Welcome to the Housing Portal

Living on campus is an integral part of the academic experience. Housing and Residence Life (HRL) accepts housing applications according to the schedule shown on the right. 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.


Summer 2017 Sessions

Application Open to All Students:

April 5, 2017


2017-2018 Academic Year

Application Available to New Freshmen and New Transfer Students:

December 7, 2016

Application Available to Returning Students:

February 1 -15, 2017

reopens March 16, 2017