Study Abroad

International Student FAQ

See below for answers to frequently asked questions from our incoming exchange & study abroad students.



Exchange & Study Abroad Student Information
Exchange Partner Fact Sheet


Contact Information

The Office of Global Education is the first point of contact for questions regarding studying abroad at High Point University. General inquiries can be directed to:

Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280


Incoming Student Staff

Dr. Jeff Palis, Director, Global Education

Jeff is the main point of contact for partnering institutions and inbound exchange students. He is the main point of contact for nominations and interested students. | +1 (336) 841-9636


Dr. Marjorie Church, Director, International Student Affairs & Principal Designated School Official

Marjorie serves as the principal designated school official. She manages the Global Student Association and is the main point of contact for immigration-related questions while at HPU. | +1 (336) 841-4692


Chris Ferguson, Advisor & Designated School Official

Chris serves as the designated school official for exchange and study abroad students. He is the main point of contact for study abroad student admissions and immigration-related questions prior to arrival. | +1 (336) 841-9051


Kristen Cruz, Global Education Coordinator

Kristen coordinates Global Education events and is the front line of the Office of Global Education, assisting international students and managing the Global Education Mentors program. | +1 (336) 841-4692



The Office of Global Education is located in Suite 142, Cottrell Hall (building #12 on the HPU Campus Map).


Mailing Address:

High Point University, Office of Global Education
One University Parkway, Drawer 24
High Point, NC 27268  USA

Didn’t see your question answered? Contact the Office of Study Abroad for more information by email or phone: +1.336.841.9280.


The Office of Global Education is located in Cottrell Hall, Suite 142. Building #12 on the HPU Campus Map.

Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280

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