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New Graduate School Student Orientation

Welcome to The Graduate School at Old Dominion University

On behalf of the Graduate School at Old Dominion University, I would like to extend you a warm welcome to our program. Congratulations on your decision to take the next steps in your higher education. We're happy you decided to choose ODU!

The New Graduate Student Orientation is designed to give you an overview of University services as well as policies and procedures in relation to your graduate education. The orientation modules are now available online.

You will have access to this training module throughout the entire semester. We encourage you to review all of the modules initially, and then come back to review them again should questions arise.

You will be asked to do an evaluation of this training in the final orientation module. Your feedback is important to us and helps us revise and improve training. We look forward to your comments and suggestions.

If you have any questions regarding Graduate School, please email us at graduateschool@odu.edu.If you have questions related to a specific service or topic covered in the orientation modules, you can reach out to the specific departments providing the information.

To get started, click the blue button at the bottom of the page labeled New Graduate Student Orientation.

New Graduate Student Orientation Module Structure

Module 1: Welcome to Old Dominion University

Module 2: Office of Intercultural Relations

Module 3: Office of Visa Immigration Services & Advising

Module 4: Student Health Services & Graduate Student Health Insurance

Module 5: Office of Counseling Services

Module 6: Campus Safety

Module 7: Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity

Module 8: Women's Center

Module 9: Writing Center

Module 10: Student Conduct & Academic Integrity

Module 11: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Module 12: Career Development Services

Module 13: University Libraries

Module 14: Dean of Students Office Resources

Module 15: Taking Care of Business

Module 16: Key Issues for Graduate Academic Success

Module 17: New Graduate Student Orientation Evaluation

Get Started by Tapping the New Graduate Student Orientation Button!