The First Steps After Being Admitted to Valpo

Congratulations on your acceptance to Valparaiso University! We are glad that Valpo is your school of choice! The Office of International Programs staff looks forward to meeting you and assisting you during your studies at Valparaiso University.

Prior to your arrival to the United States, you will be very busy preparing for your departure from your country. You will need to obtain a student visa, buy an airline ticket, arrange for transfer of funds, pack, and say goodbye to your friends and family. You might be feeling excited, nervous and sad all at the same time. There are so many tasks to complete and very little time!

We hope that the information within these pages will help you plan for your arrival in the United States.

Again, welcome to Valparaiso University!


Necessary Steps to be Taken:

  1. Pay the SEVIS Fee for the Visa Interview
  2. Health Form and Health Insurance 
  3. Housing and Deposit Requirements 
  4. Arrival and Travel Information
  5. Mandetory International Orientation