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Life at Valpo
Through experiential learning opportunities like undergraduate research, internships, service-learning, and Study Abroad, we'll help you blaze your path to something bigger.
Valpo Alumni
Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 27–29, is a celebration of everything that makes Valpo home to you: your friends, your classmates, your programs, and your campus. Come visit the Valpo community and connect your past to the present — and to the future.
Visit Valpo
The best way to know if Valpo is the place for you is to visit campus and see for yourself. Schedule a campus tour, meet current students and professors, and learn more about life at Valpo.
Around the Campanile
Experiential Learning
Valpo students are active participants in the world and strive to move society forward. And each year, students dedicate more than 247,000 hours to community outreach and service-learning.
Seven recent alumni have been named Fulbright grant finalists and will have the opportunity to meet, work, live with and learn from people of their host country while teaching or continuing their studies. In the past 15 years, 37 Valpo students and alumni have been named Fulbright finalists
Faculty Scholars
Professor Randa Duvick was recently honored by the American Association of Teachers of French for demonstrating excellence and a commitment to the teaching of French language and French and Francophone cultures and literatures.
Only at Valpo
Valpo students go beyond the expected to discover something truly exceptional. Watch as some of our students share what passion means to them and how it drives them to do some incredible things.
When the 2019-2020 按摩院αv在线 men’s basketball team takes the court in a game situation for the first time, it will do so north of the border with its Canadian Summer Tour.
Arts and Culture
Summer exhibitions at the Brauer Museum of Art offer an opportunity to view the newest acquisitions, selections from the permanent collection, and works by artists Corey Hagelberg and Brabant Lenting.
Only at Valpo
It's been a year of growth and innovation at Valpo, from expanded academic programs to substantive campus improvements to welcoming a outstanding group of scholars into the Valpo alumni family.
Professor Mark Budnik has been selected, from an extremely competitive field of 12 candidates, to receive the ASEE National Outstanding Teaching Medal for excellence in engineering education.

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Featured Events

Aug. 17
The second part of Valpo's orientation program for new students.
Aug. 20
Fall classes begin for the 2019–2020 academic year.
Aug. 20
Kick off the 2019–2020 academic year with our annual Opening Convocation, followed by Taste of Valpo.
Homecoming Weekend
Sept. 27-29
Can't Hide Our Valpo Pride!
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By The Numbers
Where Passion Meets Purpose
At Valpo, student-athletes are champions in the classroom, community, and competition.

  • 19 NCAA Division I athletics programs
  • Club sports and intramurals include Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, tennis, volleyball, hockey, and more
  • ValparaiZone student section unites fans to cheer for their classmates
Campus Life
Valpo’s beautiful campus features state-of-the-art facilities and open spaces for study, fun, and relaxation.
Downtown Valparaiso features exciting events like outdoor concerts and is just an hour from downtown Chicago.
Honor Bound
At Opening Convocation, Valpo students commit to uphold the highest standards of academic integrity.
The Arts at Valpo features more than 100 performances annually and is home to the Brauer Museum of Art.
Valpo hosts numerous events throughout the year, offering students opportunities to learn from other cultures.
At Valpo, students gain hands-on experience through undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Nearly one in three students is part of a sorority or fraternity, where they volunteer, grow as leaders, have fun, and make friends.
Valpo students make a difference locally, nationally, and globally.

  • Students complete more than 220,000 hours of community outreach and service learning each year
  • Valpo was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in 2014
Valpo students lead with compassion, character, and integrity and make a difference in the world.
A variety of daily opportunities exists for worship, prayer, and quiet reflection.
Valpo’s vibrant campus community fosters connections with friends and mentors that last a lifetime.
College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college at Valpo, home to 23 departments and more than two dozen interdisciplinary programs that engage students in the study of humanities, sciences, the arts, pre-professional studies, and social sciences.
College of Business
The College of Business offers a holistic learning experience to develop globally savvy and analytical business executives. Undergraduate programs are marked by a hands-on approach evident in everything from project-oriented assignments to a required internship program.
College of Engineering
The College of Engineering provides a state-of-the-art engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Award-winning facilities include the LEED Platinum certified Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center and the James S. Markiewicz Solar Energy Research Facility.
College of Nursing & Health Professions
For more than 40 years, the College of Nursing and Health Professions has remained one of the nation’s finest nursing programs. Programs go beyond the traditional to include health care leadership and other concentrations to meet growing market needs.
Christ College
Christ College — The Honors College inspires students to look beyond the obvious to discover new ideas, thoughts, and beliefs. For high-caliber students of all majors, Christ College offers a rigorous learning environment and a variety of opportunities outside of the classroom.
Graduate & Law
Valpo offers a variety of postgraduate options through the Law School and the Graduate School, with flexible schedules and distance delivery options.
Chapel of the Resurrection
A Place of Faith & Service
Experience the creative relationship between faith and learning, a connection that extends beyond the classroom and into the world. Valpo students lead and serve through a vibrant Chapel community, the Institute for Leadership and Service, and more. Learn more about Faith & Service
A Top 5 University
Recognized as one of the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1990.
  • Best Teaching
  • Best Value
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