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President's Message

NOT LONG AGO, I read a comment from a Humboldt State University student about her experience during the pandemic. She wrote: “I have nothing but AMAZING things to say about the professors, staff and my overall experience so far! I’m truly blessed and proud to be a part of HSU! All my professors were great and went above and beyond!” ...

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Year of Resilience

How the Lumberjack community adapted and thrived during a year like no other

UPENDING LIFE AS WE ONCE KNEW IT, the microscopic coronavirus has taken root in every corner of the world in the past year, including Humboldt State University. In the face of such a vast and dire challenge, the University continues to prepare students to become responsible members of diverse—and ever changing—communities.

HSU students, faculty, and staff have adapted in bold and creative ways in order to keep the community safe and keep learning and teaching alive.

Let us know what you are up to!

We want to hear about important changes in your life. Your fellow alumni are curious also. Send us a Class Note about your career change, marriage, baby, community work, etc. Space permitting, we'll run it in a future Humboldt Magazine.

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Congratulations Graduates!

We’re Proud to Honor the Classes of 2020 and 2021

Watch the livestream of Commencement, May 14 and 15 on
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