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


January 2017 FOCUS Schedules:

International Students

Domestic Students


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January 2017
Register Now

January 9
Deadline: January 3


Summer 2017
Registration Opens March 2017

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

*For students whose home 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.