Humboldt State is home to a variety of programs beloved by students and the local community alike. Indeed, it's hard to imagine the Humboldt State experience without Center Arts, the library, KHSU, the First Street Gallery or the Natural History Museum. Students also benefit from several support programs that help them navigate the college experience successfully.
- Center Arts
- CenterArts brings the world's best performers to Humboldt State. The diversity and quality of cultural offerings through CenterArts is rare for a rural location. These programs are made possible through a partnership between the University and generous contributors. Visit Center Arts' Website »
- Centers & Institutes
- Our campus centers and research institutes enable our faculty to pursue leading edge research. They also provide opportunities for undergraduates to gain hand-on experience and work closely with faculty mentors. Humboldt State's centers and institutes include the world-renowned Schatz Energy Research Center, the Northern California Institute of Marine Sciences, the Index of Economic Activity, and many more. See the full listing of Centers & Institutes at HSU.
- First Street Gallery
- First Street Gallery blends educational curriculum and student involvement with service to the local community. First Street Gallery organizes and presents exhibitions with a special focus on contemporary art and receives over 19,000 visitors a year. Visit the First Street Gallery's Website »
- KHSU is the most listened to radio station on the North Coast, providing a blend of local talk and NPR's finest programs. Visit KHSU.org »
- The HSU Library plays an invaluable role in every student's educational experience, providing access to collections of essential resources in all formats, including more than 538,000 books, 600,000 microforms, 25,000 audio-visual items, and 950 periodical and newspaper subscriptions. In addition, the Library provides online access to over 55,000 electronic journals and 40,000 electronic books. The Library is home to the Humboldt County and University Archives collections, and is the only active U.S. Government Depository between Ashland, Oregon and Santa Rosa, California. Also housed in the Library, the Learning Commons serves as the HSU students' "One-Stop Academic Fitness Center," bringing together expert research and writing assistance, space for individual and group study, a variety of student support services, and the stylish Library Cafe, all under one roof. Visit the Library's Website »
- Natural History Museum
- The mission of the Humboldt State University Natural History Museum is to inspire an understanding and appreciation of the dynamic natural world and to provide a learning laboratory for Humboldt State University students. The Natural History Museum offers students a wide variety of hands-on-learning opportunities and plays a key role in connecting the local community to our unique natural environment. Learn more about the Natural History Museum.
- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
- The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a community of learners age 50 and over. Supported in part by the Bernard Osher Foundation, HSU's OLLI offers more than 70 thought-provoking and fun classes throughout the year. Visit the OLLI website.
- Student Support Programs
- Every day, our students rely on core support programs that help them succeed in our demanding learning environment. These include our many student clubs, the Children's Center, the Multicultural Center, Center Activities, the Learning Center, and the Student Health Center.
For more information on supporting any of these programs, please call the Development Office at (707) 826-5101.