American Indian College Motivation Day is held each Fall at Humboldt State University. Approximately 200 high schools students from 30 different schools throughout Northern California attend the event. In all, 30 different tribal affiliations are represented. One of the highlights of the program is the opportunity for Instant Admission to HSU offered by the Enrollment Management staff. Workshops are led by United Indian Health Services, Tribal affiliates, UC college representatives, and HSU personnel. The day concludes with a College Fair, in which students are exposed to college representatives, several community organizations, and HSU programs. Click here for information on upcoming Motivation Day.
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SASOP provides early outreach services to 8th grade students schools in the local service area. Attention is focused on delivering a motivational message and presenting pertinent information regarding course requirements for entrance to colleges and universities, test requirements for admission, and types of financial aid available. Study skills tips and a high school planning chart are also given to the students in an informational packet. Information is also provided about the Educational Talent Search and Upward Bound, both TRIO Programs.