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Welcome Week is the second part of Valparaiso University’s orientation program for new students. Get to know each other, get to know campus better, learn about academic and social expectations, and have fun!

Welcome Week 2014 begins Saturday, Aug. 23, move-in day for new students living on campus.  Events are held throughout the week for residential, commuter, and transfer students.

Event highlights for Welcome Week include:

  • Welcome Banquet
  • Paint U and Block Party
  • Academic department meetings
  • Commuter student gatherings
  • Transfer student gatherings
  • Residence hall meetings and gatherings
  • Worship services
  • Multicultural Programs events
  • Movies, music, and more
  • Music auditions
  • Taste of Valpo
  • Part-time jobs fair
  • Student Alumni Association BBQ
  • Rock the ARC recreation night

and  much more!