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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.

  • HSU is operating virtually and all instruction is virtual. 
  • HSU’s plans are aligned with the Humboldt County 'Shelter in Place' order. All access to campus facilities is closed to the general public. 
  • The limited services remaining open for students--such as certain Dining locations and the Student Health Center--require social distancing.

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.

  • HSU operará virtualmente hasta el final del semestre y toda la instrucción será virtual.
  • 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.
  • Los servicios que permanecen abiertos para los estudiantes son – Servicios de Comida y el Centro de Salud--funcionarán con personal reducido y deben implementar distanciamiento social.


Mar 17 2020 - 12:35pm

HSU’s Information Technology Services has been working hard to help the campus switch to alternate modes of instruction, and a survey sent to faculty and students on Friday has helped guide the response.

ITS has also launched a new website with resources for working from home.

Mar 17 2020 - 9:21am

Dear Campus Community: Over the last week, I have had the privilege of observing the amazing work of so many people in their efforts to assist others. The work by all of you to not only protect yourself, but to care for your family and our students is beyond remarkable. We are a very caring Lumberjack Family and I thank you.

Mar 16 2020 - 4:58pm

Humboldt State University is working to maintain as much flexibility as possible for student employees, while also attempting to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19.

Based on guidelines from the California State University system, student employees are expected to continue reporting to work as long as the campus is open, they are scheduled to work, and work is available to be performed. Student employees may be allowed to telecommute if their work can be done remotely. 

Mar 16 2020 - 11:28am

Humboldt State has suspended all non-essential travel for the remainder of the Spring semester consistent with CSU guidelines intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  As a result, our office would like to offer some guidance on how to cancel trips through Concur and Accounts Payable.

Mar 16 2020 - 8:40am

HSU leadership has been working on steps to combat the spread of COVID-19 and keep our campus community safe. The following is effective immediately.

Mar 15 2020 - 8:02pm

Based on new guidelines from the State of California, all CSU employees 65 and older or with underlying health issues that make them more vulnerable to COVID-19 must not come to campus and are advised to practice self-isolation. 

This new guidance is effective immediately. California’s governor asked today that individuals in these categories self-isolate. 

Mar 15 2020 - 1:25pm

Humboldt State University is aware of recent K-12 school closures in our region in response to COVID-19, and we are closely following discussions about the possibility of other school closures. Similar decisions are being made throughout California and around the country.

Mar 13 2020 - 8:58am
  • All non-essential HSU events of all sizes are cancelled on and off campus.

  • Organizers are encouraged to cancel meetings, or convert them to teleconference, if possible.

  • Practice social distancing at all times.

  • HSU remains open for operations. 

Mar 12 2020 - 3:42pm
  • All classes are cancelled on March 23-25.

  • Classes will be taught in alternative modes starting March 26 to April 17.

  • The campus will remain open and all student services will be available.


Mar 12 2020 - 1:18pm
  • Intercollegiate and Club spring sports are cancelled, including all competition, practices, and student-athlete recruitment.

  • HSU made this decision along with all other schools in the CCAA.

  • Recreation and Intramural Sports are not affected at this time.