Accommodations, Meals, Special Needs

Accommodations For January FOCUS

Students residing on campus for Spring Semester move into their residence hall room on Sunday, January 4, anytime after 12 p.m. Central Standard Time. It is recommended that students move in between the hours of 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.  There are no on campus accommodations available for parents/guests for January FOCUS.

What should you bring to January FOCUS?

  • Warm clothing, worn in layers for indoor/outdoor use
  • Backpack or Tote Bag
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Tablet or Laptop for Class Registration
  • Calculator for Math Placement


Meals provided to all registered January FOCUS participants include continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Special Needs

Students or parents/guardians with special needs should notify FOCUS staff at 219-464-5413 prior to arriving to make arrangements for appropriate accommodations.

Disability Support Services may also be contacted.


Visit the area lodging and dining Web site for accommodation information.  Parents/Guests are responsible for all lodging charges and for reserving a hotel room. Mention that you are visiting Valparaiso for an event at the university at the time of booking.

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