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Staff Guides

Information for staff returning to campus.

Food on a plate
Updated: August 11, 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: July 22, 2020

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 coverings
Updated: August 4, 2020

This guide will help you understand what you need to know and do regarding face coverings 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: August 7, 2020

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: July 14, 2020

The campus residence halls will have reduced capacity in the Fall semester, and HSU expects to house about 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: July 14, 2020

The University is preparing to welcome back students, faculty, and staff for the Fall 2020 semester. The campus will operate mostly virtually 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.

Women hiking wearing face coverings
Updated: July 31, 2020

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

Aerial view of campus
Updated: July 23, 2020

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

Home office with cat
Updated: August 13, 2020

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.