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MOVE-IN FAQS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 28

Before you arrive to campus, make sure you complete these Five Items:

Further information and detailed policies regarding all of these items can be found here.

1. Complete your required self-health assessment and be ready to show staff at campus entrances your “cleared” status when you arrive for your designated move-in time.

2. Be ready to have your temperature taken when you arrive for your designated move-in time.

3. Be ready to wear your cloth face coverings in classes and laboratories at all times.

4. Pay attention to visual cues and adhere to physical distancing throughout campus.

5. Add this contact to your phone in case you don’t feel well at any time you are on campus: Student Health
Services, (336) 841-4683, studenthealth@highpoint.edu

We are looking forward to your arrival and to the beginning of your HPU career. More information regarding COVID 19 and the changes put in place by the emergency task force will be sent to you as you prepare to come to campus. Please let us know if you have any questions that will better prepare you for success at HPU.

Have a great rest of your day!

Office of Student Life
Studentlife@highpoint.edu
336.841.9231

GENERAL FAQS ABOUT SUMMER ADVANTAGE

Summer Advantage Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who can attend Summer Advantage?

A: All incoming HPU Freshmen are encouraged to attend Summer Advantage. There is no need to apply; simply register once you have accepted full or conditional admission.

Q:  What are the dates for Summer Advantage?

A:  Summer Advantage 2020 begins on Monday, June 29 and runs through Friday, July 24.  Students will be finished with their last exam by 12:00 pm on Friday, July 24.  Please plan your travel accordingly.

Q:  How do I register?

A:  Register via your own personal PantherPage (or click here for our general registration page).

Q:  What is the financial investment for Summer Advantage?

A:  The investment for Summer Advantage is $8,950.  This includes tuition for all 8 credit hours, housing in top-tier Caffey Hall (all students reside in Caffey for the session; or comparably appointed University Center II, located right next door), dining and university sponsored activities (as indicated on the activities calendar; activities are subject to change or cancellation depending on circumstances).  This excludes books and personal items.

Q: Where do I make my Summer Advantage deposit?

A: The deposit window opens when you click on “UnderGraduate Enrollment Deposit” through the Office of Admissions.  You can do a lot in the Student Account Center, so please feel free to take a look at this helpful video for instructions and tips. In addition, Student Accounts will send invoices for payment balances for each student once he or she has registered.

Q:  When will I receive my schedule?

A:  Your Success Coach will contact you in the beginning of June to discuss the courses you identified as your top choices on the registration form.  Your Success Coach will then confirm your SA2020 schedule with you via email to your HPU email account.

Q:  When will I find out my housing and move-in time on Sunday, June 28?

A:  All students will reside in Caffey Hall and UC2, some of our top tier residence halls on campus. The Office of Student Life will email you by mid-June with your room assignment and more details regarding the move-in process.  This email will go to your HPU email address.

Q: When is Move-Out?

A: All students will take their morning class exams on Friday, July 24th, 2020 from 8:30 to 11am. After the conclusion of exams, students will be expected to move out of Caffey Hall. There are storage options available, including Safe Crate (https://www.safe-crate.com/ ). Students have until the early evening to complete their Move-Out (deadline is 5pm). Shuttle service to the area airports is available on the following schedule:

  • SA2020 Move-out: Friday, July 24
    Shuttle times (approximate)
    GSO: 12:00 pm/2:00 pm/5:00 pm
    RDU/CLT: 12:00 pm/5:00 pm

Q:  What does move-in day entail for Summer Advantage?

A:  Move-in day for Summer Advantage 2020 is Sunday, June 28.  To maximize spacing according to health guidelines, Move-In times will be assigned this year. Move-In will be held from 8 am to 10am for students on the first floor; 10am to 1pm (or later) for students on levels 2 and 3 (plus, reminding first floor students). Lunch will also be provided for students and families.  The SA2020 Student and Parent Orientation Session will begin thereafter- this concludes the parent portion of Summer Advantage move-in.

Q:  Is there a refund policy for the Summer Advantage deposit?

A: Deposits are due no later than June 1st. Your SA2020 deposit will be applied to the fall semester tuition if student withdraws his/her registration from SA2020 by May 1 and still plans to enroll at the university for the fall semester. For students who do not plan to enroll at the university, the SA2020 deposit will be refunded if a student withdraws by May 1. The SA2020 deposit will not be refunded if a student withdraws after May 1.

Students who enroll in Summer Advantage are allowed to withdraw before the end of week 1 with a proration amount of 50% ($4,475).   This amount would be issued as a credit towards a subsequent term at High Point University, not to exceed two successive terms.  If the student does not matriculate at High Point University in either the Fall semester or the Spring semester immediately following the Summer Advantage Program, this credit will be forfeited.  No credit will be issued after week 1 of the program.

Q:  How are roommates assigned during Summer Advantage?

A:  Please contact the The Office of Student Life for up to date information regarding Move-In for Summer 2020 and residence life during Summer Advantage 2020.

Q:  How do I arrange transportation to and from airport for move-in day and move-out day? 

A:  Complimentary shuttle service is provided on move-in day for students flying into one of the three major North Carolina Airports: Greensboro (GSO), Raleigh (RDU), and Charlotte (CLT).  Please email Campus Concierge your flight number, airline, and arrival time to concierge@highpoint.edu.

Complimentary shuttle service is provided on move-out day for students flying out of one of the three major North Carolina Airports.  Campus Concierge will communicate with students during Summer Advantage about scheduling their transportation shuttle on move-out day, Friday, July 24.  Students are typically finished on the last day/move-out day by 12:00 pm, so travel accommodations should be planned accordingly.

For more information on this process, please directly contact Campus Concierge at 336-841-4636.

Q:  Where can I have personal items shipped to HPU before I arrive?

A:  You may ship your items to the address listed below.  For more information, please contact the HPU Post Office at postoffice@highpoint.edu or 336-841-9235.

Student’s First & Last Name

Summer Advantage 2020

High Point University

One University Parkway

High Point, North Carolina 27268

Q:  Can I leave some of my belongings on campus once Summer Advantage ends?

A:  Students’ belongings (clothing, bedding, etc.) should be moved out on the last day of Summer Advantage.  The Campus Concierge will be able to provide you with information on local storage companies should you need to store belongings in High Point.

Q:  What size sheets do I bring?

A:  Students attending Summer Advantage reside in Caffey Hall and UC2.  Full size sheets will be needed for the bed size.

Q:  How do I order books?

A:  Students can order books online through the University Bookstore beginning in June 2020 at this link:

www.highpoint.bncollege.com
By entering the following address, your books will be delivered to the campus post office, awaiting your arrival:
High Point University
Attention: (Student name)
Summer Advantage 
One University Parkway, High Point NC 27268

Q:  Where can I access the health form?

A:  The health form can be located online through Student Health Services at http://www.highpoint.edu/studenthealth/.

Q:  Who do I contact about academic and housing accommodations?

A:  High Point University provides reasonable accommodations to our students with disabilities.  Should you require accommodations (including dietary and/or housing), please contact the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services.  Information about this office can be accessed at http://highpoint.edu/OARS/.

Q:  Is there class on Friday, July 3?

A:  Classes are still in session on July 3.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Summer Advantage

Available: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
Questions: summeradvantage@highpoint.edu