Welcome to the Office of International Programs!

Whether you are preparing to attend Valparaiso University or you are already a part of our international community, our office is dedicated to serving your needs as an international student while helping to create a supportive environment in which to live and study.

Student SpotLight

Spotlight Student

Name: Fakher Al Zibari
Hometown: Duhok, Iraqi                        Kurdistan
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Upcoming Events

  VISA Culture Night

Culture Night Event from Kurdistan Student           

Organization at Ganghi King Center on Friday,

January 30 - 7:00PM

  Shakespear Workshop

Workshop will be conducted in Ballroom A,

Harre Union on Wednesday, February 4, 4:30-6:00PM

 Job Fair

Valpo Career center will be hosting their Spring

Career and Internship fair in Ballroom, on February 6,

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

  OIP Ski Trip

  Students will meet at Gandhi King Center on

Saturday, February 7 - 8:00 AM

    VISA Culture Night

Culture Night Event from Mongolia Student

Organization at Gandhi King Center on Friday,

February 21 - 7:00PM

  Spring Break February 28 - March 15



Contact Information

Office of International Programs
Harre Union Room 209
1509 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

E-mail :  international@valpo.edu
Tel: 001-219-464-5333
Fax: 001-219-464-6868
Hours : Mon - Fri, 8 AM - 5 PM

Attention to Students

  • If you are traveling outside the USA for break...

    • You need a signiture on your I-20 or DS-2019 within 6 months of your return to the U.S. Bring your forms to the OIP to be signed if needed.
  • Extension of your I-20 or DS-2019

    • If you are unable to complete your program by the program end date you need to request an extension. Please call 464-5333 to schedule an appointment. 

  • New Students Traveling to Valparaiso University

    • New students coming to Valparaiso University for the Spring 2015 semester, please fill out the Travel Form. Students should fly into O’Hare International Airport or Midway International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.  The Office of International Programs staff will help coordinate your transportation from the airport to Valparaiso University. For details click here

  • International Student Orientation

    • International students are required to attend BOTH the international student orientation and either FOCUS (for undergraduate and exchange students), Graduate School orientation, or Law school orientation. For details, click here.

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