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Discus practice
Updated: July 9, 2020

Competition is suspended this fall for all sports within the CCAA Athletics Conference, of which HSU is a part. Student-athletes will begin to return to campus during the summer for limited training and preparation.

River Samples
Updated: March 10, 2021

A full semester of courses will be offered in the Fall semester. Most courses will be taught in a virtual format. Just over 300 courses—with a lab, activity, or field-base experience—will be taught face-to-face. See the Spring 2021 face-to-face class schedule.

Food on a plate
Updated: November 4, 2020

Food service will be available for residents, off-campus students, staff, and faculty for the Fall semester. Meal offerings and the methods of delivery are being planned with our employee and customer safety in mind, as well as HSU’s sustainability goals.

gloved person wiping a door handle
Updated: August 3, 2020

This guide will help you properly disinfect surfaces with wipes.

Kayaking on Humboldt Bay
Updated: April 19, 2021

Events, meetings, and gatherings are being held virtually, but a limited number of activities and services will be permitted in person while following all current health guidelines.

Face masks
Updated: July 21, 2021

This guide will help you understand what you need to know and do regarding face masks while on campus.

Disposable gloves on a table
Updated: August 3, 2020

Misuse of gloves can often lead to spread of contamination. However, wearing gloves is appropriate in some circumstances, such as when contamination is known or suspected to be present and it cannot be removed from the surface prior to contact.

Hand Washing
Updated: March 26, 2021

Strategies will be implemented to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff. These measures will be consistent with State, California State University system, and local public health guidelines.

Painting image
Updated: July 9, 2020

Various types of research will continue on campus, prioritizing those activities that are critical or cannot be delayed. Research that may be conducted virtually will continue online.

Residence Halls
Updated: November 18, 2020

The campus residence halls will have reduced capacity for the 2020-2021 academic year, and HSU expects to house up to 1,000 students. Residents will live in single-occupancy situations in nearly all cases, allowing self-isolation if it becomes necessary.

Campus from top of Library
Updated: February 3, 2021

The campus will operate mostly virtually for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters to provide an experience that is safe for the entire campus community and enriching for students as they progress toward their degree.

River research
Updated: July 29, 2020

This guide will help you understand what HSU is doing to ensure social distancing and what your responsibilities are in campus spaces.

Welcome Home to Humboldt greeters
Updated: September 3, 2020

As members of the Humboldt State University community, all students, faculty, and staff will commit to protect others and themselves during the pandemic.

Student getting COVID-19 test at Student Health Center
Updated: July 21, 2021

Humboldt State University has adopted a proactive testing and masking policy to minimize exposure to COVID-19 within the campus community. It is expected that a mandatory vaccine requirement will later be issued by California State University once one or more vaccines are fully approved by the FDA.

Aerial view of campus
Updated: August 17, 2020

This provides an overview of travel restrictions from the Chancellor’s Office including “essential travel” and studying abroad.

Cashiers office
Updated: April 6, 2021

This overview will help students understand tuition and fees and the resources that are available.

Home office with cat
Updated: February 19, 2021

Humboldt State University is working to maintain as much flexibility as possible for employees, while keeping their health and safety in mind during the pandemic.