Off-Campus Study

Valparaiso University’s semester-away programs offer intensive study experiences—often encompassing supervised internships and independent study—in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York.

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Learning Through Service

In service-learning courses, students participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs. They reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility.