is a co-curricular program at ODU that offers motivated students a unique opportunity to participate in distinctive experiences in service, vocation, leadership, culture and faith.
Dominican Scholars Program
Ohio Dominican University's Dominican Scholars program provides integrated curricular and co-curricular educational experiences for exceptional students. Through the Dominican Scholars program, ODU offers business and education students extended leadership, learning and community services opportunities.
ODU's Honors Program is designed for students who seek to deepen their understanding of significant issues, express their creativity, and engage in independent scholarly, scientific and artistic endeavors.
The Orientation Assistant at Ohio Dominican University is an upper-class student, already invested and involved in the University, who serves summer orientation programming in a leadership capacity. The Orientation Assistant role involves serving as a resource of information, role model, an important connection to essential University services, and direct support to the logistical operations of orientation.
Peer Advisors help first year students with a smooth transition and positive adjustment to college life. Advisors work with 20-25 new students throughout the first semester and continue the relationship on a more informal basis through the freshman's first year. Peer Advisors help: orient new students to college life and campus resources; promote academic success by helping students connect in-class learning with campus activities and involvement outside the classroom; help foster friendships and interactions; provide support and understanding from a student-based perspective. Visit the Peer Advisors page
The ODU President’s Society
recognizes students who have both the passion and purpose to lead and serve Ohio Dominican and the community. Members of the President's Society combine academic success, leadership, service, and dedication to Ohio Dominican's mission. They serve as representatives of the Office of the President and ODU at major university functions such as convocation and commencement.
You can become involved in Residence Life by becoming a Resident Assistant (RA). RAs live in the residence halls and lead floor activities and events.
Student Ambassadors are a select group of current ODU students chosen to assist Admission with the recruitment process. Ultimately, Student Ambassadors serve as a link between the Office of Admission, the current student body, and prospective students. Student Ambassadors best represent the image and mission of Ohio Dominican University. The two main duties of the ambassador include general office assignments and conducting campus tours for prospective students and their families.Visit the Student Ambassador webpage