Campus Updates

Apr 29 2020 - 3:35pm

The following update on international and non-essential domestic travel guidelines was sent by The California State University Chancellor’s Office. Please visit the CSU's website about the coronavirus for additional information.​ For official Humboldt State updates related to COVID-19, go to

 COVID-19 Update: Travel Suspension Extended

Apr 23 2020 - 9:18am

Face coverings must be worn by anyone who enters an indoor facility other than their residence, or while outdoors when the person is unable to maintain a six-foot distance from another person at all times, beginning Friday, April 24, per the most recent Humboldt County Public Health Order.

This applies to anyone making essential trips on the HSU campus. Please note a statewide shelter in place order is still in effect. View the county order here (pdf)

Apr 21 2020 - 1:46pm

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, Humboldt State University has decided to cancel all in-person programs and events that were scheduled to take place over the summer through August 14, based on continued guidance from the CSU Chancellor’s Office and state and local officials. These activities include but is not limited to:

  • Summer conferences, festivals, and workshops

  • Camps and Clinics

Apr 8 2020 - 12:26pm

In order to promote and share online events, HSU has created the “Virtual Quad.” 

This is a place to share HSU-related virtual gatherings, including lectures, club activities, performances, and more. Please help the campus community stay connected by sharing your activities. It’s one way we can all continue to learn and have fun.

Apr 7 2020 - 4:41pm

This is a joint news release from CR and HSU. More information about HSU enrollment and budget is in this report on the Budget Office website (pdf).

College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University are both facing immense budget challenges due to COVID-19, according to early projections being shared today at a meeting of CR’s Board of Trustees and later at a meeting of HSU’s University Senate.

Apr 7 2020 - 3:20pm

In accordance with Humboldt County Public Health, effective immediately, all students who are on campus conducting essential functions (such as visiting the Health Center, doing laundry, or obtaining food or other campus services) should wear a face covering while in public.

Staff and faculty working or conducting essential functions are also encouraged to wear a face covering. 

Apr 7 2020 - 11:54am

The CSU Chancellor’s Office has enacted the emergency pay provisions in the California State University Employees Union (Units 2, 5, 7 and 9), International Union of Operating Engineers (Unit 10) and Teamsters 2010 (Unit 6) collective bargaining agreements (CBA). Generally, emergency pay is additional pay for  employees who work outside the scope of their normal duties when campus is closed due to an emergency situation.

Apr 3 2020 - 3:42pm

Under the new provisions, most state-side employees, including student employees, shall be eligible to receive a one-time allotment of up to 256 hours of paid administrative leave that can be used for COVID-19-related absences, subject to the following conditions: 

  • All hours must be used by close of business on December 31, 2020 at which time the remaining allotted hours will expire;

Apr 2 2020 - 3:02pm


HSU continues to provide essential business support functions to campus in this challenging operating environment. This memorandum will inform you of current service levels and procedural adjustments.

Essential Expenditures

Mar 30 2020 - 3:17pm

Humboldt State University has received reports from faculty members that their classes have been subject to “Zoom-bombing,” where people not associated with the University interrupt Zoom conference calls and other virtual class gatherings.

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