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Humboldt State University is monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and closely working with, and following stringent guidelines from, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), State of California, and Humboldt County health agencies.

  • The California State University system has approved Humboldt State University offering limited face-to-face courses this fall.
  • HSU is operating virtually. 
  • HSU’s plans are aligned with the Humboldt County 'Shelter in Place' order. All access to campus facilities is closed to the general public. 

La Universidad Estatal de Humboldt (HSU) está monitoreando el Nuevo Coronavirus (COVID-19) y está trabajando de cerca con las estrictas guías de Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), el Estado de California, y las agencias de salud del Condado de Humboldt.

  • El sistema de la Universidad Estatal de California (CSU) aprobó a la Universidad Estatal de Humboldt que ofrezca cursos limitados cara-a-cara este otoño.
  • HSU esta operando virtualmente.
  • Los planes actuales de HSU están alineados con la orden del Condado de Humboldt de quedarse en casa.  Todo el acceso a las instalaciones del campus está cerrado al público en general.


Mar 26 2020 - 5:16pm

Dear Campus Community,

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, the HSU Library--including Library Cafe-- will close on Friday, March 27 at Noon until further notice. We remain committed to supporting your learning and growth and will continue to offer several remote resources and services, listed below. 

Information Services

Mar 26 2020 - 2:42pm

Humboldt State University would like to remind University employees that the process regarding payroll has changed.

As a reminder, pay day is on the following days:

  • Staff and Faculty: March 30, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Students, Hourly Staff, Special Consultants:  April 15, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Sponsored Programs Foundation employees: April 10 and April 24, noon - 1 p.m. 

Direct Deposit Statement

Mar 26 2020 - 12:17pm

Humboldt State University is welcoming back thousands of students today, March 26, and they are all utilizing virtual instruction and support services. 

In addition to health and safety, the University has prioritized efforts to help students continue making progress toward their degrees. Faculty and staff took advantage of the Spring Break period and an additional three days of preparation this week to prepare.

Mar 25 2020 - 3:08pm

Dear Students,

Humboldt State University is committed to supporting your education in light of the circumstances related to COVID-19. As a result, HSU has developed guidelines on refunds, which are consistent with campus policies, Title 5 CCR § 41802 (Title 5) regulations, and guiding principles established by the California State University’s Chancellor Office.

Mar 24 2020 - 3:38pm

(The following was sent today by the County of Humboldt. If you were on one of the flights listed and you live in a student residence, please contact Housing and Residence Life at (707) 826-3451.)

Mar 24 2020 - 1:50pm

Since our last employee memorandum, the Chancellor’s Office provided systemwide guidance on COVID-19 employee matters. As a result of the communication, we have revised the FAQs related to Human Resources to include CSU mandates and to clarify additional information for supervisors and employees. The employment-related FAQs will be updated as new information is available.

Mar 23 2020 - 1:33pm

The health and wellbeing of our campus community continues to be HSU’s priority as the University transitions into virtual operations and alternative modes of instruction. 

As a reminder, anyone returning to campus is encouraged to follow HSU travel guidelines, based on the international and domestic travel guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control.

 HSU Travel Guidelines

Mar 22 2020 - 6:30pm

Dear Students,

We look forward to welcoming you back to classes for the Spring 2020 semester at Humboldt State University on March 26. May you and those you love remain healthy and connected during this really challenging time for all. We know this is not how you imagined the second half of the semester. The situation changes often but your University is committed to making adjustments to support your learning. 

Mar 22 2020 - 2:35pm

Humboldt State University is working to ensure our students, employees, and the community can access the assistance they need in a timely manner. This requires consistent use of phone and email systems, as described below. 

With a virtual campus operation, HSU staff should check their office phone voicemail at least once an hour, and more frequently if needed, during normal University business hours. Please be sure to respond to all incoming calls within 24-48 hours. To check your voicemails:

    • Dial 826-6999

    • Press "#"

Mar 21 2020 - 12:10pm

Dear Students,

We know that access to campus services is as critical as ever. As we quickly adapt and move to virtual spaces, we wanted to share information on resources so you can connect with student services and continue your education, growth, and learning with HSU.