The Office of Student Accounts wants to help make sure that each incoming and returning student has completed all necessary paperwork required by High Point University in order to begin your Freshman year. Below you will find a checklist of all necessary items required to begin the new academic year at High Point University. Please note, if you are a returning student, you may have already completed some of these items in previous years. FERPA forms, immunization forms, and Student Account Center access do not have to be submitted each new year.
FERPA Consent Form
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords certain rights to students concerning the privacy of, and access to, their education records. Students may choose to complete and submit this form to the Registrar allowing the release of their education records to specified third parties. If you have already submitted a FERPA, it is not necessary to submit another. It is valid for the duration of your HPU career. Download the FERPA forms
Loan Acceptance Form
Please complete this form for the Office of Financial Planning indicating whether you are accepting or declining any Federal loans on your student account. Loans cannot be disbursed to your account without completion of this form. Loan Acceptance Forms.
Student Account Center Login / Granting Parental Access
The Student Account Center via TouchNet is High Point University’s online bill payment system. TouchNet also manages High Point University’s monthly payment plans for tuition payment. All HPU students should login via their HPU email address and password and grant access to a parent(s) or guardian(s) in order to view statements and make payments online. Instructions on how to access the center and grant access can be found below:
Waiving/Accepting of Student Health Insurance
In order to stay in compliance with the Affordable Care Act, all incoming and returning HPU students are automatically enrolled in our health insurance plan each academic year. If you already have your own insurance, you can waive our coverage by completing an online waiver. If you wish to stay enrolled on HPU’s coverage, you will need to login and accept or waive coverage online. You MUST decline or accept by September 4, 2021. No action being taken on your part will automatically enroll you in HPU Health Insurance Coverage.
***Please note the last day to waive coverage is September 4, 2021.***
Waiving of Tuition Protection Insurance
High Point University is pleased to offer tuition protection insurance from A.W.G Dewar that covers a student up to 75% of their financial investment in the event of a medical withdrawal or leave of absence. All students are automatically enrolled at the beginning of each academic year. If you wish to waive this coverage, you may do so online. Waive tuition protection insurance. However, if you wish to keep the coverage, no action is necessary as the student is already enrolled.
***Please note the last day to waive tuition protection coverage for the academic year is September 4, 2021. Requests after this date may not be granted.***
Changing Your Dining Plan (If you do not wish to have the automatic 14 meal/week plan)
All residential students are automatically enrolled in the 14 meal per week dining plan at HPU. If you wish to select one of the other three options (7 meals / 10 meals / 19 meals) you will need to login to your my.highpoint.edu portal, click on “Dining Plan Selection” and change to the plan you wish to have.
The window to change your dining plan:
Fall 2021 dining plan is August 20, 2021 through September 4, 2021
Spring 2022 dining plan is January 7 2022.
Please note that all residential meal plans are the same cost.
If you expect to receive a refund due to financial aid or an overpayment of your student account, you will now be able to have your funds deposited directly into your personal bank account by using our new direct deposit service through TouchNet! This is the same management service that now processes all of your tuition payments and monthly payment plans. View the refunding portal instructions.
North Carolina Law GS 130z 152-157 requires all persons attending college to submit proper immunization records. If the immunization requirements are not met, registration for classes will be cancelled. This is a requirement for ALL incoming students.
If you have any questions about where to obtain these documents or how to submit them properly, please contact the Office of Student Accounts at 336-841-9259 or firstname.lastname@example.org