Valpo students repeatedly share what a positive impact FOCUS has on their start to life at Valpo. It helps them feel more comfortable, learn more about their academic programs, find their way around campus, and discover resources they didn’t even know existed before coming to FOCUS. We can’t wait to meet you at FOCUS!

FOCUS New Student Orientation helps new students begin their 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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June 2019 FOCUS Schedules:

First-Year Student Schedule

Transfer Student Schedule

Parent/Guest Schedule





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2019 FOCUS

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June 10-11- Full; Closed - Please choose another session

June 13-14 - Full; Closed - Please choose another session

June 17-18 -  Freshman spots full; 7 Transfer spots remaining

June 20-21

June 24-25

August 16*

*For students whose home is 500+ miles from Valpo



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(+1) 219.464.5413

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Complete math and foreign language placement online as soon as possible. Placements determine at what level you begin instruction in that subject at Valpo. See the Placement Assessments page for more information and links to do your assessments.