Valpo has been updating the campus over the last few years with some really nice renovations and new facilities, including the library, Union, and fitness center. The library is a great addition to campus. It brings a state-of-the-art facility to a campus that is trying to move forward and expand. The spacious atmosphere and floor-to-ceiling windows promotes a relaxed setting to study in. The Harre Union opened in January of 2009 and has a games and recreation center, meeting rooms, lounges, a 24-hour computer lab, and a ballroom that hosts numerous events. It has two different eating places: one that is available at meal times and another open later into the night. The facility has become a center for student life since many activities are held there on a weekly basis.
The ARC, while nice in size, is usually overrun with athletic teams and their practices. However, the recent addition of the fitness center offers a wide range of options for non-varsity athletes. It is state-of-the-art with a cardio area that has 25 machines, a weight training area, and an aerobics area. There are also fitness classes available. The facility is free for students and is open much longer than the old gym was. It makes exercising accessible for students so they can fight off the freshman fifteen with ease.
The VUCA (Center for the Arts) and Kallay-Christopher are also newer buildings serving academic purposes. Both are equipped with up-to-date classrooms and equipment. The VUCA also has a museum, theater, and recital hall that hosts many events and performances throughout the year.