Welcome to the Housing Portal

Living on campus is an integral part of the academic experience. Housing & Residence Life (HRL) accepts housing applications according to the schedule in the right hand column of the screen. Upon logging in, students will be provided full details regarding the application/assignment process. 


New ODU Students: Before you can apply for on-campus housing:

  • Pay the $200.00 Admissions Deposit to confirm your enrollment at Old Dominion University.
  • Activate your ODU MIDAS ID. The ODU MIDAS ID and password provides access to the ODU Housing Portal.



If you have any questions or need assistance along the way, please contact Housing & Residence Life via email at housing@odu.edu (please be sure to include your full name and UIN in all correspondence) or by phone at (757)683-4283.


Spring 2016
Application Available to all Students: October 1, 2015 @ 12:00pm

2016-2017 Academic Year
Application Available to New Freshmen and New Transfer Students: November 15, 2015 @ 12:00pm

Application Available to Returning Students: Mid to late January 2016