The Purple Umbrella #FirstYear

Why You Should Apply Early Decision

I know at this point you are so tired of people asking you about applications, or where you want to apply to school, but listen up friends! With the November 1 Early Decision deadline to High Point University quickly approaching, let me tell you how extremely beneficial it is to be an Early Decision applicant! […]

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Get to know the Class of 2020

Each year, High Point University welcomes a new freshman class to campus. With new students coming in, the university continues to grow in diversity and in numbers. It’s amazing to see how a group of nearly 1,500 students come together while they begin this new experience, but also how they stand out as individuals. High […]

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The Freshman Bucket List

#HPUMoveIn is quickly approaching and we want to make sure you are ready! Here is a list of 9 freshman must-do’s for the Class of 2020 for your first year at High Point University. 1.     Eat at 1924 Prime Steakhouse (make your reservations here) 2.     Attend a CAT (Campus Activities Team) event. Welcome Home Bingo […]

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First Year Fears

As your senior year of high school is flying by, I know you have a lot of anticipation about moving away to college, but also a lot of worry! There is so much to learn in your first year at college: your way around campus, your new group of friends, your schedule and not to […]

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Top 18 dorm essentials no one tells you about

HPU Class of 2018: August has come – the month of move-in, and you’re probably taking your highly anticipated shopping spree to Target or Bad Bath & Beyond for your soon-to-be home! Amidst picking your new bed set and wall décor, there are things college students often forget until it’s time to hang all your […]

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Food Friday! “Silver Line Diner”

As a prospective student, we’re sure you’re considering a ton of different variables in your college search. Let us help you! “Where will I be able to major in what I want, graduate in four years and become a part of an amazing alumni network?” High Point University.  “Where will I develop incredible relationships with not […]

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Students and parents: Wow!

As the admissions application season continues to move full speed ahead, all I can say is “Wow!”   To the many students whose incredible applications I’ve been fortunate enough to read, wow! To the students I have been able to meet during your campus visits, wow! To the students who have already been admitted under […]

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Kara’s favorite faces on campus

Hi everyone! It is hard to believe that it has only been four weeks since I have been at school…with all of my busyness, I feel like I did not even leave High Point for summer vacation, although I am not complaining! I am so happy I was able to get to school early and […]

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Welcome to High Point!

September 9, 2013 To the parents of the Class of 2017, congratulations! You raised your student to be a scholar, a leader, an explorer and a friend. Your sons and daughters were valedictorians, class presidents, star athletes and Eagle Scouts. We are absolutely honored that together, you and your student chose to call High Point […]

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Registration 101

Hello prospective students! My name is Alexa Crawford. I’m a Senior Business Administration Entrepreneurship major, from California. I serve as a University Ambassador and Operation Smile President. I enjoy serving others and being involved in social entrepreneurship ventures. I started my own business while a here at High Point University, through the Entrepreneurship center, for […]

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