International Applications
Information for International Students and Scholars
Visa Options after Graduation (H1 B visa and more)
Thursday, April 25th
If you are interested in finding out your visa options after graduation and after OPT, please attend the featured workshop (Thursday, April 25th).  This workshop will only be held once for Spring.  All are welcome.
Time: 11 a.m. 
Place: Harre Union LL60 (Shield Room) 
Speaker: Ms. Dana Rifai, Attorney at Law
Burke Costanza & Carberry

Employment is a "benefit" for F-1 students, which means students must be in legal status to be eligible to apply.

  • There wiill be no  OPT Workshop on 4/25.  
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.

Are you an international student interested in applying to Valparaiso University? Click below to be re-directed to the various admission offices for international applications:

The Office of International Programs is dedicated to serving the special needs of international students and helping to create a supportive environment in which to live and study. For more information on International Students and Scholars: link

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.
New Students Traveling to Valparaiso University
  • New students coming to Valparaiso University for the Spring 2013 semester, please fill out the Travel Form.
About Valpo and our Dedication to Global Learning
Study Abroad
Other International Initiatives

Our University: Enrolling approximately 4,000 students from most states and more than 40 countries, that we’re 150 years old and that we offer more than 70 fields of study in our five colleges, graduate division and law school. But by exploring our Web site, you’ll discover that Valpo is much more than what can be described in a review of a facts sheet.

Our Global initiatives: Valpo was recognized for various global learning initiatives and awarded the 2008 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Valparaiso University has several international study opportunities! 

Click here for study abroad programs