Our Commitment to Equality

Valparaiso University Law School is committed to fostering a culture of respect, integrity, and inclusiveness. We actively recruit students, faculty and staff of all races, ethnicities, ages, socio-economic statuses, abilities, national origins, sexual identities, religions, and veteran statuses. We honor our diversity through more than 25 student organizations, close to one half of which support specific cultural groups. Valparaiso Law’s culture fosters an active exchange of ideas acknowledging that a wide range of beliefs and expression is crucial to academic excellence. New members become quickly integrated into our community and recognize that expression of their individual interests is expected and that they will also engage in a cross-cultural dialogue with other members of the community.


Valparaiso University provides equality of opportunity to its applicants for admission, enrolled students, graduates, and employees. The University does not discriminate with respect to hiring, continuation of employment, promotion, and tenure, other employment practices, applications for admissions, or career services and placement on the basis of race, color, gender, age, disability, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, or (as qualified herein) religion. An institution committed to its Lutheran tradition, the University reserves the right to promote the teaching of the Church and to exercise preferences in admissions and employment-related practices in favor of Lutherans.

Diversity and Learning Community