Humboldt State University

Department of Biological Sciences

Vertebrate Museum

Give to the Museum

Support the Museum

Your tax-deductible donations to the HSU Vertebrate Museum will be used to support graduate student research, purchase supplies, and help teach and train students. We greatly appreciate your support!

There are several ways you can make a donation:

By Mail

Make your check or money order out to Humboldt State University. On the memo line please be sure to put: HSU Vertebrate Museum.

Please send the check to:
Humboldt State University
Gift Processing Center
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521

By Phone

Call our Gift Processing Center at 707.826.4943 between 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. in order to make a donation by phone.

Please make sure you indicate that your donation should go to the HSU Vertebrate Museum in the Department of Biological Sciences

Note: the Vertebrate Museum is separate from the HSU Natural History Museum, so please make sure you specify the Vertebrate Museum.


To make a pledge to the Vertebrate Museum that can be paid off in consecutive installments, please contact Michal Mugrage, our Development Coordinator at 707.826.5129 or by email at

If you have general questions about making contributions to the Vertebrate Museum, please contact Dr. John Reiss, Department of Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, 1 Harpst St., Arcata, CA 95521 at 707.826.3246 or by email at

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