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Life at Valpo
Life at Valpo
You can be part of Valpo's vibrant campus community and get involved and make a difference. Check out student life at Valpo and see what it's all about.
Valpo Alumni
Valpo Alumni
Join Valpo alumni, parents, Guild members, and friends for an evening of fellowship and celebration following the annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 6, with a dinner beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Visit Valpo
Visit Valpo
Experiencing campus is the best way to decide if Valpo is the right fit for you. Whether you’ve already been admitted or have yet to apply, you’ll find a Valpo visit program tailored to meet your needs.
Around the Campanile
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.
The Arts
The Arts
The Brauer Museum of Art presents “Borders,” an installation by renowned Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir. The exhibition features 11 pairs of life-sized sculptures made of cast iron and aluminum, representing contrasts in life and the human condition.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
Valpo's Christmas Concert continues a 90-year tradition and features students performing holiday favorites in the Chapel of the Resurrection to kick off the season.
Cross-Cultural Education
Graduate students gained hands-on experience and learned about other cultures by teaching English to Chinese and Ecuadorian students who were on campus for the summer.
Valpo volleyball player Emily Campbell, who earned Horizon League Co-Player of the Year, leads her team as they prepare for the Championship Tournament.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
Valpo promotes discovery through the use of the observatory, as individuals and families from across Northwest Indiana attend open houses to hear engaging lectures and glimpse into the vast universe.
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By the Numbers
Featured Events
Nov. 22 - Nov. 30
Classes are not in session for Thanksgiving Break.
5 p.m., Dec. 4, Harre Union
The Annual Tree Lighting will be held from 5 - 7 p.m.
7:30 p.m., Dec. 5, Chapel of the Resurrection
Valparaiso University Chorale, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, Chamber Concert Band, and Symphony Orchestra
Dec. 15 - Dec. 19
Final examination period for fall semester.
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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.
Serve Others
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

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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