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Diversity

Offices


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Office of Multicultural Programs

The Office of Multicultural Programs offers a variety of programs and services that help enhance the college learning experience for students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and first-generation college students.

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Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion focuses on areas of diversity, inclusion, and equity as well as the recruitment, retention, and success of all of our students, faculty, and staff.

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Office of International Programs

The Office of International Programs is dedicated to serving the needs of international students and scholars and helps create a supportive environment in which to live and study.

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Access and Accommodations Resource Center

The Access and Accommodations Resource Center works in partnership with Valparaiso University faculty and staff to provide appropriate academic adjustments and/or reasonable accommodations to qualified students with properly documented disabilities.

Resources


Programs


Male Empowerment Network

To help maintain and secure the well-being, growth, and intellect of male student leaders at Valparaiso University, while also providing young men with a support system and the tools they will need to overcome any adversities on campus or in life in general.

Women of Worth

Women of Worth will engage in open and inclusive dialogue that is centered on emotional, financial, social, spiritual, occupational, physical, intellectual, and environmental wellness as it pertains to the female identity.

Summer Bloom Program

The Summer Bloom Program is designed to prepare a cohort of newly admitted first-year students for life at college – academically and socially.
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Scholarships


Dr. Bill Marion First Generation Scholarship

The goal of this scholarship is to promote student success and retention by assisting full-time, undergraduate, first-generation college students who demonstrate financial need, in achieving their educational dream…

William Randolph Hearst Scholarship

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation of New York City has established a scholarship endowment fund for returning full-time undergraduate African-American and Hispanic/Latino students attending Valparaiso University…

Fast Facts


23%
students of color
25%
Pell grant recipients
21%
first-generations students
38
countries represented

Events


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myValpo

We are excited to introduce you to our new student engagement platform! With myValpo you will have a central location to find all your co-curricular opportunities. On this portal, you will be able to see all the different ways you can get involved during your time at Valpo, from what organizations you can join to what events are happening!

Student Organizations


Alliance
Alliance supports, educates and advocates for the LGBTQ+ community. Alliance creates a safe space for students to explore identity and celebrate LGBTQ+ culture.

BSO
The Black Student Organization promotes pride and cultural awareness of African American culture through various programs and activities. BSO also provides avenues for networking and socializing.

AAPIC
The mission of the Asian American Pacific Islander Coalition is to create a welcoming environment for students of Asian or Pacific Islander heritage. We also work to educate campus about the different aspects of Asian and Pacific Islander culture and issues, advocate for our members, as well as create and nurture student leaders within the API community on campus.

LIVE
LatinX In Valparaiso for Excellence is a diverse organization that strives to engage members with the campus community, as well as the broader LatinX community, by celebrating cultural awareness and creating an inclusive space on campus. We support students in academic excellence and personal development.

VISA

African Student Association

Chinese Students & Scholars

Japanese Club

Spanish Club

Athena Society

Society of Women Engineers

Society of Women in Business 

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Multicultural Sorority and Fraternity Life


Sigma Lambda Gamma
Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. is a historically Latina-founded multicultural sorority with chapters and alumnae associations throughout the United States

Kappa Alpha Psi
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was invited to establish a new chapter on campus in the spring of 2018.