All new international students must attend orientation on the following days, depending on their admission term:

The details for Summer (May) 2021 New International Student orientation will be determined soon. Check back here later during the Spring 2021 semester for updated details, and if you have been admitted to start in Summer (May) 2021, also keep an eye on your email for arrival & orientation information.

Mandatory Fall 2021 Orientation Sessions for Graduate Students*

OIP Orientation Sessions

Starting on Tuesday, August 17

  • Details to be announced

Graduate School Orientation Sessions

To Be Announced

Mandatory Fall 2021 Orientation Sessions for Bachelor’s Students*

OIP Orientation Sessions

Starting on Tuesday, August 17

  • Details to be announced

Freshman FOCUS

Undergraduate international students are required to attend the FOCUS session in August if they are not able to attend June/July FOCUS sessions.

Check this page for more Fall 2021 FOCUS details.

*There is a $50 orientation fee that will be charged to all new students, whether they attend or not.

The next start term for the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program is Fall (August) 2021.  Please contact mba@valpo.edu for details.

You must also attend the Office of International Program’s (OIP) new international student orientation sessions in August 2021.

 

ATTENTION all international students in F-1 and J-1 visa status:

When you report to the Office of International Programs (OIP), please bring the following document:

  • Passport

Please prepare the following documents to upload through iValpo

  • U.S. Address (for those living on campus, we need both your dorm room number and dorm street address)
  • SEVIS I-20 Form (F-1) or DS-2019 Form (J-1); don’t forget to sign it yourself!
  • I-94 form, available for printout here: Access I-94.
  • Change of Status approval notice (if applicable)

Dependent documents – you will need to also provide all the above documents for your dependents (child or spouse) if they hold F-2 or J-2 visa status.

If you do not submit the above documents, the Office of International Programs (OIP) will be unable to register your immigration record in SEVIS, and you will be in danger of falling out of legal immigration status.