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What is the HPU Passport Card?

As a cashless campus, the HPU Passport card is an exclusive transaction method for students, faculty and staff. In a unique university-city partnership, HPU has extended the Passport card footprint to include businesses throughout the city of High Point. Today, nearly 100 local businesses accept the card, providing exclusive access to more than 5,000 customers. HPU receives no monetary gain from this partnership. The goal is simply to connect local businesses with a thriving university community.

As High Point’s University, HPU partnership programs are for High Point-based businesses only. If your business is interested in becoming a Passport Partner, please use this form.

How does High Point University promote my business as a Passport Partner?

High Point University Website – Two separate listings on the community page and the concierge page as a Passport Partner with your business logo, address and phone, as well as a link to your website or social media page.

Participation in campus events:

  • Activities Fair – The Activities Fair is held twice a year in January and August. During this event, students collect information on clubs, student organizations, Greek life and our community partners.
  • Philanthropy Table – Outside of the Activities Fair, our partners have access to come to campus throughout the year to promote their business to students at our philanthropy tables.

Social media announcements – HPU can promote your event, special or other service that might be of interest to our students.

Email updates – As a partner, you may promote directly to our students, faculty and staff by having a graphic in the emails sent out by our Concierge team.

Branding – Various branding opportunities are available to show your support of the University and drive business to your location.


Click here to see a current list of Passport Partners.