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The Parent Perspective – Freshman Parents August 11

08.11.2014 By: Holly Raulston
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

By: Holly Raulston
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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Convocation 2014 New Location

07.25.2014 By: Holly Raulston
Dear Parents, Your HPU student will soon play a role in a historic event: HPU’s largest freshman class.  We are excited to welcome more than 1,400 freshmen next month.  To provide adequate space for the Class of 2018, transfer students, and their family members, the Convocation Ceremony will be held on the lawn of Roberts […]
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The Parent Perspective for Upperclassman Parents: July 2014

07.1.2014 By: Holly Raulston
    Summertime Greetings, We hope you are enjoying this relaxing time of year and have been able to spend quality time with your HPU student. Parents are our partners and play a vital role in your student’s personal and career development. You know their strengths and personal characteristics better than anyone, so please encourage […]
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The Parent Perspective for Freshman Parents: July 2014

By: Holly Raulston
    Dear Parents, Each month we bring you this Parent Perspective Newsletter for two simple reasons: to inform and inspire. Inform – There are hundreds of services, programs, and resources available to your student – all contributing to successful outcomes (see the story below from Career and Internship Services with the Four Year Plan for Parents). Each […]
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The Parent Perspective: June 2014

06.10.2014 By: Holly Raulston
Dear Parents: Preparing for the world as it’s going to be…From the freshman and senior Life Skills Seminars, to the 4-year Action Plan developed by the Career and Internship Services Office, to experiential learning opportunities implemented by stellar faculty, HPU is focused on preparing students as President Qubein puts it, “to be job creators, not job takers.” To keep students […]
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Important Deadlines and Dates

    Sep
    01
    9.01

    Last Day to Decline HPU Student Insurance
    Sep
    01
    9.01

    Last Day to Drop Without Record
    Sep
    05
    9.05

    Last Day to Select A Meal Plan
    Sep
    05
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    High Point Cycling Classic

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Fall Semester

Fall Family Weekend: September 26-28
Mid-Term: October 15
Fall Break: October 18 - 27
Spring Semester Registration: November 5
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 26 - 30
Last Class Day of Semester: December 10
Exams End: December 17

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