Summer Advantage

Welcome to Summer Advantage

Parents & Students: important updates- including move-in details, room assignments, class schedules and more- are being sent to your students’ High Point University email! Please check regularly.

“I would definitely recommend Summer Advantage to every incoming freshman. I got the credits and the confidence I need to succeed at High Point University.” – Myles B., Summer Advantage alum, HPU Class of 2022

               “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.


June 28 – July 23

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:

    • Earn 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

97% 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

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 now and choose the classes you’d most like to take. The comprehensive cost of Summer Advantage, including tuition, housing, dining and activities fees (everything except textbooks and personal items) is $9300 and is due by June 21, 2021.

Register via your own personal PantherPage.

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. 


June 28 – July 23, 2021

Move-in for Summer Advantage will be held on Sunday, June 27 from 9 am to 12 pm. Lunch will be provided for students and families. The SA2021 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 28. Students will have exams on Thursday, July 22 and Friday, July 23. 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.



Contact Summer Advantage

Available: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm