The U.S. postal service is inexpensive and efficient. The student mail center is located in the Harre Union on the first floor. Hours: 9 a.m – 3 p.m. Tel# 219.464.5259. There are two off-campus post office locations: 460 Lincolnway, and 2700 Valparaiso St. You may buy stamps and money orders at both locations as well as send letters and packages. Express mail service is also available.
Telephone and Internet Access
If you wish to contact home immediately upon arrival and you are not able to make arrangements to do so yourself, you may come to our office for assistance. For emergency contact, you may give our office number (1.219.464.5333) to your family.
Local telephone service is provided by the residence halls. To dial a local (within Porter County), off-campus number, dial “8” and then the number. To dial a campus number from another campus phone, just dial the last four digits. Prepaid phone cards can be purchased at Wal-Mart and Target.
You will receive information about setting up your Valpo email account and internet login in orientation material provided to you by the university before your arrival on campus. If you have any questions about your Valpo account, contact the IT Help Desk.
Internet and Cable TV
Cable television and high-speed internet, as well as land-line phone service, can be purchased through the providers listed below. You will find many different types of packages, from basic internet and cable to premium cable channels and high-speed internet. Check InMyArea.com for comparisons of local providers, or click on the links below.
Cell Phone Service
Following is a listing of the major cell phone companies providing service in the Valparaiso area and their location in town.
2505 LaPorte Avenue
Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
2912 N Calumet
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Suite 300, 2310 LaPorte Avenue
Service can be purchased at Wal-Mart or Radio Shack in Valparaiso
Radio Shack: 219.464.7859
3008 Calumet Avenue
Valparaiso, IN 46383-2640