Welcome Home!

Welcome Week is the second part of Valparaiso University’s orientation program for new students. Get to know each other, get to know campus better, learn about academic and social expectations, and have fun! Welcome Week 2020 begins Saturday, August 22 Рmove-in day for new students living on campus. Commuters need to plan to be on campus Saturday, August 22 as well. Events are held throughout the week for residential, commuter, and transfer students.


2019 Schedules:

(2020 will be similar and be posted by June)

Welcome Week 2019

Transfer Welcome 2019


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Event highlights for Welcome Week include:

  • Social gatherings
  • Academic department meetings
  • Commuter student gatherings
  • Transfer student gatherings
  • Residence hall meetings and gatherings
  • Worship services
  • Multicultural events
  • Music auditions
  • Opening Convocation & Taste of Valpo
  • Student Alumni Association BBQ
  • Rock the ARC recreation night and so much more!

2019 Schedules

Welcome Week 2019 Schedule

Transfer Welcome 2019 Schedule

2020 will be similar and be posted by June