Summer Experience Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the registration form available?
A: The registration form will be available beginning December 15, 2018.
Q: What are the dates for Summer Advantage?
A: Summer Advantage 2019 begins on Monday, July 1 and runs through Friday, July 26. Students will be finished with their last exam by 12:00 pm on Friday, July 26. Please plan your travel accordingly.
Q: What does move-in day entail for Summer Advantage?
A: Move-in day for Summer Advantage 2019 is on Saturday, June 29. Move-in will be held from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Lunch will also be provided for students and families. The SA2019 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 and information about Estate Day on Sunday, July 2 will be provided to students and families in April 2019.
Q: What is the financial investment for Summer Advantage?
A: The investment for Summer Advantage is $8,500. This includes tuition, room, board, and university sponsored activities (as indicated on the activities calendar). This excludes books and personal items. The comprehensive fee also includes the NC Dining Plan State Sales Tax.
Q: How do I make a payment for the deposit and full payment for Summer Advantage?
A: Please visit our Student Account Center at https://highpoint.afford.com/ or contact the Student Accounts Office at 336-841-9259 for more information.
Q: Is there a refund policy for the Summer Experience deposit?
A: The SA2019 deposit will be applied to the fall semester tuition if student withdraws his/her registration from SA2019 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 SA2019 deposit will be refunded if a student withdraws by May 1. The SA2018 deposit will not be refunded if a student withdraws after May 1.
Students that enroll in Summer Advantage are allowed to withdraw before the end of week 1 with a proration amount of 50% ($4,250.00). 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: When will I find out my housing and move-in time on Saturday, June 29?
A: The Office of Student Life will email you by mid-June with your housing assignment and more details regarding the move-in process. This email will go to your HPU email address.
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 email@example.com.
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 26. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-841-9235.
Student’s First & Last Name
Summer Advantage 2019
High Point University
One University Parkway
High Point, North Carolina 27268
Q: Can I leave some of my belongings on campus once Summer Experience 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 Wanek Center. Full size sheets will be needed for the bed size in this specific residence hall.
Q: How do I order books?
A: Students can order books online through the University Bookstore beginning in June 2018: 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://www.highpoint.edu/disabilitysupport/.
Q: Is there class on Wednesday, July 4?
A: Classes are still in session on Wednesday, July 4.
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 SA2019 schedule with you via email to your HPU email account.