Information for Current Grad Students

FAFSA 2017-18

As you now know the 2017-18 FAFSA submission opened on October 1, 2016. The priority deadline remains the same, March 2, 2017. However, we highly recommend submitting as soon as possible!
If you have any further questions or are interested in more information please reference the Financial Aid Website:
or this FAFSA 2017-18 informational flyer:

Fall 2017 Graduate Orientation

Fall Graduate Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, August 17th 2:30 – 3:30 in Goodwin Forum. All new graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend. Returning graduate students are also welcome.

Spring 2017 Graduation

Courtesy Format Review is REQUIRED for Spring 2017 graduates. Send in your thesis or project draft to cfr [at] humboldt [dot] edu by Monday, April 10, 2017.

Deadline for initial submission of theses and projects to Digital Commons @ HSU is Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Final Thesis and Project Digital Commons @HSU Approval Deadline: Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

**There is a new final submission process for thesis/projects beginning Fall 2016. For more information click here to navigate to the thesis/project submission page on the menu to the right. Also see our video guide to the submission process!

The thesis and project submissions and both the courtesy format reviews and final format reviews are now handled by the Scholarly Communications department in the Library. For questions regarding these areas, please contact Kyle Morgan at kyle [dot] morgan [at] humboldt [dot] edu or 707-826-5602, or check the thesis/project submission page on the graduate studies website here

All thesis and project guidelines, the graduate student handbook, and all graduate forms will still be handled by the Office of Graduate Studies, and can be found online at Questions concerning these topics can be answered by email from hsugrad [at] humboldt [dot] edu, over the phone at 707-826-3949, or in person in Siemen's Hall 217A.

Graduate Studies is not available for consultations after Monday, April 17th, 2017 for Spring Graduation.  


Fall 2016 Graduate Studies Newsletter

Learn about Graduate Programs and learn about some of the exciting research being performed by HSU graduate students!

Advancement to Candidacy and Graduation

Learn about the prerequisites, forms and procedure for advancing to candidacy.

Commencement 2017 FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Thesis or Project Help

For thesis/project templates, examples and instructions.

Requirements for Completing Your Thesis or Project

Learn about the requirements, deadlines and procedure for completing your thesis or project.



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