Summer Experience

Welcome to Summer Experience 2017

“Summer Experience was the best decision I ever made! The professors were helpful and prepared us for success in the transition between high school and college.” – H. Carlson, Class of 2016



A Nationally Ranked Program

You’ve already made the decision to receive an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people, so why wait until August to get started? Nationally recognized by higher education consultant Noel Levitz, Summer Experience has been selected as one of the top ten programs of its kind. Summer Experience gives you the opportunity to jump-start your academic career by gaining eight credits toward graduation before your freshman year officially starts. Collaboration is an integral part of High Point University’s liberal arts experience. Summer Experience will help you build a strong academic foundation while acclimating you to the unparalleled social, recreational and service opportunities available to you at HPU. You’ll improve your time management skills as you discover how to use different learning styles effectively, and you’ll become acquainted and comfortable with the HPU community as you network with your peers, Student Success Coach and academic professors.


Move-in and orientation for Summer Experience 2017 is Saturday, July 1. Classes will begin on Monday, July 3 and run through Friday, July 28 when students will take their final exams.

How to Apply

Online registration for Summer Experience 2017 will be available in early February 2017. The comprehensive cost for SE2017 is $8,000 and includes tuition, room and board, meal plan and all other expenses, excluding textbooks and personal items.


Contact Student Success

Available: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
Location: Second floor of Cottrell Hall