How would you like to visit
Valparaiso University?

Personal Visit

High School Seniors, your personal visit includes:

  • 1-hour walking tour of campus, led by a current Valpo student
  • Presentation by an Admission Counselor
  • One appointment with a faculty member in your primary academic interest area (when selecting a date more than one week in advance)

A finalized schedule will be emailed to you before your visit.

Please note: Faculty appointments are unavailable during breaks and final exams as well as on the Monday evenings that the Admission Office is open. If this is an important aspect of your visit to campus, you may want to choose a date when classes are in session. See this year’s academic calendar here.


Overnight Visit

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In addition to your Personal Visit, stay overnight with an Overnight Student Ambassador in an on-campus residence hall. Enjoy dinner and breakfast in our dining hall. On day two you will have a campus tour, information session, and faculty appointment.


2019 Overnight-Shadow Days

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Overnight-Shadow Days provide admitted students a residential life and class experience all in one visit. In the evening on day one, you’ll stay over with an Overnight Student Ambassador, sleeping in a first-year residence hall to experience a freshman living community. On the morning of day two, you will attend class, meetings, and/or other current student activities with your shadow host. Your visit will also include an information session with an admission counselor and one professor appointment in your academic major; a campus tour is optional. Opportunities will open up in Fall 2018 for our 2019 admitted students.

Dates are: January 23-24, 29-30; February 6-7, 12-13, 20-21; March 27-28; April 2-3, 9-10, 17-18, 23-24.


2019 Admitted Student Days

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This visit is designed to give you a more in-depth feel for what students experience at Valparaiso University. The program begins with an overnight experience with an Overnight Student Ambassador. The next day offers an introduction to your academic college with specific major sessions for students, lunch with current students, financial aid and admission next steps, campus resource sessions, and options to talk with various office representatives; parents also have sessions on day two.

Dates are February 17-18; March 24-25; April 14-15.


2018-2019 Valpo Preview Days

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April 13
Visit campus with other prospective students and their families to get a broad overview of Valparaiso University. The day begins with check-in at 8:00 a.m. and ends after lunch.  The program includes an introduction to the University, academic overview, student-led campus tour, lunch among current students and staff, and specialty sessions on admission, financial aid, study abroad & multicultural programs, Christ College-The Honors College, and specialty tours of select facilities.



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Overnight-Shadow Days:

Registration is open!

Admitted Student Days:

Registration is open!

Valpo Preview Days:

April 13

Scheduling A
Personal Visit?

It's best to look at dates two weeks in advance so we can schedule a quality visit; less than two weeks could mean the date and time you desire is filled to capacity.


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