Visit campus with other prospective students and their families to get a broad overview of Valparaiso University.

Please see program outline below. We do not provide the exact program until the day of the event because of ongoing modifications.

Note: Academic presentations are in a group setting by college, not by individual department. Also, if you wish to meet with our NCAA-Division I coaches, rules dictate that you reach out to them directly to schedule an appointment.

Typical Valpo Preview Day Program

We are on Central Time, in the same time zone as Chicago.
8:00-8:30 a.m. Check-in is at the Harre Union at the center of campus
 8:45 a.m. Welcome
Overview of Valparaiso University
College Introduction (select one of our four undergraduate colleges in which you are interested; if interested in two of Valpo’s programs, we suggest parents go to one and students to the other.)
Campus Tour (a walking tour, so wear comfortable shoes and appropriate attire! Does not include residence halls nor the College of Nursing & Health Professions.)
Lunch in Founders Table with current students
Special Interest Sessions:

  • Admission & Financial Aid
  • Christ College – The Honors College
  • Student Life Panel (for Students Only)
  • Transfer Student Session
  • Study Abroad & Multicultural Programs
Specialty Tours Available:

  • Athletics-Recreation Center
  • Residence Hall
  • Center for the Arts (Music & Theatre)
  • Meteorology Labs
2:00 p.m. Approximate departure time
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Some campus activities October 7:

Kick it for the Kids philanthropic fundraiser, Valpo Fall Invitational for Men's Tennis, The Lady from The Sea performance in the Center for the Arts Studio Theatre, Men's Soccer vs. Evansville at Brown Field


Our Valpo Preview Days are October 7, November 11, and December 2.

Registration for October 7 is now open. Register here!

Registration for November and December will open 6 weeks before each event.

If you can't wait to visit Valpo, please call us at 219-464-5011 to schedule a personal visit!


List of Valpo Colleges and Majors



Or call us at 219.464.5011!