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Life at Valpo
Life at Valpo
Your mind will be opened to a world of infinite possibilities. Explore the many things that make Valpo extraordinary and see yourself here.
Valpo Alumni
Valpo Alumni
The Valparaiso University Alumni Association recognizes alumni in seven different areas of achievement. Nominate an influential alumnus by Feb. 15. Recipients will be honored during Homecoming Weekend 2015.
Visit Valpo
Visit Valpo
Experiencing campus is the best way to decide if Valpo is right for you. Register now to spend time with future Valpo students, meet our dedicated professors, and discover what it's like to live and learn at Valpo.
Around the Campanile
Only At Valpo
Only At Valpo
Watch as Valparaiso University students seek to harness their passion for service and leadership and find their purpose at Valpo.
Service
Service
Valpo's commitment to leadership and service has been honored on a national level, being named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
Athletics
Athletics
The #oneVALPO initiative, launched by the men's soccer organization, has swept Valpo's campus and received the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for creating an environment where diversity is honored and respected on campus and within the broader community.
Leadership
Leadership
Endowed Scholars
Rima Afifi ’15, Christina Crawley ’15, and David Rojas Martinez ’15 are 2014–2015 Reimer Family Endowed Scholarship recipients. The scholarship, made possible thanks to a generous gift from Ron ’58 and Janet Reimer, recognizes students as exemplary models of servant leadership.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration promotes the respect and value of diversity on campus and in the community through dialogue and discourse, art and music, and food and faith.
Valpo in the News
Valpo in the News
Inside Higher Ed features Dean Jon Kilpinen '88, Ph.D., and Valpo's plan to balance faculty workload and uphold the University's teacher-scholar model.
Alumni
Alumni
The fall issue of the VALPO Magazine explores the long tradition of scholarship and research at Valpo and how current students and young alumni contribute to the common good.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
Each fall, Valpo freshmen enrolled in Christ College – The Honors College write, stage, and perform an original 90-minute theatre production with music based on ideas and themes encountered in their interdisciplinary honors courses.
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By the Numbers
Featured Events
Feb.
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Feb. 2 - Feb. 7
A week full of Shakespeare-oriented events.
Feb.
7
10 a.m., Feb. 7
Benefiting the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Feb.
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7:30 p.m., Feb. 9
Juan Cole presents "The Iraq War and the Origins of ISIS."
Feb.
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6 p.m., Feb. 17, Harre Union Ballroom
A panel discussion leads dialogue on Civil Rights in the Age of Ferguson.
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Where Passion Meets Purpose

We are leaders
Valparaiso University students demonstrate leadership in everything they do.

In 2012, 25 percent of students dedicated more than 20 hours of community service, and the total student body devoted more than 83,000 hours to serving others.
Honor Code
In 1944 Valpo's first female student body president led the creation of a campus Honor Code that survives today.
Downtown Valparaiso offers a variety of shopping and dining options and is just a short walk from campus.
Valpo's close-knit campus is alive with The Arts, sorority and fraternity life, athletics, and 100+ student organizations.
Play Fair
During Welcome Week, Playfair invites first-year students to engage in icebreakers to meet new friends.
Morning Prayer
Valpo offers many worship opportunities each week in the beautiful Chapel of Resurrection.
Serve Others
Cheer
We are scholars
Valpo fosters a learning environment where students work side by side with engaged faculty mentors who are truly invested in their students' success.
Study Abroad
Valpo graduates globally savvy leaders highly sought for their knowledge, character, and integrity.
Greek Life
Academics

College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college at Valpo, home to 23 departments and more than two dozen interdisciplinary programs that engage students in the study of humanities, sciences, the arts, pre-professional studies, and social sciences.
College of Business
The College of Business offers a holistic learning experience to develop globally savvy and analytical business executives. Undergraduate programs are marked by a hands-on approach evident in everything from project-oriented assignments to a required internship program.
College of Engineering
The College of Engineering provides a state-of-the-art engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Award-winning facilities include the LEED Platinum certified Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center and the James S. Markiewicz Solar Energy Research Facility.
College of Nursing & Health Professions
For more than 40 years, the College of Nursing and Health Professions has remained one of the nation’s finest nursing programs. Programs go beyond the traditional to include health care leadership and other concentrations to meet growing market needs.
Christ College
Christ College — The Honors College inspires students to look beyond the obvious to discover new ideas, thoughts, and beliefs. For high-caliber students of all majors, Christ College offers a rigorous learning environment and a variety of opportunities outside of the classroom.
Graduate & Law
Valpo offers a variety of postgraduate options through the Law School and the Graduate School and Continuing Education Division, with flexible schedules and locations in Valparaiso and Chicago.
Chapel of the Resurrection
A Place of Faith & Service
Experience the creative relationship between faith and learning, a connection that extends beyond the classroom and into the world. Valpo students lead and serve through a vibrant Chapel community, the Institute for Leadership and Service, and more. Learn more about Faith & Service
Best Colleges 2013
A Top 5 University
Recognized as one of the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1990.
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  • Best Value
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