9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Duesenberg Welcome Center
The Duesenberg Welcome Center invites you to visit from 9:30 a.m. to Noon for you to peruse the exhibits. An information session and walking tour for prospective high school students will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Please register in advance by calling the Admission Office at 219.464.5011.
Department Open Houses
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
College of Nursing and Health Professions – Virtual Learning Center Open House
The Virtual Learning Center will be featured, with students demonstrating the SimBaby, SimMan, and other functions of simulation technology in nursing and health professions.
10:30 – Noon
College of Engineering
Gellersen Engineering and Mathematics Center & Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center
Walk through the College of Engineering facilities and meet with faculty and staff.
Greek Life Events
9 – 11 a.m.
Gamma Phi Beta Moonball Volleyball Tournament
Guild Memorial Hall – Sand Volleyball Courts
Gamma Phi Beta will host its first Moonball Volleyball Tournament, with proceeds benefiting Girls On the Run, an organization that seeks to help young girls tap into their limitless potential and become confident young women. The entry fee for a team of six is $30, and can be paid by cash or a check made payable to Gamma Phi Beta. Teams must pre-register at the link included below, but can pay on the day of the event. Free food will be provided, and t-shirts will be available to purchase, with all proceeds from the sales going to Girls On the Run.
10 a.m. – Noon
Fraternity and Sorority Life Open House
Harre Union Atrium
Fraternities and sororities provide an amazing leadership and engagement opportunities for Valparaiso University students. Parents and family members of current or prospective members are invited to stop by the Open House to learn more about the activities and accomplishments of the Valparaiso University fraternity and sorority community.
4 – 6 p.m.
Lambda Chi Alpha Pumpkin-palooza
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
County Line Orchard Outing
County Line Orchard, 200 S. County Line Road, Hobart, Ind.
Join us as we venture off campus to County Line Orchard as we enjoy picking apples, eating donuts (they’re amazing), and other attractions! General admission is $1. Ample parking will be available, feel free to drive yourself & meet us there. A bus will leave campus by the Union Cafe Patio doors (northwest side) at 9:30 a.m. and again at 10:45 a.m. The bus will depart the orchard at 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Football Game vs. Drake
Tickets are $10 per person. Free admission for children 10 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at valpoathletics.com/tickets/football, or by calling the ticket office at 219.464.5233, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate.
Valparaiso University Center for the Arts (VUCA), Studio Theatre
After the collapse of civilization, a group of survivors share a campfire and begin to piece together the plot of “The Simpsons” episode “Cape Feare” entirely from memory. A paean to live theater, Mr. Burns is an animated exploration of how the pop culture of one era might evolve into the mythology of another. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and non-Valpo students, and free to Valpo faculty, staff and students. Tickets may be purchased online, by calling the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts Box Office at 219.464.5162, or in person. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m, and is located in the VUCA administrative suite.
5 – 6 p.m.
Fall Choral Concert
Chapel of the Resurrection
Enjoy the fall concert for the Chorale, Women’s Choir, and Men’s Ensemble. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and non-Valpo students, and free to Valpo faculty, staff, and students. They may be purchased online, or by calling the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts (VUCA) Box Office at 219.464.5162. Student tickets may be reserved in person at the Box Office, which is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
5 – 7 p.m.
Harre Union, Ballrooms
Come see the ballroom transformed into a festive campus carnival! Inflatables and carnival games will fill the room, with interactive activities available for the whole family. This event is free, and all ages are encouraged to attend.
5:30 – 9 p.m.
Dance Marathon Silent Auction
Harre Union, 2nd Floor Atrium
Help support the Valparaiso University Dance Marathon and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago by participating in the ValpoDM Silent Auction during Family Weekend. Bid on a wide array of items that are perfect for students and families alike!
Men’s Soccer vs. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Admission is free.
A Night of Tunes
Harre Union, Ballrooms
Come enjoy a night of music performed by our talented students! There will be a wide variety of Acappella & Broadway tunes! Our students are thrilled to share their talent with you!