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Ordering Tickets


Men’s Basketball
Duke vs. Valpo
1 p.m., Dec. 4
United Center, Chicago

Tickets are on sale on campus Oct. 1 through Nov. 19 and from Ticketmaster or by walk-up at the United Center beginning Nov. 8.

Ticket prices vary depending on seat location:

Courtside - $150-$100
100 level - $50-$35
200 level - $35-$25
300 level - $15
Seating Map

Tickets for the Valpo student section at the end of the floor are $15 each and are available only through the ticket office at the Athletics-Recreation Center on campus.

Season ticket holders are reminded that a ticket to the game is included in each season ticket package.

Post-Game Reception
Dec. 4
Salvage One, 1840 W. Hubbard

Valpo alumni and friends are invited for food and beverages at a post-game gathering following the game at United Center. Advance purchase of tickets is required. Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per child 10 and under. Cash bar. Salvage One is located approximately 3 miles north of United Center. (?) Valet, lot and street parking are available. Sponsored by the Crusader Club and the Office of Alumni Relations.

Late-Night Gathering
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.

After a day of basketball, fellowship and fun, join your friends at Kitty O’Shea’s Irish Pub in the Hilton Chicago. Valpo fans are encouraged to grab a table and meet informally with friends here between 8 and 11 p.m.

Sunday Worship Service
10 a.m., Dec. 5
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.

Join friends for a Valpo Worship Service beginning at 10 a.m. in the hotel’s Williford Room. University Pastor Joseph Cunningham will lead the service.

Champagne Brunch
Noon, Dec. 5
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.

Enjoy a wide assortment of delicious breakfast items and entrees along with fresh fruit, mouth-watering pastries, a variety of juices, coffee and champagne. Serving ends at 2 p.m. to allow ample time to make it to the Christmas Concert. Tickets are $40 each and must be purchased in advance.

Christmas Concert
3 p.m., Dec. 5
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.

Returning to Chicago for the fifth time, the Valparaiso University Christmas Concert is gaining the popularity that has made it a campus holiday tradition for more than 75 years. The VU Chorale, Chamber Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra will perform sacred and classical music of the season. Tickets may be purchased on campus from Oct. 1 through Nov. 7 and by calling Symphony Center beginning Nov. 8.

Ticket prices:
Box seats - $65
Center, main level - $40-$30
Sides, main level - $40-$30
Center, balcony - $40-$30-$20
Sides, balcony - $30-$20
Seating Map

Live Radio Performance

The Valparaiso University Chorale, one of the nation’s premier Lutheran collegiate choirs, will perform live on Chicago classical radio station WFMT 98.7 Nov. 30 on “Music with Kerry Frumkin” between 4 and 5 p.m.

Following the Chorale’s live, 20-minute performance, there will be an interview with conductor Dr. Christopher M. Cock, Duesenberg chair of Lutheran music.


The Hilton Chicago will be Valpo headquarters for the weekend, and the hotel is offering a special Valpo rate for the weekend. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel at 877-865-5320.

Ordering Tickets

By Phone
Tickets to all events may be ordered between Oct. 1 and Nov. 6 by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-833-6792.

Basketball game tickets may be purchased Oct. 1 through Nov. 19 by calling the ticket office at the Athletics-Recreation Center, 219-464-5233, or after Nov. 8 by calling Ticketmaster at 312-559-1212 or purchasing tickets at the United Center box office.

Christmas Concert tickets may be purchased Oct. 1 through Nov. 7 by calling the box office at the Center for the Arts, 800-833-6792, or beginning Nov. 8 by calling the Symphony Center box office, 312- 294-3030.

Reception and brunch tickets may be purchased Oct. 1 through Nov. 19 by calling the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-833-6792.

By Mail or Fax
Tickets may be order by using the following form and faxing it to 219-464-5467 or by mailing it to:
Office of Alumni Relations
Valparaiso University
1100 Campus Drive South
Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493

Registration Form (PDF)

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