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: Ageel Abokhashabah
Hometown: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Upcoming Events

Indian Culture Night August 10, Merrillville

New Students Arrival Dates August 18 and 19

New Student Orientation August 20 and 21, for all students starting in Summer or Fall 2014

FOCOUS August 22, all international undergraduate and exchange students, Harre Union

Friendship Family Picnic Friendship Family Picnic

Graduate School Orientation August 25, 5 PM, Library Community Room

For further information, please contact the Office of International Programs by phone, email, or drop-in.

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 Fall 2014 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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