At Old Dominion University, your safety and security is our highest priority. We encourage students, faculty and staff to partner with the us and utilize our provided services, initiatives and training opportunities. Together, we can navigate safely through working, living and studying successfully at ODU and in Norfolk, VA.
Check out our safety-related services and programs below. For more information about safety measures at Old Dominion, visit the ODU Police Department website.
Programs & Services
Play an active role in your safety. Learn some simple, easy-to-follow tips for living, learning and enjoying life safely at ODU.
The ODU Police Department offers a variety of services and programs to serve the campus community.
ODU is committed to fire prevention- using safety education, training initiatives, and proactive polices to keep campus smoke-free and safe.
Report concerning behaviors to TEAM- ODU's Threat Education Assessment & Management Team
The Women & Gender Equity Center at ODU strives to create a world that is free of gender bias and help students achieve their full potential.
The Safe Space Training Program provides education advocacy and awareness to reduce homophobia/transphobia and heterosexism on campus.
SAFE RIDE provides a safe and secure alternative to walking around campus at night.
In case of emergencies, students, faculty, and staff can sign up to be immediately notified by text message, instant message, or phone call.
LiveSafe is a free mobile app to enhance the personal safety of the ODU community. Get alerts, partner with friends, connect with police, and more!