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Approximately 3,300 new students will begin the 1999-2000 school year at Old Dominion when classes start Saturday, Aug. 28. The new and transfer students bring the university's enrollment to approximately 18,000.

Friday, Aug. 27, also marks the beginning of freshman move-in to the university's four residence halls. New students can begin moving their belongings in any time after 9 a.m. Returning students can move in beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

"The number of students won't be known until Weekend College and TELETECHNET students complete their registrations," said John R. Broderick, vice president for institutional advancement. "We are, however, pleased with the preliminary number and caliber of our incoming students."

University housing in Whitehurst and Rogers halls, as well as Gresham Hall/Monarch House and Powhatan Village, can accommodate 2,188 students. As of Thursday, Aug. 26, 2,086 had registered for housing.

This article was posted on: August 27, 1999

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