Attention Fall 2016 Entering Students: The sign-up deadline for August 19 FOCUS has passed. If you are trying to attend Valpo this Fall semester and need to come to orientation for class registration, call Student Affairs (219.464.5413, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday-Friday ) immediately. 


FOCUS New Student Orientation assists new students 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, learn about the tools and resources you will use on a daily basis, register for classes, learn about the Valpo campus, and more.


Connect with your classmates on Facebook


For Parents/Guardians and Other Supporters


August 2016 FOCUS Schedules:

First-Year Students

Transfer Students


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January 2017
Registration Opens in September

January 9

Summer 2017
Registration Opens Spring 2017

June 8-9
June 12-13
June 15-16
June 19-20
June 26-27
August 18*

*For students whose whom is 500+ miles from Valpo

Contact Us
(+1) 219.464.5413

Follow FOCUS

Instagram - @off2valpo
Twitter - @Off2Valpo


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