Welcome home!

Welcome Week is the second part of Valparaiso University’s orientation program for new students. Welcome Week 2014 begins on Saturday, Aug. 23, move-in day for new students living on campus.  Special events, sessions, and activities keep both residential and commuting students busy all day and into the evening the three days prior to the start of classes on Tuesday, Aug. 26.  Welcome activities continue throughout the first two weeks of the school year.

Event highlights for Welcome Week include:

  • Move-in appointments for students living on campus
  • Taste of Valpo (University block party)
  • Academic department meetings
  • Commuter student gatherings
  • Residence hall meetings and gatherings
  • Worship services
  • Multicultural Programs meet and greet
  • Downtown movie
  • Music auditions
  • Part-time jobs fair
  • Student Alumni Association BBQ
  • Rock the ARC recreation night

and so much more!

Plan to have some fun!


Don't miss out on any of the activities!  See this sample schedule from last year:

Download Schedule

The 2014 schedule will be available in May.

*This schedule includes additional information for office hours, useful phone numbers and upcoming events.