Resources and Options for the HSU Student Community
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides personal and group counseling as well as crisis services for regularly enrolled and IELI students. Counseling/crisis services are available by phone during non-business hours (weekends/evenings).
Student Health Center, 2nd floor
Meditation Room for quiet contemplation, meditation, reflection, or prayer.
Library, Room 21
Brain Booth provides a variety of de-stressing activities, coloring, biofeedback, and guided meditation.
Library, Room 208
Study Bikes provide opportunities to exercise while you read.
Library, 2nd floor
Cultural Centers and Other Supportive Spaces
African American Center for Academic Excellence
Nelson Hall East, Room 206
Educational Opportunity Program offers resources for undocumented students.
Hadley House #56
Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center
Warren House #53
Indian Natural Resource and Science Engineering Program (INRSEP)
Walter Warren House
Indian Tribal and Educational Personnel Program (ITEPP)
Brero House, #93
Latinx Center for Academic Excellence
Nelson Hall East, Room 205
MultiCultural Center (MCC)
Balabanis House, #55
Office of Diversity Equity & Inclusion (ODEI)
Siemens Hall 209
Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC)
Learning Commons, Lower Library
Veterans Enrollment and Transition Services (VETS)
Lower Library, Room 58
Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation and Sexual Misconduct Complaints
HSU's Campus Advocate Team provides 24-hour confidential support for survivors of sexualized violence including stalking, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.
Human Resources and Academic Personnel Services for referral to support services and/or filing complaints of discrimination including sexual misconduct against faculty, staff, and third parties.
Siemens Hall 212
Academic and Career Advising
Academic and Career Advising Center are academic advisors for freshmen and sophomores in designated majors. Answers questions regarding academic policies and procedures, GE, interpreting your DARS, and major or minor exploration. Provides a host of career-related services, including resume review, assistance in finding internships or part-time jobs and help with graduate school applications.
Gist Hall 114
The Learning Center provides help with difficult courses, study skills, standardized test preparation, reading, math, and writing skills. You can study with a tutor, meet individually with a lab assistant to help keep you on track, and use interactive software programs that strengthen academic and learning skills.
Library, Room 56
Skillshops on a wide variety of academic topics.
Safety escorts are available on campus 24/7 from the University Police.
Outdoor courtesy phones are available across campus to directly contact the University Police (look for the blue light).
Safety app Rave Guardian may be downloaded to your phone via the University Police.
An anonymous tip line is available to report anything of concern.
Student and professional staff are available 24/7 via the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
A transportation shuttle is available for students going to the Arcata Transportation Center to depart for/or return from winter break.
Office of Housing and Residence Life
Short-term emergency loans are available.
Campus Food Pantry provides food for students in need.
Recreation and Wellness Center, Room 122
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