Access Student Account Information via Self-Service

These steps detail how to access your Student Account information, either as a Student or as a Proxy (Parent/Guest) user. Valparaiso University partners with NelNet to provide online billing and payment services.

Step-by-step guide to accessing Student Account information

Internet Browser

When using the Student Accounts portal, Google Chrome or Firefox are the preferred web browsers. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

Connecting from Payment Portal

Logging in from Self-Service

Log into your Google account (gmail, etc.) before beginning

  1. Go to DataVu at
  2. Login using your ValpoNet credentials

Forgot your credentials?

PROXY/GUEST USER: Use the Forgot your user name or password links on the Sign In page.

STUDENT: Use the Password Reset in Account Management System (AMS) to update or reset your password.

If you need additional assistance, please contact You may be asked to provide identity verification.

Self-Service Home Screen -

  • Select Student Finance

Connect From Self-Service to Nelnet Campus Commerce

  • Click on Proceed to Account Information

First-Time Account Set-Up

  • The first time you login and connect to NelNet you will be prompted to create/update your account profile. The fields with * are required.

  • You will be asked to create a 4 Digit PIN and Telephone ID questions and answers to be used if you need to call in with account questions.

Student Account Center Home Screen

  • After creating your account profile, you will be directed to the Student Account Center home page.

Need Assistance?

For questions related to use of the NelNet site, you may contact NelNet's Customer Service at 800.609.8056 or review FAQs by clicking on the Customer Service link in the upper right corner

Changes to your Account Profile (address, phone, email)

  • Please note that changes to your account profile demographic information made in the Nelnet portal will NOT update your Valparaiso University records.
  • Please follow these directions to update your Valparaiso University Records - Change your Address or Phone - for Students