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Student Guides

Information for students returning to campus.

Students meet with faculty via Zoom
Updated: June 22, 2021

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 30, 2021

Student-Athletes will return to their field of play for competitions starting Fall 2021 and Humboldt State students can attend all home events for free with their student ID. All sports will be engaging in regular-season competition schedules for the 2021-22 academic year. Student-Athletes that choose to will have the option to return during the summer months to access training opportunities with their respective teams. 

River Samples
Updated: July 30, 2021

A full semester of courses will be offered in the Fall semester. All courses will be taught in a virtual format until September 6. Some courses will be taught face-to-face beginning September 6. See the Fall 2021 face-to-face class schedule.

Food on a plate
Updated: August 6, 2021

Food service will be available for residents, off-campus students, staff, and faculty. 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 6, 2021

Though surface transmission of COVID-19 is rare with proper hand hygiene and etiquette, disinfecting wipes may still be utilized throughout campus on a case-by-case basis, to meet regulatory requirements for surface cleaning in areas where there are 1) shared materials between multiple users or 2) to supplement routine cleaning in areas where custodians do not routinely service or in areas where it is not appropriate for them to do so (labs, research spaces, private offices). This guide will help you properly disinfect surfaces with wipes, should you need to use them. 

Kayaking on Humboldt Bay
Updated: August 27, 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: August 6, 2021

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

Updated: July 30, 2021

The use of gloves should be reserved for health care workers, first responders, and specific employees who are required to use them to protect their skin from chemicals. Gloves are not indicated as a protective measure against Covid-19 for the general public, as surface transmission in most cases is rare. The CDC has determined that routine handwashing is the most effective way to combat transmission

Hand Washing
Updated: September 3, 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.

Humboldt State University gates
Updated: July 29, 2021

The University has developed a plan that looks at protocols for individual and multiple cases, identifies roles and responsibilities, and identifies the process and criteria for returning to campus after a failed wellness self-check.

Residence Halls
Updated: August 6, 2021

This information will help campus residents move in and conduct their semester safely.

Campus from top of Library
Updated: August 9, 2021

The campus will operate in a way to provide an experience that is safe for the entire campus community and enriching for students as they progress toward their degree.

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: August 9, 2021

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

Student Health Center
Updated: July 29, 2021

From the Student Health Center to Oh SNAP! Student Food Programs, several resources that support the health and wellbeing of students are available.

Student playing guitar
Updated: August 6, 2021

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.

Student getting COVID-19 test at Student Health Center
Updated: September 24, 2021

Faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities are required to be immunized against COVID-19 or be approved for an exemption by September 10.

Humboldt State University will be offering on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinics and regular testing.

Cashiers office
Updated: July 30, 2021

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