Old Dominion University | Thomas Nelson Community College

Old Dominion University

In a move to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 amid a surging new variant, Thomas Nelson (becoming Virginia Peninsula Community College) is switching most of its classes from in-person to virtual for the first two weeks of spring semester. Read more.

The majority of our students who plan to complete their Bachelor’s degree choose to transfer to Old Dominion University.

Old Dominion University (ODU) has been a special partner for many years, offering Thomas Nelson students and Peninsula residents an affordable pathway to a high-quality education from one of the region’s best universities.

ODU has a dedicated presence on our Hampton campus: the ODU Peninsula Center. The center, located on the second floor of the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, offers state-of-the-art academic facilities to support an array of undergraduate and graduate programs meeting the needs of the Peninsula community.

Gator to Monarch

Thomas Nelson students can choose to continue their studies at ODU in a wide range of disciplines. Our most recent partnership provides students graduating from Thomas Nelson with an associate degree in Information Systems Technology with a pathway to complete ODU's Cybersecurity major, offered through the interdisciplinary studies program in the College of Arts and Letters.

ODU Peninsula Center located on the Hampton campus

ODU Peninsula Center

The ODU Peninsula Center offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses to complement the university's offerings as well as student support and advising services.

Thomas Nelson Transfer and Advising

College & University Transfer

ODU will guarantee admission to Thomas Nelson students who complete all requirements of an approved articulation agreement or received their A.A. or A.S. degree with minimum GPA.