The Office of Residence Life works to provide safe and comfortable living and learning communities. They intentionally design programs, services, and leadership opportunities to foster an environment conducive to achieving academic goals, personal growth, and the development of community. As you begin your transition to the Valparaiso community and your graduate program, we would like to share with you information about campus and local housing options.

On-Campus Housing Options

Residential Life works to provide safe and comfortable living and learning communities. We intentionally design programs, services, and leadership opportunities to foster an environment conducive to achieving academic goals, personal growth, and the development of community. Our eight residence halls and two apartment complexes are home to 2,000 undergraduate & graduate students. While Valparaiso requires undergraduate students to reside in University-operated housing for six (6) semesters, this requirement does not apply to graduate students.

Some of our graduate students are looking for a place to stay for a few week(s) as they identify long-term off-campus housing, while other graduate students are looking for housing options that would be longer in duration. Valparaiso University offers both short-term and long-term housing options for graduate students.

If you are interested in exploring short-term or long-term on-campus housing options, contact our office directly via phone (219-464-5413) or email (reslife@valpo.edu), or complete our on-campus graduate housing interest form. If you complete the interest form, it does not obligate you to campus housing. Instead, a member of our Residential Life staff will contact you to review available housing options and answer any questions that you may have. The on-campus graduate housing interest form can be found HERE.

All students who reside on campus must be familiar with and agree to abide by the Student Guide to University Life and the policies outlined in our Short Term Housing Agreement.

Off-Campus Housing Options

Valparaiso University does not endorse any property as advertised on the “Off-Campus Rental Listing” provided by Residential Life, nor do we assume any responsibility for a renter’s dissatisfaction with and/or contractual dispute between the renter and the property/property owner. We recommend potential renters contact the property owner, investigate the property, and read and review the lease thoroughly before obligating themselves.

Click here to download a copy of the current off-campus rental listing. (last updated August 19, 2019).

Click here for a guide on on how to rent off-campus and be a good neighbor.

Property owners interested in submitting a listing can contact Residential Life at reslife@valpo.edu or 219.464.5413.

Uptown East Apartments

The Uptown East Apartments are a co-ed apartment facility with capacity to house graduate students. They are a recognized provider within walking distance from campus. Two, three, and four-person apartments are available with private bedrooms and bathrooms for each student. Each bedroom includes a movable full bed, desk with chairs, and a walk-in closet. There is a common area living room with soft seating (chair and sofa), a coffee table, television, and entertainment center. There is also a kitchen table with chairs and bar stools for the island. Major appliances such as an oven range, refrigerator, microwave, washer, and dryer are also included. Please visit their website to learn more about renting at Uptown East Apartments.

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