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Summer Advantage

Welcome to Summer Advantage

“I would definitely recommend Summer Advantage to every incoming freshman. I got the credits and the confidence I need to succeed at High Point University.” – Myles B., Summer Advantage alum, HPU Class of 2022

Get Ahead. Stay Ahead. Summer Advantage.

Summer Advantage is High Point University’s exclusive pre-freshman year advancement program. All incoming HPU Freshmen are eligible and encouraged to attend. Here are just some of the extraordinary advantages you’ll gain:

    • Earn up to 8 credits before your Freshman year begins, moving you ahead of your peers for class and dorm selection after your
      Freshman year
    • Establish a winning relationship with your Success Coach and our world-class faculty
    • Meet wonderful new friends from around the country and the world
    • Gain confidence in your ability to thrive at High Point University
    • Explore and enjoy our stunning campus
    • Feel right at home at HPU
    • Summer Advantage is a Must-Do at HPU

Last year, nearly 200 incoming HPU freshmen registered for Summer Advantage. In a post-session survey, 97% of participants stated they would recommend Summer Advantage to all incoming HPU freshmen. It really is an extraordinary way to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead at HPU! For information and answers to all of your questions, feel free to email us at SummerAdvantage@HighPoint.edu.

ALL incoming freshmen are eligible and encouraged to attend Summer Advantage. 

Registration begins soon 


Advantage: Living Space! Caffey Hall is home for Summer Advantage. 

Summer Advantage students reside in Caffey Hall, High Point University’s AMAZING new, high-tier residence. Click here for an online tour. 

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June 29 – July 24, 2020

Move-in for Summer Advantage will be held on Sunday, June 28 from 9 am to 12 pm. Lunch will be provided for students and families. The SA2020 student and parent orientation will be from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. This concludes the parent portion of Summer Advantage move-in. Summer Splash, our official “welcome to Summer Advantage” evening gathering is scheduled for our Summer Advantage students the following day. A detailed schedule of events for move-in weekend will be provided to students and parents.

Classes will begin on Monday, June 29. Students will have exams on Thursday, July 23 and Friday, July 24. Move-out day will also be held on Friday, July 24th once students finish their last final exam that morning. Students will be finished with their exam on that Friday before 12:00 pm.

How to Register

When registrations begin, you can register for Summer Advantage right HERE. Your Summer Advantage deposit is due within 10 business days of completing your registration form. You can pay your deposit HERE. This will ensure your participation in the program.

Be sure to do both: register AND make your deposit. 

Be sure to register to let us know you’re coming and which of our Summer Advantage courses you wish to take. Then, confirm your registration with your $500 deposit. The cost for Summer Advantage is comprehensive, covering tuition, room, meal plan, NC Tax and all other expenses, excluding textbooks, personal items and North Carolina tax of 6.75% for the meal plan.