FOCUS – New-Student Orientation

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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Summer FOCUS Sample Schedules:

First-Year Students 

Transfer Students


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Description and 2015 Dates
For current Valpo students;



Summer 2015
Registration Opens March 2

June 8-9 
June 12-13
June 15-16 

June 19-20
June 23-24

August 21 - For students whose home is 500+ miles from Valpo

Contact Us
(+1)      219.464.5413

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Foreign language and chemistry placement exams should be completed online before you attend FOCUS.

See the Placement Exams page for more information.