Programs & Organizations

Associated Students provides funding to over 20 programs and areas on campus. Below is a list of some of these programs, and a brief description of their purpose and activities.

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Asian, Desi, Pacific Islander Center [ADPIC]

The HSU Asian Desi Pacific Islander Center seeks to enhance the overall Asian American Experience here at HSU by celebrating and embracing the beautiful ADPI cultures through events, workshops, seminars. The Center challenges perspectives and narratives of self and the various institutions/ systems that continue to oppress people today. Their ultimate goal is to establish a Center for Academic Excellence for Asian, Desi, & Pacific Islander Students. 

For 2019-20, Associated Students will be welcoming an already existing group, the Asian, Desi, Pacific Islander Collective, on as the newest AS Group II Program

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Associated Students Government

AS provides an official voice through which students’ opinions may be expressed. The mission of AS is to meet the educational, social, cultural and recreational needs of the student body through approval of funding for a variety of student programs.

AS Classification: Group I - Government

Contact: (707) 826-4221


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AS Presents

AS Presents offers the University community entertainment and programming for students including, but not limited to lectures, concerts, film screenings, comedy shows, and festivals. 

AS Classification: Group IV - Committee

Contact: (707) 826-5685


The AS External Affairs Representative travels monthly to participate in the CSU-wide Associated Students

Associated Students External Affairs

The External Affairs programs provides lobbying opportunities, civic engagement and voter registration, education and mobilization opportunities to HSU Students.  The External Affairs Representative is HSU’s representative to the California State Student Association (CSSA).  The CSSA is the officially recognized voice for the over 400,000 students of the CSU system. CSSA represents and advocates for the higher education policy-making and assists in the “protection of the rights and interests of the individual student and the student body.” 

AS Classification: Group I - Government

Contact: (707) 826-4221


Groups can apply for grants that would support on-campus events that will benefit the entire campus community

AS Program Grants

The AS Event Funding Committee awards AS program grants to clubs and programs for on-campus events and activities that will benefit the entire HSU community

AS Classification: Group IV - Committee

Contact: (707) 826-3776


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Campus Center for Appropriate Technology [CCAT]

CCAT is a sustainable living demonstration home and educational center that demonstrates that living lightly on the earth is both practical and rewarding. CCAT offers educational opportunities which include tours and classes on special topics. Projects within CCAT are initiated, coordinated and executed by student employees and volunteers.

AS Classification: Group II - Program

Contact: (707) 826-3551


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Children’s Center

A broad range of comprehensive services is available to student families that facilitate their parental and academic goals. A setting of affordable, convenient, high quality child development services is available for students as well as learning experiences to enhance instruction.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-3838


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Clubs & Activities

The Clubs and Activities Office provides grant opportunities, fundraising, administration and organizational support for various campus clubs and organizations.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-3776


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Drop-in Recreation

This program gives students the opportunity to participate in activities on a drop-in basis. Activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, badminton and soccer.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-5965


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Eric Rofes Queer Resource Center [ERC]

The mission of the program is to move the campus from an attitude of tolerance to an attitude of acceptance of the queer community. It aims to create a focus of learning about issues facing the queer community and to bring students, faculty, and staff together for advocacy and education.

AS Classification: Group II - Program

Contact: (707) 826-3795

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Humboldt International Film Festival [HIFF]

The oldest student run festival in the world. This program provides a unique opportunity for students at HSU to learn real-world skills, make contacts with professional filmmakers and plan a multi-day festival.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-4113


Learning Center - Tutorial Program

HSU students are employed to provide free course specific tutorial services for courses that are demanding and difficult. An essential part of the Learning Center, tutoring provides assistance to students who want to improve their learning skills. 

Starting in the 2019-20 fiscal year, the Tutorial Program will be paying student wages with GI2025 funding and will no longer receive AS funding.

