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Valpo Alumni
Valpo Alumni
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 8, to celebrate Valpo’s second Day of Giving, Proud to be Valpo! Learn how you can be involved in this important day of spirit and giving.
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
Valpo in the News
Valpo in the News
Approximately 50 students traveled with Professor Heath Carter to Selma, Ala., during spring break. The Huffington Post features the group who made the journey to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery.
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.
Participants in Valpo's third annual Dance Marathon raised $33,729.03 for the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.
Freshmen Dani Franklin and Jasmyn Walker led the women's basketball team in Horizon League postseason honors and were named to the All-Freshmen Team. Dani is the league's Freshman of the Year, and Jasmyn earned her place in Valpo's record books for rebounds and double-doubles.
NBC Sports casts Valpo as a Cinderella Story candidate for their second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years.
The Social Action Leadership Team's (SALT) 30th annual World Relief Campaign partners with A Leg To Stand On to bring mobility to 400 children in Afghanistan by funding prosthetic limbs, orthotic devices, and other much-needed resources. On May 2, SALT hosts an annual color run, a key fundraiser for their campaign.
Former Broadway actress Heather Kendzierski '01 Terry is now the CEO of a multi-million dollar company that sells organic chocolates in more than 4,000 stores nationwide, as profiled by Forbes Magazine.
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.
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By the Numbers
Featured Events
April 6 - April 11
The 2015 Jazz Fest features an exciting lineup by local and regional artists capped with performances by The Marcus Roberts Trio and Natalie Cole.
6:30 p.m., April 7, Mueller Hall Refectory
Students debate statewide mandatory testing under the "No Child Left Behind" and "Race to the Top" laws.
8:30 p.m., April 10
Includes telescope viewing at the Observatory or a constellation program at the Planetarium in Neils Science Center.
8:30 p.m., April 11, Athletics-Recreation Center
9-time Grammy Award-winner comes to Valpo as part of Jazz Fest.
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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 1943 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
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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