Department News

MSW Program Admissions: Apply October 1-February 1

Earn your MSW and stay rooted in your community.

Apply October 1 - February 1 

Designed to decolonize mainstream social work education practices, the MSW program at HSU is... Posted On: 10/20/2016 - 10:57am

Update: Financial Aid Application 2017-2018

GOOD NEWS! The Financial Aid application date has moved up and OCTOBER is the new January. By applying in October, the process will be faster & easier!

HSU Financial Aid is here to help!
Drop in anytime for 1-on-1... Posted On: 10/13/2016 - 1:07pm

Volunteers Needed at Festejando Nuestra Salud

Sunday, October 16th


Redwood Acres

Contact Natasha at 707.499.3876 or email

Posted On: 09/16/2016 - 1:34pm

Fall 2016 MSW info sessions

HSU Department of Social Work

September 21st, October 19th, November 16th

NOON - 1:00 PM

Virtual Sessions... Posted On: 08/15/2016 - 9:33am

Online Master of Social Work Admissions

Earn your MSW online at Humboldt State University.

Humboldt State University's MSW program is fully accredited and emphasizes decolonizing work with rural and Indigenous communities.


Apply August 1-31 to start in... Posted On: 07/02/2016 - 8:15am

Morgan Burris, Class of 2017, Awarded for Outstanding Achievement

Humboldt State Social Work senior Morgan Burris has been given a California State University Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Since a devastating car accident in 2010, Burris has focused on rehabilitating herself and... Posted On: 06/29/2016 - 1:12pm

YOU'RE INVITED - Talking Circle in Redwood Valley

TALKING CIRCLE: Community Members Invested in Rural Collaborations for Learning Engagement


Please join the Faculty, Staff and Students of the Department of Social Work at Humboldt State University for this important... Posted On: 06/22/2016 - 12:13pm

Jenn Rader, MSW 2016, featured alongside youth leaders from the Culture Keepers

At El Cerrito High School a group of youth leaders trained in dynamic mindfulness and restorative practices are transforming the school's culture, reducing suspensions one breath at a time.  Jenn Rader, MSW Class of 2016, is featured alongside... Posted On: 06/07/2016 - 7:50am

HSU Department of Social Work Spring 2016 e-Newsletter

Hello Members of the Extended Humboldt State Social Work Community,

This semester's newsletter features innovative and respectful examples of the work students, staff, faculty, and alumni are engaged in.

While many members of... Posted On: 04/26/2016 - 1:00pm

Friday, April 22nd - She is Everything: Mother Earth Day is Everyday

She is Everything - Mother Earth Day is Everyday, a conference co-sponsored by 7th Generation Fund, ITEPP, and the College of Professional Studies.

DATE: Friday, April 22nd
LOCATION: Native Forum
TIME: 5-7pm
FREE... Posted On: 04/19/2016 - 8:12am