Why is credit sometimes disallowed?
Credit is disallowed for reasons such as: duplicate coursework, exceeding the number of hours allowed for a repeatable course, or remedial (General Studies, GNST) courses.
What if I realize I am not going to complete my degree requirements by the end of the term for which I applied? What should I do?
Students who are graduating at the end of the current term will have a hold that prevents further registration. If you need to take courses beyond your expected graduation date, you must notify the Registrar's Office in writing or by e-mailing email@example.com to change your graduation date and request that the hold be lifted.
What should I do if I want to transfer in the final credits needed to complete my degree?
To transfer coursework to a degree program at Old Dominion University, you must first receive permission from your academic department. Students must have a final transcript from the university you attended sent to the Office of Admissions, 108 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529.
How long after the ending date of the term do I have to complete degree requirements and still graduate that term?
All degree requirements must be completed prior to the graduation date.
If I have a question about meeting departmental requirements, with whom should I talk?
Students with questions about meeting departmental requirements should consult your academic advisor or another departmental representative. Distance learning students should contact your Site Director or the Office of Distance Learning.
How many hours do I need to complete a double undergraduate degree (not a double major)?
At least 150 hours are required to complete a double undergraduate degree.
What are resident credits?
Resident credits are those earned through classroom attendance and coursework completed at ODU.
How many resident credits do I need to earn an undergraduate degree from Old Dominion?
A minimum of 25% of the total number of credits required for the degree must be resident credits. For example, 30 credits in a 120-credit degree program qualifies as 25%.
What is the grade point average (GPA) requirement for an undergraduate degree?
You must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0. Departmental requirements for GPA in your major may be higher.
May I count Advanced Placement (AP) tests and Credit by Exam (CLEP) as resident credit?