Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is Giving Tuesday?
Giving Tuesday is a 24-hour online event connecting the global HPU community of alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff in support of the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education, which enables the University to provide more than $75 million in student scholarship support each year.
Q. When is Giving Tuesday?
Giving Tuesday is on November 29, 2022, and the event will last from midnight to 11:59 PM.
Q. How can I participate in Giving Tuesday?
- GIVE to the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education! Support scholarships for today's High Point University students or direct your gift to a fund that provides programming for our students and the community. Last year, nearly 1,500 gifts were made on Giving Tuesday to assist HPU students and their educational aspirations!
- WEAR your Panther Purple or HPU gear! Show your love for HPU with a photo on social media. Don't forget to tag us and use #giveTUEhpu and #HighPointUniversity!
- SHARE your story! Tell the world what it means to be a part of the HPU community using #giveTUEhpu. Check out our Social Media Ambassador Toolkit and access curated Giving Tuesday content for your post! See what others are sharing across HPU's platforms using the social icons at the bottom of the page.
Q. Where can I find more information about on-campus events happening throughout the day?
Visit our Campus Events page for information about how we are celebrating Giving Tuesday on campus.
Q. Who can donate?
Anyone can donate! To see more details or make a one-time online gift, click here.
Q. Can I give today? Will my early gift count for Giving Tuesday?
You can make your gift starting today and still be counted in our Giving Tuesday totals on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.
Q. What does the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education support?
The HPU Fund supports the $75 million in scholarship assistance awarded to HPU students each year.
Q. Is my gift tax deductible?
High Point University is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Gifts to the University are tax-deductible to the extent allowed under Federal Law and IRS tax code.
Q. I’m an HPU Faculty and Staff member. How can I make a qualifying gift for Giving Tuesday?
Click here to make a payroll or sustaining gift to the HPU Fund, a scholarship, program or area of your choice. To make a one-time gift online, click here. Gifts made between November 1, 2022 and November 30, 2022 will qualify for 25 Wellness points to be added to your account. Gifts may also be dropped off in Roberts Hall #320 or at one of our campus events on November 29.
Q. I’m an HPU Senior – does my gift on Giving Tuesday count towards the Senior Giving Campaign? How do I make a qualifying gift?
Giving Tuesday is a great time to make your senior gift for the year. For seniors, your gift impacts both Giving Tuesday and the Senior Giving Campaign. You'll be able to set up your recurring gift at check-out.
Q. Is there a minimum gift?
There is a minimum donation of $10.
Q. How can I give?
You can make your gift through the Giving Tuesday website, by check, Google Pay, Apple Pay or Venmo. For assistance with a stock or wire transfer, please contact Institutional Advancement at (336)841-9423.
If you choose to send a check by mail, please address it to:
High Point University
One University Parkway, Drawer 29
High Point, North Caroline 27268
Q. Can I make donations via mobile device?
Yes! Visit giveTUEhpu.highpoint.edu.
Q. How much of my gift goes to High Point University?
GiveGab retains a 3% campaign management fee from all donations. Credit Card processing fees are an additional 2.5% + $0.30 for all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). You are given the option to cover the fees and if you choose this option, 100% of your online charitable gift will go to the receiving designation. All donations are final and cannot be refunded. Any donations processed outside of the Giving Tuesday at High Point University donation period, through GiveGab.com, or subsequent recurring donations are subject to transaction fees outlined on the GiveGab.com pricing page: http://info.givegab.com/pricing.