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In-Person Fall 2022 Military Transition to ODU Program (MTOP)

 - time/details may vary.
08/15/2022 11:30 AM EST - 1:30 PM EST
Webb University Center - North Café

Speaker Information:

  • Kristal Kinloch-Taylor
    Director, Military Connection Center
  • Dr. Don Stansberry
    Vice President for Student Engagement and Enrollment (SEES)
  • Robert Clark, CAPT USN (Ret.)
    Director, Military Activities Liaison & Special Projects
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA)
    Student Representative

Program of Events:

  • Welcome Remarks
  • Lunch
  • Kahoot and Giveaway
  • Workshops
    • GI Bill/VA Benefits
    • Ch. 35/VMSDEP
    • Transfer Credit/JST
    • Coaching/Career Development
  • Employer Engagement
  • Q&A
  • Optional Tour

Resource Tables:

Transfer Initiatives and Transfer Center
Assists transfer students with focus on their specific needs.
Representative #1: Akeyla Porcher
Representative #2: Christopher Yost
Office Email Address: transfercenters@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-3699

Virginia Department of Veterans Services
Assists veterans with state and federal benefits
Representative #1: Florence Hayes-Addison
Representative #2: Darnisha Vinson
Official Email Address: florence.hayes-addison@dvs.virginia.gov
Phone: 757-689-3729

Office of Educational Accessibility
Assists with accommodations and disabilities
Representative #1: Susan Nixon
Office Email Address: oea@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4655

Office of Counseling Services
Provides comprehensive mental health services to all enrolled students.
Representative #1: Sarah Kalafsky
Office Email Address: ledmomso@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4401

Career Development Services
Assists with resumes, interview prep, job searches, work-study positions, student employment etc.
Representative #1: Mary Smith
Phone: 757-683-4388

Center for Major Exploration and Mane Connect Success
Advising and coaching office for exploratory students.
Representative #1: Laura Donato
Representative #2: Katie St. John
Office Email Address: maneconnect@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4805

Parking Information:

Parking is available in the 49th Street Stadium Garage, 4904 Bluestone Avenue on floors 3-5 ONLY. Signage will be posted at each entrance of the garage directing guests to the upper floors. Ticketing will be suspended on Wednesday August 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for guests attending the MTOP event. Guests are advised not to park in any of the clearly marked reserved spaces as those areas are enforced at all times. Any vehicles parking out of the designated assigned area are subject to ticketing.

Meal Information:

Box Lunches/Aramark Catering