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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 4 2020 - 3:20pm

As HSU last communicated on February 26, the University is taking several measures to help protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of our campus community as the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads globally. HSU has:

Feb 26 2020 - 12:08pm

We understand members of the campus community have questions and concerns about COVID-19. Because the situation is rapidly evolving and there are still many  unknowns, we have activated the Humboldt State University Emergency Operations Center (EOC). 

Feb 24 2020 - 4:49pm

Dear Campus Community,

Last week, health officials confirmed that a Humboldt County resident contracted the respiratory illness known as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in Wuhan, China.

The individual is doing well and self-isolating at home and officials have been reaching out to those who may have been in contact with the person. Health officials say the risk of contracting COVID-19 remains low for the community.

Jan 31 2020 - 7:06pm

NOTE: The following is information sent from the California State University Chancellor’s Office. There have been no reported coronavirus cases at Humboldt State University, and there are no HSU students, faculty, or staff studying or working in China. There are also no planned study abroad or recruitment trips to China.

Please be aware that the State Department has raised the threat level for travel to China to level 4. Effective immediately, travel to the entire country of China is not authorized.

Jan 28 2020 - 4:43pm

As of January 26, there have been five confirmed cases of novel corona virus infection in the United States, including 2 confirmed cases in Southern California involving recent travelers to Wuhan City, China. Given this news, you are encouraged to read this message in total.

Humboldt State University’s primary commitment is to the safety, health, and wellbeing of all campus community members and campus visitors. We encourage all members to actively engage in healthy habits to help prevent contracting and spreading illnesses.