Innovation Research park is located in the 75-acre mixed-use University Village complex on the east end of campus. The University Village provides a vibrant urban lifestyle complete with student apartments, restaurants, a fitness center, retail shops, the University bookstore, the University gallery, a hotel and the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
The Ted Constant Convocation Center offers over 120 events each year including university basketball games, graduations, conferences, trade shows and concerts. Performers have included the Harlem Globetrotters, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Maroon 5, Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Urban and Sheryl Crow. It is approximately 215,000 square feet and features over 8,400 fixed seats with the ability to increase capacity to 9,000.
The University Village provides indoor and outdoor dining with an eclectic collection of restaurants and casual dining establishments. Café tables dot the pedestrian area along Monarch Way and provide a gathering place for ODU students, staff and surrounding neighbors. There are two parking decks conveniently located adjacent to the retail area. They are located on 43rd and 45th Streets.