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Student Guides

Information for students returning to campus.

Students meet with faculty via Zoom
Updated: July 14, 2020

The University will continue supporting the academic success of our students. Students will have access to a range of vital resources and services, which will be held virtually, as well as in person.

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.

Art Quad
Updated: September 25, 2020

This will include building open hours, key access, reference to essential personnel and date range for access.

River Samples
Updated: July 29, 2020

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 Fall 2020 face-to-face class schedule.

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: September 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: September 29, 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.

Residence Halls
Updated: October 22, 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: 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.

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.

Campus quad
Updated: July 16, 2020

Information on financial help for students, including emergency aid related to COVID-19.

Student Health Center
Updated: October 20, 2020

From the Student Health Center to Oh SNAP! Student Food Programs, several resources that support the health and wellbeing of students will be available in Fall 2020.

Student playing guitar
Updated: September 29, 2020

The University will offer students a variety of campus activities and programs to connect them with the campus community and resources that support their success at HSU.

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: July 9, 2020

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