Get Ahead, Stay Ahead at Summer Advantage
High Point University Class of 2026, your time is now. Your extraordinary HPU experience begins at Summer Advantage. Summer Advantage is High Point University’s exclusive empowerment and advancement program for incoming Freshmen, when you can earn 8 credits, make amazing new friends, work with your Success Coaches and our world-class faculty, explore our stunning campus and feel right at home at HPU- all before your first Fall semester begins...

High Point University Class of 2026, your time is now. Your extraordinary HPU experience begins at Summer Advantage. Summer Advantage is High Point University’s exclusive empowerment and advancement program for incoming Freshmen, when you can earn 8 credits, make amazing new friends, work with your Success Coaches and our world-class faculty, explore our stunning campus and feel right at home at HPU- all before your first Fall semester begins. Over 98% of Summer Advantage attendees say they would recommend Summer Advantage to all incoming HPU freshmen. It is the ideal way to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead at High Point University, specifically designed to help you make a successful transition to college by reducing “freshman anxiety”, instilling confidence and empowering you for success. The time is now, you are the person, Summer Advantage is the place. Visit your Panther Page for sign-up details.

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(336) 841-9823
Daily from 8:30am — 5:00pm.
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Transform from High School Student to Collegiate Scholar

 “After Summer Advantage we know that our son picked the best school to continue to develop into the person he will become.”                                    — proud parent of an HPU freshman, from the Summer Advantage 2020 parent survey.

SIGN-UP NOW! VISIT YOUR PANTHER PAGE FOR SIGN-UP DETAILS!

Questions? We’d be delighted to help. Feel free to contact us at SummerAdvantage@HighPoint.edu

or call 1-336-841-9823.

SUMMER ADVANTAGE 2022

June 27 – July 22

Advantage: Living Space! Caffey Hall is home for Summer Advantage. 

Summer Advantage students reside in Caffey Hall, High Point University’s AMAZING new, high-tier residence. Click here for an online tour. 

Get Ahead. Stay Ahead. Summer Advantage.

Summer Advantage is High Point University’s exclusive pre-freshman year advancement program. All incoming HPU Freshmen are eligible and encouraged to attend. Here are just some of the extraordinary advantages you’ll gain:

  • 98% recommendedEarn up to 8 credits before your Freshman year begins, moving you ahead of your peers for class and dorm selection after your
    Freshman year
  • Establish a winning relationship with your Success Coach and our world-class faculty
  • Meet wonderful new friends from around the country and the world
  • Gain confidence in your ability to thrive at High Point University
  • Explore and enjoy our stunning campus
  • Feel right at home at HPU
  • Summer Advantage is a Must-Do at HPU

98% of participants stated they would recommend Summer Advantage to all incoming HPU freshmen. It really is an extraordinary way to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead at HPU! For information and answers to all of your questions, feel free to email us at SummerAdvantage@HighPoint.edu.

ALL incoming freshmen are eligible and encouraged to attend Summer Advantage. Last year, over 200 incoming HPU freshmen attended Summer Advantage.

Make your $500 deposit and choose the classes you’d most like to take. The comprehensive cost of Summer Advantage includes tuition, housing, dining and activities fees (everything except textbooks and personal items).  

When sign-ups begin, you can register via your own personal PantherPage.

June 27 – July 22, 2022

Move-in for Summer Advantage will be held on Sunday, June 26 from 9 am to 12 pm. Lunch will be provided for students and families. The SA2022 student and parent orientation will be from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. This concludes the parent portion of Summer Advantage move-in. Summer Splash, our official “welcome to Summer Advantage” evening gathering is scheduled for our Summer Advantage students the following day. A detailed schedule of events for move-in weekend will be provided to students and parents.

Classes will begin on Monday, June 27. Students will have exams on Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22. Move-out day will also be held on Friday, July 23rd once students finish their last final exam that morning. Students will be finished with their exam on that Friday before 12:00 pm.

Sign-ups for Summer Advantage will begin soon, and you can register via your PantherPage .

In addition, here is our deposit portal. Your $500 deposit is due within 10 days of registration and serves to secure your place in Summer Advantage.

 

Get Ahead. Stay Ahead.

