From the Naval Base, turn right onto 49th Street. Continue down 49th Street and turn left into the last parking lot (Lot 49) before Powhatan Avenue. You will see blue dumpsters in the lot. The reserved space for Student Health Services (SHS) will be on the right. Park in that space. We are located on the 1st floor of the Student Recreation and Wellbeing Center, Suite 1402. It’s easier to enter through the front of the building. See the map for the office location in proximity to your parking. If getting to our office from the parking lot seems confusing, feel free to call the office at 757-683-3132 (press 3) and we’ll be happy to meet you at the parking space to escort you to our Suite.

Failure to follow time restrictions on parking (for the duration of the appointment only) will result in the vehicle being towed at the student's expense.

Student Health Services is offering self-scheduling flu appointments for students. Schedule an appointment using the online Monarch Wellness Portal or call 757-683-3132.

Health records and immunization documents can be uploaded through the Monarch Wellness Portal (preferred method) or mailed to:

Old Dominion University Student Health Services
4700 Powhatan Avenue, Suite 1402
Norfolk, VA. 23529

Student Health Services