Old Dominion College

Fight Song

The Fight Song of Old Dominion University (ODU), along with the Alma Mater and the Football Fight Song, is one of the songs commonly sung at ODU. The football fight song is played at all sporting events as the main fight song. Words and videos of the ODU Songs are available online. History The first… read more »


Wrestling was one of the intercollegiate sports at Old Dominion University (ODU). Wrestling matches took place at the Health and Physical Education Building and later the Ted Constant Convocation Center. ODU discontinued the wrestling program in April 2020. History The first season of the wrestling team at ODU took place during the 1957-1958 academic year,… read more »

Graduate School

The Graduate School is one of the academic colleges and schools at Old Dominion University (ODU). The Graduate School oversees the development of all the graduate courses at ODU. The school was established in July 2016 and is currently housed in Monarch Hall. History While the Graduate School was established in 2016, graduate programs at… read more »

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing is one of the schools at Old Dominion University (ODU). The school, which offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and licensure programs, is located in the ODU Virginia Beach Center. History ODU first offered a program in nursing in 1962, and the following year, a department of nursing was established in… read more »

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Recipients

The Fulbright Program offers students and scholars the opportunity to study, teach, do research, and exchange ideas in more than 160 countries. Old Dominion University (ODU) has participated in the program as far back as 1966. ODU Fulbright Scholars 1966-1969 1966-1967: William Schellings, Discipline: History, Host: University of Tokyo (Japan) 1970-1979 1971-1972: Harold Wilson, Discipline:… read more »

Student Enrollment

Student enrollment has changed dramatically since Old Dominion University (ODU) opened its doors in 1930. During the 1930-1931 academic year, there were 206 students registered for classes at the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary. By the 2022-2023 academic year, there were 23,107 students registered for classes. Student Headcount The following is… read more »

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is one of the departments that make up the College of Sciences at Old Dominion University. The department is located in the Chemistry Building between the Jim Jarrett Athletic Administration Building and the Oceanography and Physical Sciences Building. Prior to 2021, the department was located in the Alfriend Building…. read more »

Field Hockey at ODU

The Field Hockey program at ODU plays their games at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex on the campus of Old Dominion University (ODU). The field hockey team currently has nine NCAA national championship titles. The team currently plays in the Big East Conference. History The field hockey team began shortly after the Norfolk Division was… read more »

Baseball at ODU

Baseball is one of the athletic programs at Old Dominion University (ODU). Home baseball games take place at the Bud Metheny Baseball Complex. History Baseball at ODU began shortly after the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary began in 1930. The first game took place in March 1931 with A. Rufus Tonelson… read more »