Consumer Information

The list published below reflects the information required to be published and available for students, employees and the general public, by the Higher Education Act of 1965 and the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, per 34 CFR Part 668, Student Assistance General provisions, Subpart D, Institutional and Financial Assistance Information for Students, 668.41 through 668.49. This list also contains disclosures of information regarding student rights required by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Acts (FERPA) of 1974; the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990; the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1990, the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act of 1995 and the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.

The required disclosure of information includes specific student rights regarding education records and directory information under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); information about financial aid, student rights and responsibilities, study abroad, satisfactory academic progress, aid disbursement, loan terms, loan repayment and deferral, federal requirements for return of funds; Equity in Athletics disclosures about participation, completion and graduation rates of student athletes, gender ratios, expenses, recruiting and revenues; institutional statistics such as completion, graduation and transfer out rates, academic information regarding faculty, facilities and accreditation; special facilities for disabled students; campus safety, annual campus security reports, crime awareness and safety reports; prevention of drug and alcohol abuse and specific information regarding fees, refunds and withdrawal.

You may request a paper copy of this list from the Financial Aid Office. Location of the actual information is updated periodically, and every attempt is made to be accurate and timely. If you need assistance in locating information in these categories, please contact the Financial Aid Office and a consumer information advisor will assist you. Your request may also be referred to the area responsible for providing the information.

A detailed list of sources for this information is also available in “The Fine Print” section of the Humboldt Catalog

Required Disclosure and Consumer Information List Location where offered (see code list below)
what need-based and non-need-based federal financial aid is available to students A,B,C,I,J,K,M,N,V,W
what need-based and non-need-based state and local aid programs, school aid programs and other private aid programs are available A,B,C,D,E,I,section 5, J,K,M,N,V
how students apply for aid and how eligibility is determined A,B,D,F,K,M
how the school distributes aid among students and the criteria for determining the amounts of a student's aid D,F,L
the rights and responsibilities of students receiving aid D,G,H ,J,X,Y
how and when financial aid will be disbursed C,D,G,W,X,Y,AA
the general terms and conditions of any employment that is part of the financial aid package D,N
the terms of, schedules for, samples of loan repayment schedules and the necessity of loan repayment and required loan entrance counseling and exit counseling D,J,K,W,X,Y
the terms and conditions under which students receiving Federal Direct Loan assistance may obtain deferral of the repayment of the principal and interest of the loan for service in the Peace Corps, Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (VISTA) or comparable volunteer service for tax-exempt community programs J,X,Y
the criteria for measuring satisfactory academic progress, and how a student who has failed to maintain satisfactory academic progress may reestablish eligibility for federal financial aid D,H ,I,R
study abroad: an eligible program approved for credit by HSU may be considered as enrollment at HSU and therefore eligible for available federal financial aid assistance D,I,M,R,S,AA,BB,CC
Equity in Athletics disclosure: athletic program participation rates, athletically related student aid, gender ratios, expenses, recruiting and revenues I,T,U
the names of accrediting associations and procedures to receive a copy of their report I,Z
special facilities and services available to students with disabilities A,I,O
the costs of attending the school and information about additional costs unique to the student's choice of program D,I,R,W, Dept Offices
requirements and procedures for officially withdrawing, for the return of SFA funds when a student withdraws, and information about the refund policy D,G,I,R,W,AA
the academic degree programs and other education and training offered I,L,N,R,S,AA,BB,CC
the instructional, lab, and other physical plant facilities associated with the academic programs I,L
the list of faculty and other instructional personnel I,L,CC, Dept Offices
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) Information I,R,AA
who to contact for information on student financial assistance and on general institutional issues M
information on preventing drug and alcohol abuse I,P,Q
completion, graduation, and transfer out rates I,T
campus safety, crime awareness: reported crime statistics on or near campus, crime prevention, campus security policies, fire safety, missing student policy, emergency procedures, etc. * I,P
* The University's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Humboldt State University and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies regarding alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department or by accessing the following website:
Locations for Consumer Information Requiring Disclosure
A Financial Aid Award Guide, Humboldt Financial Aid
B Humboldt Financial Aid,
C Financial Aid Award Notices, Revision Notices, Financial Aid Award Guide, Humboldt Financial Aid
D Financial Aid Award Guide, Humboldt Financial Aid
E Humboldt Financial Aid Scholarship Search, HSU Scholarship Management System
F HSU Financial Aid Awarding Priorities and Criteria, Financial Aid, 34Y2
G Financial Aid Disbursement Bulletin (40C), Humboldt Financial Aid
H Satisfactory Academic Progress (480A), Humboldt Financial Aid
I Humboldt State University Catalog, annual, see Index and Fine Print sections,
J Fund Your Future Workbook, CA Student Aid Commission, from Humboldt Financial Aid
K US Department of Education,
L Humboldt State University, home page:
M HSU Financial Aid Office:
N HSU Career Center:
O HSU Student Disability Resource Center:
P HSU Police Department:
Q HSU Student Health Center:

HSU Office of Admissions and Records: and

S HSU Extended Education Office:
T Student Right to Know Act, HSU Institutional Research and Planning:
U Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, Humboldt Department of Athletics, Forbes Complex, room 142,
V FAFSA: Financial Aid Application Information:

HSU Fiscal Affairs:

(see also Cashier Statements)

X Direct Lending, Department of Education:, and Offices of Student Financial Aid Ombudsman:
Y Direct Loan information (from HSU Financial Aid): Borrower's Rights & Responsibilities, Promissory Note Information, Entrance & Exit Counseling Information
Z Accreditation:, Dean for Undergraduate Studies
AA Registration Guide/Schedule of Classes,
BB HSU International Studies:
CC HSU Office of Academic Affairs: