Welcome to the Office of International Programs!
iValpo is the place to request many common authorizations for F-1/J-1 students, including CPT, OPT, I-20 Extension, and Local Address Change

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


Name: Hongrui Sun
Hometown: Daqing, China

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Upcoming Events

arow February 6th, Swiss Valley Ski/ Snowboard Trip, Gandhi-King Center @ 8:00 a.m

arow February 9th, Nathalie Handal Poetry Reading, Duesenberg Recital Hall-VUCA @7:30 p.m

arow February 10th, The Rise of Islamophobia,  Christopher Center Community Room @7:00 p.m

arow February 14th, Valpo Polar Plunge, Athletics Recreation Center @ 12:00 to 1 :00 p.m.




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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

  •  New Students Traveling to Valparaiso University
    • New students coming to Valparaiso University for the Spring 2016 semester, 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. As part of pre-arrival checklist  fill out travel form in I-Valpo 

  • Housing in Valpo.
  • If you are traveling outside the USA for break...
    • You need a signature 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.
  • Graduate School Program List
    • For information regarding your course schedule, please contact the advisor listed on your admission letter
  • 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.

  • Student Health Center

    • VUHC provides treatment and preventive care for a variety of student needs. We are a primary care clinic which treats the majority of injuries and illnesses.

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