For Student Success & Support

The Meyera Oberndorf Learning Commons serves as a central area for student services. Pick up interlibrary loan materials, use a computer and more all in one convenient location. Learn more►

The Writing Center is no longer offered at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center.

To learn more about the The Writing Center on the main Norfolk campus PLEASE CLICK HERE or call: 757-683-4013

Students can meet proctored exam guidelines by scheduling an exam at the Virginia Beach Regional Center. Learn more►

We know that time is valuable. Save some of your time by finding the most important information readily available for you online. Learn more►

ODU is here to assist you with your transition to the university. The services and programs offered to you as a Monarch are endless so take advantage of every opportunity. Learn more►

For Faculty & Staff

ITS Help

If you experience any computer or printer related problems at the Virginia Beach Center, please proceed as follows:

  1. Call the help desk at 683-3192 or email or use ITS Help Online
  2. Give your name, problem, location as the Virginia Beach Center, your office room number, and contact phone number
  3. If an ITS technician is in the building, they will be notified to assist you, but each problem must be logged into the system first.

Wireless Local Area Networking (WLAN)

WLAN is available at the Virginia Beach Center. You must have a valid Old Dominion University account (MIDAS ID) and a laptop with wireless capabilities. For more information on requirements go to the Wireless LAN web page of ITS.

Computer Classroom

A 40-seat instructional computer classroom is available for use through Information Technology Services. Reservations can be made by contacting Dwayne Smith at or (757) 683-5940.


Audio/Visual Equipment requests are made by completing a Room Application (see Forms page). The following equipment is available on a first come, first serve basis

  • 35mm slide projector
  • data projector
  • laptop computer
  • video camera
  • flip chart and pads

You may either fax a copy to 368-4109 or drop your completed form at either the Administration or Learning Commons desk.

Follow this link to the Equipment Use Authorization Form to check out equipment for off campus use from the Virginia Beach Center. Drop the completed form off at the Control Room 164 in order to pick up the equipment. Please call 368-4130 if you have any questions.

A photocopier is available for faculty use in Room 146A and is equipped to accept your Department's copy card.

On Campus Equipment/Reservation

To check out equipment or reserve space through ITS Classroom Central on campus, please fill out a Classroom Central Equipment Request Form or Classroom Central Reservation Form.

Please complete the Onsite Class Exam Administration Request form located on the Forms page.

Please see staff at the Learning Commons desk for classroom supplies (dry erase markers and erasers) if there are none available in your classroom.

A lactation room is provided for nursing mothers on the second floor. Please request use of the room from a staff member at the Learning Commons desk. Learn more

Alumni Resources


Get connected and stay connected with the ODU Alumni Association! The Old Dominion University Alumni Association serves over 110,000 members connecting Monarchs worldwide with one another and the university. All ODU graduates receive automatic membership as well as services exclusively for alumni. ODU Alumni Association►