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Observance | Holy Days

HPU encourages faculty,  staff, and students to be aware of and respect the diverse religious observances of college community members when scheduling college-wide events, exams and other major academic assignments. The calendar below is not a comprehensive list of holy days, but it includes holidays of particular significance to traditions represented on campus. If you have suggestions for additions to this list, please contact the Minister to the University, Rev. Preston Davis.

2020 – 2021

Fall 2020Holy DaysTradition
August
8/29AshuraIslam
September
9/18 (sunset)-20 (sunset)Rosh HashanahJudaism
9/27 (sunset) -9/28 (sunset)Yom KippurJudaism
October
10/3-9SukkotJudaism
November
11/1All Saints DayChristianity
11/14DiwaliHinduism
December
12/11-18HanukkahJudaism
12/24Christmas EveChristian
12/25ChristmasChristian
12/31Watch NightChristian
Spring 2021
January
1/6EpiphanyChristian
February
2/8Nirvana DayBuddhism
2/12Chinese New YearChinese Tradition
2/17Ash WednesdayChristian
2/26PurimJudaism
March
3/17St. Patrick's DayChristian
3/25Mahavir JayantiJainism
3/28Magha Puja Day
Palm Sunday
Buddhism
Christian
3/28-4/8PesachJudaism
3/29HoliHinduism
April
4/1Maundy ThursdayChristian
4/2Good FridayChristian
4/4EasterChristian
4/13Ramadan BeginsIslam
May
5/2Pascha (Easter)Orthodox Christian
5/14-16Eid al Fitr (Ramadan EndsIslam
June
July
7/20-23Eid al Adha (Sacrafice Day)Islam
7/24Asalha Puja DayBuddhist

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CONTACT THE CHAPEL

Worship services at High Point University are held Wednesday evenings, 5:30-6:20 p.m in Hayworth Chapel.

Rev. Andria Williamson, Manager of Chapel Programs
Email: awillia5@highpoint.edu
Phone: (336) 841-9132