FOCUS New Student Orientation assists new Crusaders in their transition to life at Valpo. FOCUS is required of all new students and is recommended for parents/guardians of first-year students.

Meet new classmates, take placement exams, register for classes, learn about the Valpo campus, and more.


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For Parents/Guardians and Other Supporters

June 2016 FOCUS Schedules:

First-Year Students

Transfer Students


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Summer 2016
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June 13-14 - Full; Closed
June 17-18 - Full; Closed
June 21-22 - All

Students whose home is 500+ miles from Valpo*:
August 19
(*Ask your admission counselor about phone registration)

Contact Us
(+1) 219.464.5413

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Complete foreign language and chemistry placement exams online before FOCUS. See the Placement Exams page for more information.