Valpo Seeks Public Comments in Preparation for Higher Learning Commission Visit

Valparaiso University is seeking public comments about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit team from our regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), on November 13-14, 2017. Valparaiso University has been accredited by HLC since 1929. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit comments regarding the University to the following address:
Public Comment on Valparaiso University
Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on HLC’s website at:

Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing. All comments must be received by October 13, 2017.

The following organizations have accredited Valparaiso University and/or various departments within the university.


The Higher Learning Commission (All Programs)

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL, 60604-1411

Tel: 800-621-7440; Fax: 312-263-7462

Accreditation granted: 01/01/1929

Most recent reaffirmation of accreditation: 2007-2008

Next reaffirmation of accreditation: 2017-2018


The American Chemical Society

1155 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20036

Tel: 800-333-9511 (US and Canada) or 614-447-3776 (outside North America)


Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC, 20036

Tel: 202-223-0077


Indiana Department of Education–Office of Educator Licensing & Development

115 West Washington Street, South Tower, Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Tel: 317-232-6610


National Association of Schools of Music

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA, 20190

Tel: 703-437-0700; Fax: 703-437-6312


The Council on Social Work Education

1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Tel: 703-683-8080; Fax: 703-683-8099


AACSB International

777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750, Tampa, FL 33602

Tel: 813-769-6500; Fax: 813-769-6559



415 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Tel: 410-347-7700


Indiana State Board of Nursing

402 W. Washington St., Room W072, Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Tel: 317-234-2043; Fax: 317-233-4236


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001

Tel: 202-887-6791


The Association of American Law Schools

1614 20th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20009-1001

Tel: 202-296-8851; Fax: 202-296-8869


The American Bar Association

321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, 60654

Tel: 312-988-5000


Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs

1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA, 22314

Tel: 703-535-5990; Fax: 703-739-6209