International student eligibility

We are only considering school groups interested in attending SGLI for Summer 2020. If your school has a group of 5 or more students that would like to attend, please contact us directly at

Important note for International Students: Your application cannot be fully processed without a copy of your passport picture.

Payments for international students must be made via one of the following methods:

Payment by Telex (Wire Transfer) – Wire transfer information upon request. Payment by Check made payable to “Valparaiso University” must be in U.S. funds drawn from a U.S. bank.

How to get to and from SGLI

As an international student, your high school should be arranging a flight for all of the students to fly together into Chicago O’Hare International Airport. From there, SGLI will have a staff member waiting to greet and shuttle students to the University. Please book your flights to arrive in Chicago on the date that will be announced.