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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's Alumni Career Network to strengthen relationships and opportunities for advancement for current students, recent graduates, and alumni professionals.
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

Alumni
Alumni
Spring is finally here, and so is the Spring 2014 issue of VALPO Magazine! This issue takes a look back through the years at the mercurial climate at dear old Val-Pour-Rain-Snow and checks in with Valpo’s many distinguished meteorology alumni, including Good Morning America’s Ginger Zee '02.
Academics
Academics
Engaged Faculty
Professor Heath Carter recently joined the Young Scholars in American Religion Program, a highly selective group of historians in the United States who will discuss research and instruction of American religion.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
From record enrollment, building dedications, and national rankings to athletic victories, arts performances, and service activities, 2013-2014 was a memorable year of extraordinary success.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture
The Brauer Museum of Art offers a unique opportunity to view world-class art in Northwest Indiana. The summer exhibitions currently feature paintings by Tom Brand and Carole Stodder, paintings by Eleanor Lewis, and drawings and sculpture by Fred Frey.
Service
Service
Students in the Social Action Leadership Team (SALT) raised $30,137 through the 2014 World Relief Campaign, which was capped with a 5K color run. The campaign helps fund a new artist workshop in Kibera, Kenya, making a direct impact on the village’s economy.
Athletics
Athletics
During the 2014-2015 academic year, Valpo Athletics will reward the most loyal and passionate fans with unprecedented prizes — up to one year full tuition.
Academics
Academics
Global Scholars
A double major in Civil Engineering and Chinese and Japanese Studies, Aura Lee Harper-Smith ’15 has accepted a fellowship with the American Concrete Institution Foundation. Aura Lee recently studied in China through Valpo’s summer program and will complete an internship at a global engineering consulting and material science research and testing firm.
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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By the Numbers
Featured Events

August
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August 23 - August 26
Welcome Week is the second part of Valpo’s orientation program. Get to know each other and campus, and learn about academic and student organizations.
August
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9:00 a.m., August 23
Residential halls open for fall 2014 semester.
August
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8:00 a.m., August 26
Classes for the fall 2014 semester begin.
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3:30 p.m., Aug. 26, Chapel of the Resurrection
Celebrate the beginning of the new academic year. The procession symbolizes the welcoming of new students to the campus community.
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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
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 21 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 10 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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