Proud to be Valpo

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A generous $2 million challenge made possible thanks to the Rev. Mark ’71 and Kathy Koepp ’71 Helge allows annual giving gifts made on Valpo’s Day of Giving to be matched! Learn more about matching gift opportunities and giving challenges throughout the Day.


Whether you are near or far from campus, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and show you are Proud to be Valpo.


Wear brown and gold and proudly display your Valpo spirit. Share photos of yourself and friends using #valpoday.

Here is How You can Make a Gift:


Make a gift through Valpo’s convenient and secure online giving site.


Call Valparaiso University and give your credit card number by phone at 219.464.5110


If you are on campus, or in the area, stop by Loke Hall at 1100 Campus Drive South to drop off your gift from 9 a.m – 5 p.m. May 4 - 5.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What credit cards do you accept?

A: We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.

Q: If I mail my gift, will it count toward the goals for Day of Giving, Proud to be Valpo?

A: Yes, any gifts postmarked on or before May 5 will count. Additionally, any gift made in response to our Proud to be Valpo mailing or made online from April 4 – May 5, will automatically count.

Q: If I split my gift, will each split gift be matched?

A: We appreciate your support and desire to maximize the Forever Valpo: Annual Giving Challenge to the University. To encourage broad involvement, the Challenge is based on each unique donor who makes an annual fund gift, not each annual fund gift.

Q: Can I choose where to direct my gift?

A: Yes. Gifts of any amount to any area of the University will count toward the Day of Giving, Proud to be Valpo. Only gifts to annual funds are able to benefit from the Forever Valpo: Annual Giving Challenge. To designate your gift to a specific area or fund, scroll up to the Make a Gift, then select Designations.

Q: May I give a gift in memory or in honor of someone?

A: Yes. Please include the name of the person you wish to remember or honor. If you would like us to send a note to notify the honoree or family of the deceased, please also include the appropriate name(s) and mailing address.

Q: I’d like to get involved at Valpo. Where can I request volunteer information?

A: Thank you for your interest to lead and serve at Valpo. Please visit for information on how to get involved.

*If you wish to speak with someone directly about making your gift, please call 219.464.5110.