Summer Housing

On-campus housing is available for students as space permits. Students must be registered in a credit-bearing academic course while residing in summer housing. Uptown East Apartments will be used for Summer Housing.

Apartment amenities include air-conditioning, internet, cable, furnished living room with television, kitchen with all major appliances, washer/dryer unit and private bedroom with full-sized bed and private bathroom.  Apartments are provided with the necessary furniture, but students must supply their own bedding, pillows, towels, kitchen utensils, pots, pans, lamps etc.

While summer housing is optional, once the student signs the summer housing agreement it is a binding contract for the specified summer session(s) noted on the agreement that obligates the student to live in University-operated residence halls for that full summer session(s). Students who are starting classes on other dates must check with the Office of Residential Life when submitting applications.

Summer Housing Dates:

  • Session I: Monday, May 21-Saturday, June 30
  • Session II: Sunday, July 1-Saturday, August 11

Application Information

Summer Housing Applications are available online through DataVU. Students then access their Housing Self-Service and complete the “Summer 1 and-or Summer 2 On-Campus Housing Application”. Applications are due by Monday, April 30, 2018.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT OUR SUMMER HOUSING PAGE HERE.

Extended Stay Housing

The residence halls close on WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018 at NOON. Students MUST VACATE the buildings by this time.

EXTENDED STAY HOUSING QUALIFICATIONS

All students are expected to vacate their university housing by this time.  Students who meet the following criteria may apply for extended stay housing in their building:

  • International or INTERLINK Students
  • VU athletes competing in a season sport
  • Current senior graduating in May 2018
  • Sibling of a graduating senior who also attends Valparaiso University
  • Students participating in graduation ceremonies (choral, band, orchestra, ushers, etc.)
  • Students registered for Summer Session I, who are staying in University-owned summer housing
  • Student workers whom are essential for campus operations

Students ARE NOT automatically eligible for extended stay housing if they hold an on or off campus job that is not directly associated with a credit-bearing academic program.

If you do not meet any of the above criteria for Extended Stay Housing, you may submit a request based on an “Other” type of reason. PLEASE NOTE that if you are approved for Extended Stay Housing for reasons outside of the above criteria, you will be charged a $25 per night fee for utilizing University Extended Stay Housing.

HOW TO APPLY FOR EXTENDED STAY HOUSING
Break Housing applications are available on your Housing Self-Service. To access your Housing Self-Service page log onto DataVU then select “Housing Self-Service.” Once on your Housing Self-Service page, select the “Applications” tab and then select the “Extended Stay Request.”

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT OUR EXTENDED STAY HOUSING PAGE HERE.

Residence Hall Closing

The residence halls close on WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018 at NOON. Students MUST VACATE the buildings by this time. ALL STUDENTS Must be out of the building unless you are approved for Extended Stay Housing. All residents are asked to leave 24 hours after their last final or by Noon Wednesday, May 16, whatever comes first. If there is an issue or conflict please speak with your RLC. RAs are hosting floor meetings the last two weeks of April to discuss all the details of closing, including how to prepare your room and how to check out of your space properly.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT OUR RESIDENCE HALL CLOSING PAGE HERE.

New Student Room Selection Process

Welcome to Valparaiso University! We are happy that you will be joining our campus starting in the Fall of 2018.

Our eight residence halls and apartment complexes are home to 2,000 undergraduate students. Of these residence halls, one houses members of Valpo’s six national sororities. With a six-semester live-on requirement, all first-year, sophomore, and junior students are required to live in approved University housing. More information about our policies can be found HERE.

As an incoming student, you will complete your New Student On-Campus Housing Application via your Housing Self-Service after you register for classes when you attend FOCUS in June. If you are not attending FOCUS in June, you will be able to complete the application after completing placement exams and registering for classes via phone/skype registration.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT OUR ROOM SELECTION FOR NEW STUDENTS PAGE HERE.

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Important Dates

Spring 2018

Sunday, January 7
Residence Halls Open for Spring Semester at Noon Central Time

Wednesday, January 10
First Day of Spring Classes

March 3-18
Spring Break

Saturday, March 3
Residence Halls Close for Spring Break at Noon Central Time

Sunday, March 18
Residence Halls Open after Spring Break at Noon Central Time

Friday, March 30
Good Friday (No Classes, Halls will remain open)

Tuesday, May 8
Last Day of Spring Classes

May 10-15
Final Exams

Wednesday, May 16
Residence Halls Close at Noon Central Time

Summer 2018

Monday, May 21
Summer 1 Housing Opens

Tuesday, May 22
First Day of Summer 1 Classes

Friday, June 29
Last Day of Summer 1 Classes

Saturday, June 30
Summer 1 Housing Closes

Sunday, July 1
Summer 2 Housing Opens

Monday, July 2
First Day of Summer 2 Classes

Friday, August 10
Last Day of Summer 2 Classes

Saturday, August 11
Summer 2 Housing Closes

Fall 2018

Saturday, August 18
Move-In Day

Tuesday, August 21
First Day of Fall Classes

September 28-30
Homecoming

October 12-14
Fall Break (No Classes, Halls will remain open)

October 26-28
Family Weekend

November 18-26
Thanksgiving Break

Saturday, November 17
Residence Halls Close for Thanksgiving Break at Noon Central Time

Sunday, November 25
Residence Halls Open after Thanksgiving Break at Noon Central Time

Friday, December 7
Last Day of Fall Classes

December 10-14
Final Exams

December 15-January 6
Winter Break

Saturday, December 15
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break at Noon Central Time