Graduation Extended Stay Housing

The residence halls close on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021 at NOON. Students MUST VACATE the buildings by this time. Students who meet select criteria can request Graduation Extended Stay Housing to stay in their building until MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021 AT 9 am.

GRADUATION EXTENDED STAY HOUSING QUALIFICATIONS
Students who meet the following criteria may apply for graduation extended stay housing in their building:

  • Current senior graduating in December 2021
  • Sibling of a graduating senior who also attends Valparaiso University
  • Students participating in graduation ceremonies (choral, band, orchestra, ushers, etc.)
  • Student workers whom are essential for campus operations related to Graduation

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.

HOW TO APPLY FOR GRADUATION EXTENDED STAY HOUSING
Extended Stay 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 “Graduation Extended Stay Request.”

GRADUATION EXTENDED STAY HOUSING APPLICATION DEADLINE
The Office of Residential Life must receive applications for Graduation Extended Stay Housing by 5 pm on Monday, November 29, 2021.  Additionally, students who do not properly sign up for graduation extended stay housing by the posted deadlines and need accommodations may also have to pay a late application fee ($50) to receive permission to reside on campus.

Please remember that completion of this application does not guarantee permission for graduation extended stay. If your request for graduation extended stay is approved, you will be notified via your Valpo e-mail address with instructions regarding move out.  All residents must be moved out by Monday, December 20, 2021, at 9 am.

If your plans change, including the dates you need graduation extended stay housing, or if you need to cancel your request, please contact our office at ResLife@valpo.edu or 219-464-5413.

EXTENDED STAY HOUSING NOTIFICATION
You will be notified via your Valpo email on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, of the status of your extended stay request.