Living in Valpo
THE CITY OF VALPARAISO
Cultural Treasures: The City of Chicago
Just an hour’s drive from campus is the city of Chicago, offering almost limitless resources for culture and entertainment. Chicago is easily accessible by bus or train, and the University often charters buses so that students and faculty can take advantage of the theaters, museums, and other educational benefits of this great city.
Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau
Chicago is a world-class city of unsurpassed beauty, attracting visitors from around the nation and the world. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home to the Blues, several sports teams, an internationally renowned symphony orchestra, spectacular live theater, celebrated architecture, thousands of restaurants, and world-class museums and shops. This website is a fantastic guide to what all Chicago has to offer.
Natural Resources: The Indiana Dunes
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes State Park
Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce (GVCC) is a membership organization consisting of members in the business, government, education, and not-for-profit sectors. Through its volunteer committees and its partnerships with organizations in the Northwest Indiana region, the Chamber works on economic development, member services, legislative, and quality of life issues.
Connect to Valpo
Charming and full of character, Valparaiso is a family focused, volunteer oriented and pedestrian friendly community, offering hometown amenities, a variety of recreational activities from youth basketball camps to triathlons; over 15 lush parks with playgrounds, lakes, and picnic pavilions; a historic downtown featuring street-side cafes, antique and specialty shops, a seasonal farmer’s market and outdoor concerts; award-winning theatres; dynamic museums; welcoming churches and housing suited to fit any budget from loft apartments to custom built estate homes.
Porter County Home Page
Porter County Convention, Recreation & Visitor Commission
Uptown East Apartments
The Uptown East Apartments are a recognized provider of University off-campus housing for Graduate students. The apartments are located an easy walk, across the street from campus. They provide a social community environment much like you would experience in the on-campus residence halls, but with more privacy and higher-end facilities and amenities.
Interested in more housing options?
Click below to access our Residential Life website. Residential Life maintains a list of housing options and helps both our undergraduate and graduate students find solutions to their housing needs.