Campus Messages

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The Final Weeks of the Semester

From: Interim President-Elect Irwin-Knott
To: Students, Faculty, and Staff
Posted: November 10, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Out of an abundance of caution, and due to the increased presence of COVID-19 cases and concerns in the Northwest Indiana community and on our campus, Valparaiso University has made the following changes effective for the remaining days of the fall semester.

COVID-19 Updates

From: Interim President-Elect Colette Irwin-Knott
To: Students, Faculty, and Staff
Posted: November 4, 2020 at 5:50 p.m.

In light of the continuing precipitous rise in positive COVID-19 cases in Porter County, Valparaiso University has made the following determinations to limit the spread of the virus on campus and in the community.


All Messages

Interim President-Elect Colette Irwin-Knott: The Final Weeks of the Semester

November 10, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

Interim President-Elect Colette Irwin-Knott: COVID-19 Updates

November 4, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

VP Rick AmRhein: Staying on Course

October 20, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

VP Rick AmRhein: Updates to COVID-19 Testing Recommendations

September 24, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

VP Julie DeGraw: COVID-19 Community Concern Reporting Form

September 17, 2020 — Students

Student Health Center: Flu Vaccination Required for Valparaiso University Students

September 7, 2020 — Students

Scott Harrison/Human Resources: Flu Vaccination Required for Valparaiso University Employees

September 7, 2020 — Faculty and Staff

VP Rick AmRhein: Campus COVID-19 Reporting

September 3, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

VP Julie DeGraw: COVID-19 Behavior Expectations

August 21, 2020 — Students

VP Rick AmRhein: Active Positive COVID-19 Cases on the Valparaiso University Campus

August 20, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

VP Julie DeGraw: Important COVID-19 Information

August 20, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

Interim Provost Richard Gillman: Clarification on Quarantines

August 20, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

Student Health Center: Thermometers Available

August 18, 2020 — Students

VP Rick AmRhein: #CampusClear Self-Screening App

August 11, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

Interim Provost Richard Gillman: Fall 2020 Classroom Practices

August 7, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

Mark LaBarbera: Athletics – Safe Return to Campus

August 4, 2020 — Student-Athletes

The Academic Affairs Scenario Planning Working Group: Safely Reopening Guidelines for Faculty

July 16, 2020 — Faculty

VP Julie DeGraw: Returning to Campus

July 2, 2020 — Students

VP Julie DeGraw: Return to Campus Guidelines

June 15, 2020 — Students

President Heckler: Recommendations for a Safe Return to Campus

June 9, 2020 — Faculty and Staff

Counseling Center: Staying Healthy in Times of Uncertainty and Injustice

June 2, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

VP Julie DeGraw: Fall 2020 Important Dates

May 22, 2020 — Returning Students and Family Members

VP Julie DeGraw: 2020 Welcome Week Information

May 21, 2020 — New Students and Family Members

Provost Biermann: Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

May 21, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff

COO David Phelps: Continuing Remote Work

May 20, 2020 — Faculty and Staff

President Heckler: A Safe Return to Campus This Fall

May 19, 2020 — Students, Faculty, and Staff