Forward Focused

The path forward calls, as our focus sharpens on taking this next step, together. Raising $500 million over these five years is no small feat, but if we are to capitalize on the great momentum of all of our efforts to date, the time to act is now. 

Goal $500 Million

Campaign funds raised to date


You Can Make a Difference

Private donations are essential to maintaining the quality education and cutting-edge research that are the cornerstones of Old Dominion University. Your money helps open the doors to new opportunities for ODU students and provides them with the tools they need to not only be successful but excel at whatever they undertake.

Help Create a Better Future

We are generating success after success at Old Dominion University. Naming new schools and announcing new partnerships to address urgent needs for our region.

Give Now

When you give to Old Dominion University, you ensure that our students and teachers can continue to forge their own paths for generations to come.

Explore the various options for making donations to the university... The brick you lay today will support an ODU student's dream tomorrow.

Student Success

Everything we do comes back to improving the success of our students.


To remain an R1 institution, we must continue to invest in ODU’s research capabilities.


ODU collaborates with regional partners such as Eastern Virginia Medical School, Sentara Healthcare and Norfolk State University.


Every visitor to campus should think is that ODU is clearly a world-class institution. Help us build this vision!

Academic Excellence

We focus on attracting and retaining impressive faculty who provide outstanding lessons and mentorship for our students.


To gain a competitive edge in athletics, we’re looking to deliver $60 million in athletic scholarships to recruit the best talent.