Congratulations on your admission to Valparaiso University! We invite you to campus to get to know Valpo’s faculty, staff and students while exploring campus life and academics.

This program – reserved for our admitted students – includes an overnight stay with a current student host.

If you do not wish to spend the night, you may sign up for the Admitted Student Day and opt out of the overnight by texting us at 219-240-0526. Check-in for Day 2 is at 9:00 a.m.

Additional appointments are not available and registration is limited.


Sunday Evening, 5:00-6:00 p.m.


Check-in is at the Duesenberg Welcome Center
Students pair up with their Overnight Student Ambassador.
Parents may attend a reception just for them (5:00-6:00) which can include a residence hall tour.
Monday Morning, 9:00 a.m. Check-in for all on Day 2 is at the Harre Union
9:15 a.m.. Welcome and Presentation

Monday activities for Students & Guests include:

  • An introduction to your academic college
  • Academic programs for students
  • Campus Resources Panel for parents
  • Lunch for all at Founders Table
  • Individual conversation with a financial aid representative
  • Options to talk with Christ College, Study Abroad, and Multicultural Programs staff, tour select labs and athletics facilities.

The day’s program ends between 2:00 and 2:30 p.m. Central Time.

If you wish to speak with coaching staff, you should schedule the appointment on your own for after 2:30 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.

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2020 Dates are:

January 26-27
February 16-17
March 22-23
April 5-6

Registration opens December 1st.