Previous AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-5217


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Marching Lumberjacks [MLJs]

The Marching Lumberjacks (MLJ’s) take pride in being one of the last remaining student-organized and run college marching band organizations. The band performs at all home men’s and women’s basketball games in the spring and home football games in the fall. The MLJ’s also play in a variety of community events and parades. Any student may join and previous music experience is not necessary.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-3771


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MultiCultural Center [MCC]

The vision of the MCC is to build, nurture and sustain a multicultural community at HSU. The MCC is the umbrella organization for cultural clubs on campus and develops programming that celebrates the cultural diversity of the HSU campus.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-3364


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Oh SNAP! Campus Food Security Program

Oh SNAP! Campus Food Programs is a student-driven initiative. Their mission is to increase access to nutritious and culturally appropriate food for all HSU students by engaging in campus and community partnerships and by raising awareness of food insecurity among our peers. 

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-4556


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Scholars Without Borders [SWB]

Scholars Without Borders (SWB) creates a critical thinking space on campus for all HSU students, but particularly those who are undocumented, DACAmented and AB 540. SWB strives to provide academic, cultural, social, political, economic, and environmental support to students and to improve the internal capacity at HSU to serve students who are from working class, first-generation, and from communities of color. SWB encourages and supports student success, advocacy, and power in their identity, community, and social and environmental systems.

AS Classification: Group II - Program

Contact:, (707) 826-3368

Located 2nd Floor of the MultiCultral Center Room 203


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Sport Club

The Sports Club program provides opportunities for students to participate in a competitive sport and compete with other off-campus clubs and Universities. A wide option of sport clubs are available including baseball, cheer, crew, cycling, women’s disc, men’s disc, fencing, men’s lacrosse, women’s rugby, men’s volleyball and archery.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-5965


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Student Access Gallery [SAG]

SAG provides HSU students with hands-on experience preparing their works to be exhibited at one of three on-campus galleries: Art Foyer Gallery, Karshner Lounge Gallery and Student Business Services Lobby Gallery. 

AS Classification: Group II - Program

Contact: (707) 826-4149


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Student Legal Lounge

The Student Legal Lounge's mission is ensuring that students of Humboldt State University have readily accessible legal information. We are responsible, accountable, respectful, public stewards. We promote honesty, integrity, and openness in all we do. We encourage innovation to meet challenges. We are advocates of justice for all.

AS Classification: Group II - Program

Contact: (707) 826-4221  -


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Veterans Enrollment & Transition Service

Veterans Enrollment & Transition Service assists and guides the integration of each individual student-veteran’s military experiences, leadership skills and diversity to enhance the academic experience and join our student life by promoting the understanding of social, economic and environmental issues. AS funds the Veteran Outdoor Program.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-6272


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Waste Reduction and Resource Awareness Program [WRRAP]

WRRAP provides a means for students to take responsibility for waste generated on campus and to make a positive contribution to the quality of the environment. WRRAP Compost gives students hands-on training in composting and maintains a compost demonstration site on the North side of Redwood Bowl. The community can also utilize WRRAP’s Reusable Office Supply Exchange (ROSE) located in Warren House 55. The Bicycle Learning Center [BLC]

AS Classification: Group II - Program

Contact: (707) 826-4162


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Womxn’s Resource Center [WRC]

The WRC aims to provide tools, support and safe spaces for empowerment and for people to dismantle systems of power, privilege, and oppression. The center also hosts many annual programs including: Take Back the Night, Women’s Herstory Month and the Clothesline Project.

AS Classification: Group III - Program

Contact: (707) 826-4216


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Youth Educational Services [YES]

This experiential learning opportunity allows for students to expand on their academic careers, becoming leaders who provide quality community service to people without available resources. A broad range of social issues are examined and a balance of academia and activism is supported to create community leadership and promote future active citizens.

Starting in the 2019-20 fiscal year, YES will be be granted GI2025 funding and will require reduced AS funding.

AS Classification: Group III - Department

Contact: (707) 826-4965


AS Classifications for AS-Funded Areas

Group I- Part of or support to the student government

Group II- AS Programs; are run completely by paid student employees with the support of their volunteer advisor and AS General Operations staff

Group III- HSU Departments that receive AS funding

Group IV- AS Committees; have funding attached to them for specific functions

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