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2023-2024 General Catalog 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Continuing Education



Learn more about the Continuing Education online.

Valparaiso University Continuing Education offers several programs which allow students to enroll in undergraduate courses.

Non-Degree Students

Students may enroll in undergraduate courses through Continuing Education as non-degree students. Continuing Education nondegree students are eligible for the Continuing Education tuition rate. Students currently enrolled in a Valparaiso University degree program may not simultaneously enroll as a non-degree student through Continuing Education. Non-degree students enrolled through Continuing Education may not enroll for more than 9 credits per semester. Non-degree students may not directly matriculate to a degree program; students wishing to seek an undergraduate degree must apply as a degree-seeking student through Office of Undergraduate
Admission.

Admission

Application to non-degree student status is made through the Graduate & Continuing Education Office. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and provide an official high school transcript or equivalent. Students who are homeschooled are encouraged to contact the Graduate & Continuing Education Office for specific requirements. ACT/SAT scores are not required. The final decision for admission rests with the Graduate & Continuing Education Office, based on the student’s ability to benefit from the program.

Sage Program

Continuing Education also enrolls students in the SAGE (Senior Adult Growth through Education) program which allows seniors who are at least 60 years old, or 55 years old and retired, to audit undergraduate courses for a low tuition rate. Students must apply to the SAGE program through the Graduate & Continuing Education Office. The final decision for admission rests with the Graduate & Continuing Education Office, based on the student’s ability to benefit from the program.

Advising and Registration

Advising and registration of students in Continuing Education programs is done through the Graduate & Continuing Education Office. Students interested in enrolling in a Continuing Education program should call 219.464.5313, visit the office in Kretzmann Hall, or visit the website at valpo.edu/continuing-education.