Valparaiso University’s psychology department facilities rival those of a large research university — but are more accessible to undergraduates.

The department’s facilities are concentrated in Dickmeyer Hall, which houses faculty and staff office space as well as classrooms, laboratory space, a tutoring center, and a student lounge; and in the Art-Psychology Building, which houses laboratories, classrooms, and clinical facilities.


The labs and clinics are used for teaching and research. Valpo faculty’s active research program provides plentiful opportunities for students to serve as research assistants, often sharing authorship with professors. In addition, students have access to the department’s facilities and expert guidance in designing and executing their own research projects. The state-of-the-art work spaces include the following:

  • Computer laboratory
  • Neuropsychology lab
  • Animal research facility
  • Child and Family Study Center