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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
Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2015 is set for Sept. 25–27. This is the perfect time to be on campus, reconnect with friends, and enjoy the weekend-long celebration. Registration is open now.
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 students, faculty, and staff joined alumni across the country and around the world to show their Valpo pride and celebrate the second annual Day of Giving. Nearly 2,500 donors gave $532,325 to support student scholarships and strategic initiatives across campus.
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.
Joe Harris '15, Eric Winters '15, and Jared Magoline '16 achieved recognition as Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars from the Golf Coaches Association of America. Jared returns to Valpo this fall as a pre-med student, and Joe and Eric both graduated from the College of Business summa cum laude.
Faculty Scholars
Faculty Scholars
Bloomberg Business published an article featuring Professor Heath Carter's new book "Union Made," which will be released in August and explores the intersection between organized labor and religion.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
More than 300 student volunteers — along with President Mark A. Heckler — helped nearly 1,000 incoming students move into their residence halls and begin the next chapter in their journey.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
One of Valpo's longest standing traditions, Songfest garners friendly competition between students who bravely perform — for better or worse — a song and dance routine for the chance to win a championship trophy as well as bragging rights until the next year's competition.
Watch how students combine engineering knowledge with athletic competition to build teamwork skills, make new friends, and have fun.
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. Fall exhibitions run through Dec. 13 and feature Friendship Dolls from Japan, Rembrandt etchings, and works by alumni artists.

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Featured Events
Sept. 9, Center for the Arts
Rebecca Pallmeyer ’76 presents, “What is Justice? Musings of a Federal Trial Judge.”
Sept. 25-27
Proud to Come Home to Valpo
Sept. 26, Chapel of the Resurrection
Featuring a choral concert at 4 p.m. and the Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m.
Oct. 8-18, Center for the Arts
The first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz.
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By The Numbers
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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  • Best Value
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