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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), dining and university sponsored activities (as indicated on the activities calendar).  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, the top tier residence hall 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.  Move-in will be held from 9 am to 10am for students on the first floor; 10am to 1pm 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 at 1:30 pm- this concludes the parent portion of Summer Advantage move-in.  Our Office of Student Engagement has planned an exciting evening activity and dinner for students that night.  More details about move-in weekend, including a schedule of events for move-in day, will be available as we near the beginning of the Summer Advantage program.

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

A: The 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:  The Office of Student Life will utilize the housing survey students complete for the fall semester to assign roommates accordingly for Summer Advantage.  Students are not able to select who their roommate will be during the summer.

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, High Point University newest, highest-tier residence.  Full size sheets will be needed for the bed size in this specific residence hall. To learn more about Caffey Hall, click here.

Q:  How do I order books?

A:  Students can order books online through the University Bookstore beginning in June 2019: http://highpoint.bncollege.com/.  Please use the “SUM ADV” prefix when ordering books online. Our University Bookstore will be open on move-in day from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for textbook order/purchase and pick-up.

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.