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 official 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 you 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 your network with your peers, Student Success Coach and academic professors.
Move-in and orientation for SE2016 is Saturday, June 25. Classes will begin on Monday, June 27 and run through Friday, July 22 when students will take their final exams.
Online registration for Summer Experience will begin February 1, 2016. The comprehensive cost for SE2016 is $8,000 and includes tuition, room and board, meal plan and all other expenses, excluding textbooks and personal items.
Summer Experience enriches and accelerates your academic career by giving you the opportunity to earn eight credit hours toward graduation before your freshman year even starts. Maybe you’re thinking about double majoring or considering picking up a minor or two; maybe your plan is to secure an internship the summer after your freshman year or maybe you’re still trying to figure out what you’re most interested in. Regardless of where you are when you enter, you’ll leave Summer Experience one step closer to achieving your final destination.
In today’s global marketplace, there’s a premium on personalities that connect well with clients and coworkers. At Summer Experience, you will hone your skills in a very enjoyable way. Your team building and leadership skills will enhance as you work your way through the HPU Ropes Course, and your confidence will build as you attend a special dinner at Dr. Qubein’s House. From Wednesday Night Live to Faculty Lecture Series and everything in between, Summer Experience transforms high school students into collegiate scholars.
Summer Experience epitomizes the heart and purpose of a Liberal Arts education by giving you the flexibility and freedom to take classes outside of your intended area of study. We know that you cannot contain a biology major’s love for music more than you can an accountant’s excitement for computer programming. That’s why we give our students the freedom to pursue what they’ve always been interested in, while encouraging them to explore something they’ve never considered before.
Student have the opportunity to participate in Leadership Certificate program. The purpose of the Leadership Certificate program is to encourage students to carefully analyze their responsibilities and commitments in the context of leadership for the common good and purposeful change. Students will come to understand their strengths and weaknesses as a leader and hone their ability to motivate and work with others. Through this program, students will develop their own leadership potential through the completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and leadership skill practice through program activities. No credits provided. The Leadership Certificate course is an optional program students can participate in during Summer Experience.