Tidewater Community College and Old Dominion University have joined forces to give promising college students like you a chance to strengthen their academic abilities and earn degrees from TCC and ODU.

With the HERE2ODU program, your admission to ODU is guaranteed.

You must successfully complete a minimum of 15* transferable college credits at TCC with at least a 2.5 GPA. The required credits can be earned in as little as 1 semester. Upon meeting these criteria, ODU will guarantee your admission and waive the application fee.

*ODU typically requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 transferable college credits for eligibility of these advantages.

You will be on your way to not only a bachelor’s degree, but also an associate degree or certificate from TCC.

Benefits of HERE2ODU

  • Prepare yourself for future enrollment at ODU
  • Receive guidance on course selection to ensure your credits transfer to ODU in the major you are seeking
  • Start your college career with smaller classes and personalized attention
  • Attend classes on any of TCC’s 4 convenient campuses
  • Save on tuition by attending TCC!
  • Receive 2 credentials by using your transferrable credits toward a degree or certificate from TCC, as well a bachelor’s degree from ODU

Ready to get started?

To join this exciting program, you must first opt in to HERE2ODU.

* By completing the HERE2ODU Opt-In form, you give TCC and ODU permission to share your academic records.


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Or contact a HERE2ODU counselor on one of our convenient campuses

TCC locations
Chesapeake Campus

Rhonda Goudy

Norfolk Campus

Kia Hardy

Portsmouth Campus

Nicole Walker

Virginia Beach Campus

Alison Harwell

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