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Students Events & Tours

Visit Campus

We are offering both virtual opportunities and on-campus, student led tours and events all year long! Discover our academic colleges with our monthly First Friday events. Built like programs specific Open Houses, these sessions invite your exploration!

Click on"Events & Tours" for a sneak peek of campus and reserve your spot with the links below to view our calendar offerings and register your attendance. Following registration, a confirmation email and text with detailed parking and meeting instructions will be sent to the email address and phone number provided. We hope to see you on campus soon!


Esports Arena Tour

Discover our Monarch Esports Arena (MEA), a multi-purpose facility with 2,400+ sq. ft. of gaming space. The MEA features 50 gaming computers, consoles, and a library of games to choose from. During your visit, offered most first Fridays of the month, you can expect to:

  • Mingle with current ODU gamers and staff
  • One-hour tour of our dynamic facility
  • Learn about our Varsity Esports teams and the gaming community!

          Want to make the most out of your day? Schedule a walking tour of campus and a First Friday Academic Open House.

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          Ready to Reign?

          Designed for the admitted or confirmed first-year student, our Ready to Reign summer series will showcase why you committed to ODU or highlight why you should! At these events, you can expect:

          • Special Gift Bag at Check-in
          • Campus Tour & Next Steps Presentation
          • Love Where You Live Information Session
          • Financial Aid Walk-In Appointments

          Please Note: This series does not mimic or take the place of Monarch Orientation.

          Explore our waterfront campus from anywhere in the world!