Every summer, more and more High Point University students and their parents are discovering the remarkable value of Summer Advantage. In so many ways, this unique program offers incoming freshmen an essential and enduring opportunity to advance their academic, social and personal lives. By gaining 8 credits, working with their Success Coaches, making new friends and really getting to know- and fully appreciate– everything High Point University has to offer, Summer Advantage has become a “must-do” at HPU.

Please take a moment to review the program and join us for Summer Advantage 2022, June 27 – July 22, 2022.

For more information, send us an email at SummerAdvantage@HighPoint.edu.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to Summer Advantage.

Get Ahead. Stay Ahead.

Register via your own personal PantherPage.

2022 Course Offerings

 

During Summer Advantage 2022, students will have the opportunity to complete eight credit hours via two options:

  • Option 1 includes taking two 4-credit courses which will fulfill general education requirements (graduation requirements).
  • Option 2 includes taking one 4-credit course that will fulfill a general education requirement, one 3-credit study skills course (ADV 1101; an elective course), and one 1-credit physical education course (a general education requirement) or EXP 1401 (an exploration in choosing a major at High Point University).

Students will identify their preferences and course options on the SA2022 registration form.  Student Success Coaches will share schedules with students the first week of June 2022.

Housing & Move-In Information

Summer Advantage students are required to live on campus. All students are housed in the same residence hall (Caffey Hall, our newest, higher-tier residence), creating a strong sense of community and fellowship. Move-in for Summer Advantage 2022 is Sunday, June 26 from 9am to 1:00 pm. Lunch will be provided for students and families. The SA2022 student and parent orientation will follow, from 1:30 pm to 3 pm- this will conclude the parent portion of Summer Advantage move-in. All times are EDT.

Get Ahead. Stay Ahead.
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Get Ahead with Your Success Coach
During Summer Advantage, you'll work directly with your Success Coach, beginning a winning relationship right away. Your Success Coach will make sure you're signed up for the classes that will benefit you the most and will be there to answer questions throughout Summer Advantage. At High Point University, we're dedicated to your success and it all begins during Summer Advantage.
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Stay Ahead with up to 8 Credits
At Summer Advantage, you'll earn up to 8 credits, before your first Fall semester even begins. Our courses apply to any major, so those 8 credits will put you ahead right away- even if you're undecided on a major. And, with 8 credits already earned, you'll have greater flexibility in your academic career, making it easier to add a minor or even a second major, have time for that dream internship, study abroad or just build some extra space into your schedule whenever you need to. Plus, with more credits completed, you'll be ahead of many of your peers for class selection and dorm selection after your Freshman year.
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Make Great Friends
During Summer Advantage, you'll have plenty of opportunities to meet great new friends. Our students come from all over the country- and the world- so you're sure to meet fascinating people. And, from the very first day on campus, you'll enjoy activities specifically designed to give you opportunities to get to know your new HPU classmates.
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Learn from our World-Class Faculty
High Point University's faculty is extraordinary and you'll work with the best of the best during Summer Advantage. Each of our Summer Advantage faculty members is experienced with the needs of first-time college students, so you'll get the care and support you'll need to build confidence as a new college student.
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Make Major Decisions
Summer Advantage is your chance to explore all the majors High Point University has to offer and HPU's Career Advisors and our Career Development website will help you understand how your major translates to real-world career paths.
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Enjoy our awesome campus
At High Point University, we are blessed with the most amazing campus! And you'll be able to explore all of it during Summer Advantage. Imagine- having the campus to your very own for 4 magical weeks and being the first in your class to experience everything!
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Caffey Hall
Summer Advantage students reside in Caffey Hall, the top tier residence hall on campus, complete with multiple fitness centers, business centers, screening rooms- even gourmet kitchens! Every Summer Advantage student has a room to their own, but will also enjoy the company of suite-mates, so you'll get the best of both worlds: roommates to enjoy and privacy whenever you want it.
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Strongly Recommended
Over 98% of our 2021 Summer Advantage participants indicated they would recommend Summer Advantage to all incoming HPU freshmen, according to our post-session survey. 98%. Now, that's a strong recommendation. Summer Advantage will empower you for success throughout your academic career. Just ask anyone who has participated: Summer Advantage is the ideal way to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead at High Point University.
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