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Student Resources & Services

Student Resources & Services

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


Settling In - Life in Arcata and in the US

Resources:


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


Recreation


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 

US Healthcare System Overview 

This video teaches international students how to prepare for their arrival in the US, how the US healthcare system works and how students should seek medical care appropriately if they become sick or injured.

Please visit www.internationalstudentinsurance.com/explained/ for more information.

 Mental Health Awarness for International Students

This short video introduces the concepts of mental health for international students in the US. Covering mental health awareness and warning signs, dispelling myths, and showing ways to seek treatment, the video seeks to demystify a complex topic.

Please visit www.internationalstudentinsurance.com/explained/ for more information.