All members of the HPU Community are able to report concerns to the University. The different types of reports are listed below. On-Campus emergencies (medical/safety) should be reported to HPU Security by calling 336-841-9111. Off-campus emergencies may also be reported to 911.
Student Complaint: The basis for a student’s complaint may be that an act or situation is objectionable in the view of the student. High Point University provides a process for student complaints to be addressed. Complaints may be about any act, situation, or aspect of life at HPU. Complaints will be addressed by the Office of Student Life. Students may file a report anonymously but may limit the University’s ability to thoroughly respond.
HPU CARE Alert: CARE Alert is a mechanism that community members may utilize to help someone who is in need or who may be exhibiting concerning behavior(s). This program is offered through the Office of Student Life. Students may continue to meet with our staff on a regular basis, be referred to the Office of Counseling Services or offices on campus or decide that they have received sufficient information after the first meeting.
Honor Code Violation: Reports of academic dishonesty (Cheating, Collusion, Plagiarism) which may violate the University Honor Code. These reports are addressed through the collaboration of the reporting faculty member and the Office of Student Life.
Bias Report: A “Bias Incident” is defined as language or actions that demean, degrade, threaten or harass an individual or group based on their actual or perceived race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability or status as a military veteran. Bias incidents include intentional and unintentional behavior that includes but is not limited to, name-calling, stereotyping, belittling, inappropriate joking and excluding others based upon their actual or perceived identity. All reports will remain confidential to the extent possible. You may also file a report anonymously but may limit the University’s ability to thoroughly respond to the reported incident.
Hazing Concern: Concerns regarding dangerous, illegal, or degrading behaviors as outlined by Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL), the Guide to Campus Life, and North Carolina State law can be reported here. The University’s ability to address concerns depends on the information provided. You may file a report anonymously but may limit the University’s ability to thoroughly respond to the reported incident.
Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Report: Any member of the High Point University community, including visitors and third-party vendors, can use this form to report incidents related to Title IX that occur on or off-campus involving students, faculty, staff and third-party vendors. Title IX includes: Gender Discrimination, Sexual Assault, Sexual Misconduct (viewing/recording, harassment, exploitation), Non-Consensual Sexual Contact, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking.