Friday, August 17, is the next orientation session and the next opportunity to register for classes at Valpo for Fall 2018.

FOCUS New Student Orientation helps new students transition to life at Valpo. FOCUS is required of all new students and is highly recommended for parents/guardians of first-year students.

Meet new classmates, learn about the tools you’ll use on a daily basis, register for classes, and more.


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For Parents/Guardians and Other Supporters

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August 2018 FOCUS Schedules:

Domestic Freshman and Transfer Student Schedule

International Freshman and Transfer Student Schedule

Parent/Guest Schedule









More Information:

Register for FOCUS

Placement Assessments

Overnight Stay, Meals, and Special Needs


Resources, Fees, and FAQs

Welcome Week



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2018 FOCUS

For students starting at Valpo August 2018:

Register For FOCUS

August 17 - closes Aug. 12


2019 FOCUS

For students starting at Valpo January 2019:

January 7 - opens October 1

For students starting at Valpo August 2019:
(all open February 1)

June 10-11

June 13-14

June 17-18

June 20-21

June 24-25

August 16*

*For students whose home is 500+ miles from Valpo



Contact Us
(+1) 219.464.5413

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Complete math, foreign language, and chemistry placement online as soon as possible after February 1. See the Placement Assessments page for more information and links to do your assessments.