Congratulations on your admission to Valparaiso University. We invite you to campus to explore Valpo’s campus life and academic opportunities.

This program includes an overnight visit on Sunday evening with an Overnight Student Ambassador; check-in is from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Harre Union. A freshman residence hall open house is available at the same time for parents of admitted students staying overnight.

If you do not wish to spend Sunday night, sign up for Admitted Student Day and then text us to opt out of the overnight at 219-240-0526. Day 2 programming is for both students and their guests. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m. in the Harre Union if you do not spend the night.

Additional appointments are not available.

Registration is limited.


Sunday Evening

5-6 p.m.(Central Time)

Check-in at the Harre Union
Students pair up with their Overnight Student Ambassador. Evening activities planned for students by the University Programming Council and the College of Engineering.
Parents may attend the Residential Life Open House.
Monday Morning

8:45 a.m.

Arrival for Day 2 at the Harre Union
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Presentation

Students and Guests Day 2’s activities include:

  • An introduction to your academic college
  • Academic programs students attend together
  • Lunch for all at Founders Table
  • Academic and Campus Resources sessions for parents
  • Conversation with financial aid representatives
  • Options to talk with Christ College, Study Abroad, and Multicultural Programs staff

The day’s program ends between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. Central Time, with an optional campus tour (that does not include residence halls).

If you wish to speak with coaching staff, you should schedule the appointment on your own for after 2:00 p.m.

You must submit a medical consent form prior to your overnight visit:

For your overnight visit, you should bring a sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries, shower shoes, homework, and extra spending money. You will also need to bring a picture ID (driver’s license, school ID, or passport) to check in to the residence hall after 7:00 p.m.

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Registration Opens before Christmas

2019 Dates are:

  • February 17-18
  • March 24-25
  • April 14-15

There are other ways to visit campus. Go back to your page of visit options to to see which fits you best. Tour times may be limited.