Valpo’s semester-away programs offer intensive study experiences—often encompassing supervised internships and independent study—in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York.
- The Washington Semester at American University gives students a firsthand look at government and politics.
- The Lutheran College Washington Consortium focuses on the ethical dimensions of public service.
- The Semester on the United Nations explores international relations through on-the-scene analysis of the U.N.
- The Chicago Arts Program introduces students to the art world in a city rich in cultural resources.
- The Chicago Business, Entrepreneurship, and Society Program explores creativity, innovation, and problem solving in Chicago businesses and nonprofit organizations.
- The Chicago Urban Semester offers the opportunity to experience and analyze the political, social, economic, and cultural forces shaping a city.