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Commencement 2016

Directions & Parking

Onward with Faithful Courage

Parking behind Wilson Commerce Building

Guests are encouraged to take advantage of the shuttle service to the Onward with Faithful Courage program. Shuttles will begin running at 9:30 a.m. from the parking lot behind the Wilson School of Commerce Building. The shuttles will make a continuous loop from the parking lot to the Millis Center.

 


Baccalaureate

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church is located on the corner of Chestnut Drive and Westchester Drive (1225 Chestnut Drive) in High Point. Parking will be available at the church.

Click here for driving directions.


Graduation Ceremony

Oak Hollow Mall & Roberts Hall

All guests are encouraged to park at Oak Hollow Mall (921 Eastchester Drive) in High Point. Shuttles will begin running at 6:30 a.m. from Oak Hollow Mall. The shuttles will make a continuous loop from the mall to the main entrance of the High Point University campus until 2:30 p.m.

Parking will be available on campus for guests with special needs on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Drivers must display state issued placards or license plates to enter the parking lot.  Please enter campus at Boundary Avenue from University Parkway (formerly N. College Drive). Guests will be transported on wheelchair accessible shuttles and dropped off at the Slane Student Center fountain.

The rain site for the Graduation Ceremony will be the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center on West College Drive. In the event of rain the shuttle service will still run from Oak Hollow Mall beginning at 6:30 a.m. and all guests will be encouraged to park at Oak Hollow Mall.  In the event of rain, parking will be available on campus for guests with special needs on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Drivers must display state issued placards or license plates to enter the parking lot.  Please enter campus at Boundary Avenue from University Parkway (formerly N. College Drive). Guests will be transported on wheelchair accessible shuttles to the James H. and Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center.

Additional Resources

Official HPU Press Release

Photography and video for the Graduation Ceremony

Highlights from 2015 and 2014

Previous Graduation Speakers at HPU

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