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

U.S. Job Search for International Students   Multipurpose Room, Gandhi-King Center Oct 21

 ASA Senegal Dance Night  The African Student Association (ASA) will be hosting a Senegal dance night. All students are welcome to join in and, afterward, showcase their own dances at Gandhi-King Center on Oct 18-7pm.

  First Graduate School Internship Meeting    Graduate school gives information on internship program Oct 20

 Fall Break    Oct 23-24

 Diwali Celebration                                                 Pre-Dinner Cultural Event - November 1,3-10PM.       Dinner Celebration - November 2,6PM.

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 your I-20 or DS-2019 signed. Bring your forms to the OIP to be signed.

  • 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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