August FOCUS:

The August FOCUS program is 1 day long for first-year students, transfer students, and their parents/guardians. Students and parents experience different schedules during FOCUS, but the start and end time of the program is the same for all groups.

The day begins with check-in between 8 and 8:30 a.m. Central Standard Time.  The schedule features Valpo resources, placement exams for students, a spotlight on academics for parents/guardians, information from current Valpo students, and more! The day ends with dinner at 5 p.m.

First-Year Student Schedule

Transfer Student Schedule

Parent/Guardian Schedule



June 2015 Schedules:

First-Year Students

Transfer Students


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The second phase of orientation begins August 22!

Welcome Week  

2015-16 Academic Calendar

Contact Us

Student Affairs
New Student Orientation
Harre Union, Suite 250
(+1)   219.464.5413

Linda Redelman
Administrative Assistant

Bonnie Dahlke Goebbert
Assistant Dean of Students
First-Year Students and Commuter Programs