What is the Valpo identity?

Valparaiso University’s identity is more than a look. Our identity reinforces our mission and vision and the uniqueness of Valpo.


“Valparaiso University, a community of learning dedicated to excellence and grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve in both church and society.”

-Valparaiso University Mission Statement


“Valparaiso University will be renowned worldwide for preparing women and men who are highly sought for their knowledge, character, integrity, and wisdom.”

– Valparaiso University Vision Statement