We invite high school and transfer students to schedule a personal visit to Valparaiso University!

Personal visits are available during the academic year most Mondays through Fridays and begin at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., or 1 p.m. Central Time (we are in the same time zone as Chicago). If weather does not permit a walking campus tour, our tour guides will provide you with a virtual tour.

Summer campus tours are available at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Central Time. Please call to schedule an  appointment so we make sure to have a tourguide available for you. (219-464-5011)

Your personalized visit includes:

  • A campus tour
  • A meeting with an admission counselor

Appointments with faculty (when the University is in session) are limited to high school seniors and transfer students upon request.

You may purchase lunch (cash only) in the Cafe or Founders Table in the Harre Union.

If you wish to meet with one of our NCAA-Division I coaches, contact the coach directly to schedule an appointment.

Spanish Language Options

También se puede hacer cita con un interprete bilingüe, si le ayudaría a Ud. utilizar ese servicio.

Tours of the University are offered in Spanish, if requested. You may also request the assistance of a bilingual interpreter .

Please call the Office of Undergraduate Admission to schedule these services in advance.

Special Accommodations

Please let us know when scheduling your visit if you need special accommodations for your campus tour.

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Summer campus tours will not include the residence halls.

Schedule Your Visit

To arrange your personal visit, please call the Admission Office at

  • 219.464.5011
  • 1-888.GO-VALPO

or email  undergrad.admission @valpo.edu.

Please contact us two weeks before your arrival so we can schedule a visit that suits your needs.

If emailing, please include the following in your email:

  • name
  • address, city, state, and zip
  • daytime phone number
  • year of graduation & name of high school
  • academic interest
  • date & time of visit, if known