Center for International Programs

Student Resources & Services

Student Resources & Services

Here you will find information about resources and services for international students.

Before You Arrive & Arrival Tips

Learn about what to do if you experience delays while traveling to Arcata.

Summer Health Care

A comprehensive list of local clinics and hospitals to go to during the summer when the Health Center is closed. 

Settling In - Life in Arcata


Getting Around/Transportation

Learn how to get around Arcata and Humboldt County, whether you need to go to an appointment, shopping, touring, or to buy groceries.
  • Jack Pass - HSU's Jack Pass enables students to travel on Humboldt County bus systems for free.  Save car and parking expenses, and help protect the environment at the same time!
  • Zipcar - Rent a car when you need one.
  • Local Taxi Companies
  • Arcata and Mad River Transit System (A&MRTS) Bus Schedules
  • Walking - Students can walk almost anywhere in Arcata from campus.

Local Events

Looking for something to do?  Check out the following websites.

Local Attractions


Diversity Resource Guide

A guide and introduction to the people, places and services on campus and in our local community.  Includes listings for a range of resources, from academic services, cultural organizations, and health and wellness centers to local business listings, transportation information, events calendars, and more.  Contains listings of resources for all students, as well as resources related to specific communities.

Staying Happy, Healthy & Well


Center for International Programs
Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street.
Arcata, CA, 95521-8299 U.S.A.

Telephone: +1 (707) 826-4142
Fax: +1 (707) 826-3939