Shopping & Dinning
There are many places in Valparaiso to get what you need for the upcoming year. On-campus and off-campus students will need different things though, so if you have questions about these things, please do not hesitate to ask one of the OIP staff.

Wal-Mart:
2400 Morthland Drive
(219) 465-2799

Target:
2420 Laporte Avenue
(219) 531-6448

Wiseway Grocery:
2800 Calumet Avenue
(219) 464-3571
2168 West US Highway 30
(219) 462-5147

Westfield-Southlake Shopping Center:
2109 Southlake Mall
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 738-2260

Dining
There are many places to dine in Valparaiso, ranging from fast food to fine dining restaurants, as well as many ethnic restaurants. Explore the town and find everything that Valparaiso has to offer! Don’t forget to travel to Merrillville, as well. They have a much more diverse selection of restaurants.

Shopping Note: “Sales Tax”- In the state of Indiana, you will be charged a tax of 7% on every purchase except essential grocery items. This tax is calculated at the register and is not included in the price marked on the product.