Campus Resources

Monarch connections begin with our faculty and staff in classrooms, on playing fields and within campus buildings and residence halls. Working together, the Office of Alumni Relations, the Alumni Association and ODU faculty and staff can sustain these connections long after graduation. Opportunities for partnership include:

Academic Grants
The Alumni Association offers financial support to help colleges engage graduates of their programs.

Contact Information & Mailing Lists
Thanks to diligent management of the official alumni database, there is no need for you or your department to maintain separate contact lists. Faculty and staff may request contact information for individuals or an official, up-to-date address list through our office. Faculty and staff who hold an ODU degree may search the Lion's Den—the ODU Alumni Association’s exclusive web-based online database—for fellow graduates' contact information.

Alumni often provide updates to their departments or individual faculty. Please help us keep data current by forwarding information to odualumni@odu.edu.

e-Newsletters & Communications
The Association’s Alumni e-News offers you a vehicle to share current news and events with our graduates. Our office also can distribute your college’s electronic communications on your behalf.

Event Support & Promotion
The Office of Alumni Relations can work with you to promote events to graduates of your prorgam. In addition, the Alumni Association hosts networking events connecting your current students with alumni who share academic backgrounds or professional interests.

Our office also can help you recognize alumni who support academic programs as guest lecturers, panelists, workshop leaders or volunteers.

Recognition for Scholarship
The Alumni Association awards the annual Tonelson Award to commend an individual faculty member for excellence in teaching, research, scholarly activities and service.

The Association grants the Adam Thoroughgood Scholarship and recognizes the top students from each college as well as the graduate with the highest GPA at each commencement ceremony with our Outstanding Scholar Awards.

Other Requests
The Alumni Association is proud to help faculty and staff connect with our alumni. For collaboration on these initiatives—or to create something completely new—contact us at extension 3097 or odualumni@odu.edu.