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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
Because of YOU, we once again hit record levels of donor participation in giving on Day of Giving, Proud to be Valpo. Stay tuned for the final results!
Visit Valpo
Visit Valpo
The best way to know if Valpo is the right place for you is to visit! Explore our 350-acre campus, talk to current students, and get a feel for campus life. It's all here waiting for you.
Around the Campanile
Alumni
Alumni
Meteorologist Larry Mowry '00 joins the weekend morning news team at ABC 7, the top-rated television station in Chicago, after nearly eight years in Dallas.
Faith
Faith
Valpo's Social Action Leadership Team is partnering with Promise for Relief and Human Development to provide educational opportunities for nearly 100 students who will serve as medics in Syria.
Faculty Scholars
Faculty Scholars
Professor Craig Goehler, Ph.D., works with undergraduate students in the Human Movement Research Laboratory to better understand human body performance.
ARTS AND CULTURE
ARTS AND CULTURE
The 31st annual Jazz Fest features local middle school and high school performers, Valpo students and faculty members, and special guest artists the Benny Green Trio and the legendary Count Basie Orchestra.
Athletics
Athletics
The 2015-2016 men's tennis team earned the first Horizon League title in program history, capping a stellar season marked by a 13-0 home record.
Valpo in the News
Valpo in the News
Professor David Herzig penned an article for Forbes analyzing the estate tax and right of publicity implications following the sudden death of music legend Prince.
Arts and Culture
Arts and Culture
With an expansive permanent collection, the Brauer Museum of Art offers a unique opportunity to view world-class art in Northwest Indiana. Spring exhibitions run through April 13 – May 8 and feature works by Valpo students and faculty.
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.

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Featured Events
May
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May 14-15
Conferring of degrees for undergraduate, graduate, and law students.
May
17
Summer I
May 17
The first session of summer classes begins.
June
6
June 6-7
Orientation for new Valpo students.
June
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June 13-24
An academic camp for elementary and middle school students.
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By The Numbers
Where Passion Meets Purpose
#GoValpo
At Valpo, student-athletes are champions in the classroom, community, and competition.

  • 19 NCAA Division I athletics programs
  • Club sports and intramurals include Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, tennis, volleyball, hockey, and more
  • ValparaiZone student section unites fans to cheer for their classmates
Campus Life
Valpo’s beautiful campus features state-of-the-art facilities and open spaces for study, fun, and relaxation.
Community
Downtown Valparaiso features exciting events like outdoor concerts and is just an hour from downtown Chicago.
Honor Bound
At Opening Convocation, Valpo students commit to uphold the highest standards of academic integrity.
Artists
The Arts at Valpo features more than 100 performances annually and is home to the Brauer Museum of Art.
Multicultural
Valpo hosts numerous events throughout the year, offering students opportunities to learn from other cultures.
Scholars
At Valpo, students gain hands-on experience through undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Dedicated
Nearly one in three students is part of a sorority or fraternity, where they volunteer, grow as leaders, have fun, and make friends.
Service-Minded
Valpo students make a difference locally, nationally, and globally.

  • Students complete more than 220,000 hours of community outreach and service learning each year
  • Valpo was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in 2014
Leaders
Valpo students lead with compassion, character, and integrity and make a difference in the world.
Centered
A variety of daily opportunities exists for worship, prayer, and quiet reflection.
Connected
Valpo’s vibrant campus community fosters connections with friends and mentors that last a lifetime.
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
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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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