Your first year at Old Dominion University is critical to your success. We want you to create connections and support systems and seek help when you need to. Locating and using the resources available at ODU will help you succeed.
Here's what students and their families are saying about the programs available through First Year Experiences:
Student comments about Orientation, 2008:
"I learned a lot about my major and I know that ODU was the right choice for me!"
"I was most satisfied with the friendly spirit that ushered me into my preview session. I felt 'at home' and was assured that I had made the right choice in my new home."
" I loved meeting with my advisors as well as students interested in the same major."
" I liked that everyone was helpful and treated me like a part of the ODU family."
Parent comments about Orientation, 2008:
"The staff at ODU really care about the success of my student."
"I liked the positive attitude and sense of humor from the orientation leaders, faculty and staff."
"The college academic presentations were excellent. I felt there is excellent support for academic success while also providing a strong, realistic view of the challenges of starting college."
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