FOCUS – New-Student Orientation

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FOCUS New-Student Orientation assists new Crusaders in their transition to life at Valpo.  FOCUS is required of all new students.

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

Register for FOCUS


January FOCUS Schedules:

Domestic First-Year and Transfer Students 

International Undergraduate Students

Returning Students


Summer FOCUS Sample Schedules:

First-Year Students 

Transfer Students


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Description and 2015 Dates

Application Information

OA Application 

For current Valpo students;
Apply by February 20.



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

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French, German, Spanish, and chemistry placement exams should be completed online before you attend FOCUS.

See the Placement Exams page for more information.