An Ecology Student Collects Samples

Assessment & Program Review

The Academic Programs Office oversees the assessment and self-study review of academic programs on campus. The assessment and program review process is designed to assist programs in tracking and evaluating their student learning objectives and promote continuous improvement through reflection, self-study and setting actionable, measurable goals.

A Student Builds a Rube Goldberg Machine


The Academic Programs Office provides leadership and administrative support for the Integrated Curriculum Committee and the academic programs as they redesign or introduce new courses and programs of study. Curriculum development is the core of our institution and is central to the planning and implementation of the continuous improvement activities that help improve student learning and success.

Student at Career Fair

Academic and Career Advising Center (ACAC)

The Academic and Career Advising Center is an inclusive center structured to help students persist and graduate with four-year degrees by providing support for all stages of academic and career development. They focus on the student’s personal, professional, and academic goals while promoting lifelong learning and social responsibility.

Students Design Projects in Biology Supplemental Instruction

Center for Teaching & Learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning mission is to cultivate partnerships and collectively inspire and innovate teaching excellence in support of student learning.

Students collecting tide pool samples

Graduate Studies

Humboldt State University offers twelve graduate programs and a broad range of options across multiple and diverse disciplines, each of which emphasizes HSU's strong inclination towards community and global impact.

Student with Humboldt Notebook

Retention through Academic Mentoring Program (RAMP)

The mission of the Retention through Academic Mentoring Program (RAMP) is to advance efforts in supporting first time students by providing academic and personal support from current HSU students who have demonstrated academic excellence.

Students in HSU Library

The Learning Center

The Learning Center is committed to fostering academic growth for HSU's diverse student body by providing positive, collaborative, and inclusive learning environments. Their mission is to improve student academic performance and help students progress to degree through skill development, tutoring, and structured collaborative learning.


The Office of Undergraduate Studies and multiple campus share-holders are working together to create the curricular and programmatic changes necessary to meet the requirements set by these three Executive Orders from the California State University Chancellor's Office.

CSU Academic Preparation Site

EO 1100 & 1110 Zoom Meeting - September 29, 2017 

We Are Humboldt

A short inspirational call-to-action film for HSU faculty developed collaboratively by HSU students. Through personal testimony students share some of their challenges, giving us a glimpse into their life. Faculty briefly reflect on changes in our student body and what motivates them to transform their classes and teaching. Together we are encouraged to actively embrace and revision our learning community.

We Are Humboldt