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The Parent Perspective – Holiday Edition

12.8.2014
Dear HPU, Dr. Qubein often reminds your student that HPU is a values-based institution – that we are an extension of your home. During the holidays, this includes decorating the campus to reflect the warmth and love that you create in your own home. Students appreciate the campus decorations, time-honored traditions, and simple forms of […]
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The Parent Perspective – Freshman Parents Nov 10

11.11.2014
Dear Parents, Knowledge gained in the classroom at High Point University is complimented with meaningful experiences that take place beyond the classroom walls and enrich the souls of our students.  After returning from HPU’s Alternative Fall Break, a student shared this quote that sums up the purpose of our holistic learning environment: “I slept and I dreamed that […]
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The Parent Perspective – Upperclassman Parents Nov 10

Dear Parents, Knowledge gained in the classroom at High Point University is complimented with meaningful experiences that take place beyond the classroom walls and enrich the souls of our students.  From Alternative Fall Break trips to serve those in need, to hosting local elementary school students for Halloween, HPU students contribute measurably to their local and global communities. I […]
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The Parent Perspective – Upperclassman Parents October 13

10.14.2014
Dear Parents, Narrowing the Chasm Between Youth and Experience HPU prepares students for lives of both success and significance. Beyond the valuable mentorship your student receives in the classroom, we understand that providing students with experiential learning opportunities narrows the distance on their personal journey from youth to accomplished adult. Instead of waiting for the […]
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The Parent Perspective – Freshman Parents October 13

Dear Parents, As our partners, you play a vital role in your student’s personal and career development. We want to keep you informed about the depth of resources available through the Career and Internship Services Office. On October 1st our students networked with dozens of businesses and organizations at the Fall Internship and Career Expo. […]
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The Parent Perspective – Upperclassman Parents September 8

09.8.2014
Dear Parents, As our partners, you play a vital role in your student’s personal and career development. We want to inform you about a key event sponsored by Career and Internship Services. On October 1st, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, your student has the opportunity to attend the Fall Internship and Career Expo in […]
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The Parent Perspective – Freshman Parents September 8

Dear Parents, Welcome to High Point University! It is my pleasure to introduce you to our Freshman Success Center. The Freshman Success Center at High Point University is designed to ensure students complete a successful transition through the first year of college. A team of coaches and an associate dean for freshmen success, located in […]
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The Parent Perspective – Freshman Parents August 11

08.11.2014
Dear HPU Parent, Your student’s life is filled with change. They move to campus, enroll in courses for a few months and then travel home to visit before starting the process over again. Theirs is a journey of constant movement. And the ever-changing global economy is no different. The good thing is that young people […]
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The Parent Perspective – Upperclassman Parents August 11

Dear HPU Parent, We have had an incredibly busy summer at HPU! We have hired over thirty new faculty members joining our family in a few weeks.  These faculty, who are well-qualified and eager to begin the fall semester, represent most all academic disciplines. This summer, hundreds of High Point University students are completing challenging, […]
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Academic Dates to Remember

Fall Semester

Exams End: December 17

Spring Semester

Classes Begin (Day): January 13
Martin Luther King Day (no classes): January 19
Family Weekend: February 6 – 8
Mid-Term: March 4
Fall Semester Registration: March 24
Good Friday (No Classes): April 3
Easter Monday (No Classes): April 6
All University Honors Program (evening of): April 22
Last Class Day of Semester: April 29
Exams Begin: May 1 Final Exam Schedule
Exams End: May 6
Baccalaureate: May 8
Commencement: May 9

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