Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is a 24-hour online event connecting the global HPU Family 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 $73 million in student financial assistance each year.


Q. How can I participate in #GivingTuesday?

  • GIVE to the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education to support scholarships for today's High Point University students. You may also choose to support a fund that provides programming for our students and the community. Last year, nearly 1,500 gifts were made on #GivingTuesday to support HPU students and their educational aspirations! You may also choose to support a program or department of your choice.
  • SHARE your story! Tell the world what it means to be a part of the HPU Family using #giveTUEhpu. Visit our social media sites using the icons to the right or view real time feeds using the links below. Click here to access our Social Media Ambassador Toolkit.
  • WEAR your Panther Purple or HPU gear, and share your love for HPU with a photo and story on social media using #giveTUEhpu.


Q. Where can I find more information about virtual or on-campus events happening throughout the day?

Click here to visit our events page for additional information. 


Q. Can I give today? Will my early gift count for #giveTUEhpu?

You can make your gift starting today and still be counted in our #giveTUEhpu totals on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.


Q. What does the HPU Fund for Extraordinary Education support?

The HPU Fund supports the $73 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 #giveTUEhpu?

You may click here to make a payroll or sustaining gift to the HPU Fund, scholarship, program or area of your choice by clicking here. To make a one-time gift online, click here.  Gifts made between November 1, 2021 and November 30, 2021 will qualify for 25 Wellness points to be added to your account.


Q. I’m an HPU Senior – does my gift on #giveTUEhpu count towards the Senior Giving Campaign? How do I make a qualifying gift?

#GivingTuesday is a great time to make your senior gift for this year. For seniors, your gift impacts both #GivingTuesday and the Senior Giving Campaign. You'll be able to setup your recurring gift at check-out.


Q. When is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is on November 30, 2021, and the event will last from midnight to 11:59 PM.


Q. Who can donate?

Anyone can donate! To see more details or make a one-time online gift, click here.


Q. Is there a minimum gift?

There is a minimum donation of $10.


Q. Can I make donations via mobile device?

Yes! Visit giveTUEhpu.highpoint.edu.