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Spirit, Pride & Traditions

Campus Traditions

Student Crosses Seal on Kaufman Mall

Learn all about the many ODU traditions that have been passed down from class to class.

History of the Monarch

Big Blue

The ODU Monarch developed from a reference in history that dates back to 1693. Find out how it was adopted to represent today's campus.


Homecoming Celebrations

Monarch Family Weekend

Football fans show their Monarch spirit

Get familiar with life at ODU through fun and exciting events with your parents.


Monarch fans

Learn ODU's songs so you can sing them loudly and proudly at the next game.

The University Seal

Students Walking to Commencement Ceremony

The Old Dominion Seal was designed to proudly memorialize where the university has been and the promising future it has.