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

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

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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 Humboldt students who have demonstrated academic excellence.

Students in Humboldt Library

The Learning Center

The Learning Center is committed to fostering academic growth for Humboldt'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 Grade Appeal Policy has been approved by the University Senate on April 12, 2022. The policy establishes a process for students to redress their concerns about certain academic decisions made by faculty. Use this webform to submit a written grade appeal to the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies.

September 2022

We Are Humboldt

A short inspirational call-to-action film for Humboldt faculty developed collaboratively by Humboldt 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