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Tech Guide: Students

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myHumboldt portal

You can access all of your everyday on-campus academic, financial, social, and services information through myHumboldt, HSU's primary communications and information channel. By entering your HSU User Name and Password, you'll have instant access to important campus services, the latest events calendar, and personalized reminders of what you need to do and when.

myHumboldt also gives you direct access to the applications you'll use every day with no multiple logins:

  • Email, Calendar, & other Google Apps
  • Student Center & Student Center Help
  • Moodle
  • EZ Proxy library databases
  • Online Scholarship System
  • DARS self-service degree requirements & achievements audit

myHumboldt also includes a Personal Info pagelet where you provide us with emergency contact information (for when we need to contact a third party about something that's happened to you) and emergency notification information (for when we need to contact you about something that's happening on campus.

IT resources

You'll find a wealth of information below about the technology resources available to you at HSU. For a complete guide to the services we provide, with links to individual detailed pages, head over to the IT Services Catalog and click on the Students tab.

Here are the most important IT links you'll need:

Accessing resources - All students receive an HSU User Name and Password when they register. Your User Name and Password give you access to myHumboldt, interdisciplinary computer labs, Moodle, email, web servers, and more.

Activate Your Account/Change Password - Change or Reset your HSU User Name Password in Account Settings.

Computer Recommendations - Here are HSU's recommendations for the computer hardware you'll need, depending on the courses you're taking.

Email and calendars  - Check out the instructions for setting up Gmail with Outlook, Mac Mail and other email clients. You can also sync your email and calendar to your smartphone.

HSU and CSU policies for computer use - Campus, state, and federal rules for acceptable computer use.

Information security - Security issues that affect you and how you use technology on campus.

Interdisciplinary computer labs - Making the most of HSU's on-campus computer labs.

Printing - Learn how our Pay-for-Print system works and how you can save money on it.

Moodle - Moodle is HSU's web-based instruction system. Log into myHumboldt and click the Moodle icon in the upper right-hand corner above your name. Learn more on the HSU Moodle Support Site.

New student checklist - Instructions for activating your HSU email and web information system accounts.

ResNet - How to get online using the Residential Halls networks.

Schedule of classes - On-line schedule of classes.

Student Disability Resource Center - Disability-related web pages, newsletter, computer lab info, and more.

Virus protection - Learn how to keep your computer safe from viruses and download HSU's free virus protection software.

Wireless network - Learn how to connect to and use the HSU wireless network.