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To assure graduation in a timely manner it is essential that you see a Chemistry Department advisor as soon as possible. For general information about the Department or Major contact the Chair or the Administrative Assistant. To be assigned an Advisor contact the Department Administrative Assistant. You may also want to take a look at the five year plan (PDF).
Declared Chemistry Majors may apply for four scholarships. The Humboldt Chemistry scholarships are in two categories (research and scholarship) supported by the same fund. Students may apply for both, but can only recieve one/year with the possiblilty of receiving support for two years by reapplication. Two Humboldt Chemistry scholarships of $1,500 each may be awarded for 2016-17. The new Charles and Judith Ferguson Dvorak Endowment Scholarship will award one chemistry scholarship for 2016-2017. The new Dr. Richard Paselk Biochemistry/ Biophysics Scholarship will award one chemistry or biochemistry scholarship for 2016-2017.
These scholarships are available through Humboldt State University's online scholarship application. The online application can be accessed through the Scholarships link on the home page of student's myHumboldt portal . Two scholarships of $1,500 each may be awarded for 2014-15:
Humboldt Chemistry Research Scholarship ($1,500) - Available to upper division students with a declared major in Chemistry or Biochemistry to support undergraduate chemistry research at HSU. Required GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Humboldt Chemistry Scholarship ($1,500) - Available to upper division students with a declared major in Biochemistry or Chemistry. Required GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Dr. Richard Paselk Biochemistry/ Biophysics Scholarship ($1000-1500) - Availible to Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors conducting biophysics or biochemistry research with an HSU Chemistry department faculty member. Required GPA of 2.5 or higher, majoring in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or Physics.
Charles and Judith Ferguson Dvorak Endowment Scholarship ($1000-1500) - Availible to students majoring in Chemistry, Enviornmental Toxicology, or Biochemistry
Larry Westmoreland Honored Professor Scholarship - The John Russell Chemistry Scholarship ($2000)- Available to students majoring in Chemistry, Environmental Toxicology, or Biochemistry. Required GPA of 2.75 or higher.
Other scholarships, not specific to Chemistry majors can also be found through Humboldt State University's online scholarship application. The online application can be accessed through the Scholarships link on the home page of student's myHumboldt portal.
The latest versions of Laboratory Safety Regulations may be obtained by contacting the Chemistry Department Stockroom or by visitng the EH&S Hazardous Materials Safety Information Website.
As part of our Injury and Illness Prevention Program the Department of Chemistry at Humboldt State University encourages employee and student feedback to help identify workplace hazards. A feedback form is provided on our website for this purpose. It can be submitted to the campus office of Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, anonymously, if one so desires.
The EH&S Hazardous Materials Information website contains a list of useful Internet accessible MSDS servers.