Study Tips

  • When you start your online degree program with ODU, one of the first things you’ll have to learn are the terms and acronyms that refer to the ODU experience, your classes, and more. Here’s a handy guide.
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  • Academic advising is a common part of the online college experience, but it's different at every school. Here's how ODU's online student success directors invest in your success.
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  • If you're returning to class after some time, essay assignments could seem overwhelming. It may have been years since you considered the best way to brainstorm, structure, and write an academic paper, and in the course of your studies you'll have to write plenty!

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