Get Involved

Associated Students is the vehicle for student involvement in the shared governance of Humboldt State. Students are encouraged to run for an elected board position or apply to serve on a committee.

Become an AS Board Member

As an AS Board member, you gain leadership skills as you help your fellow students.

You educate the campus community on many of the issues students deal with every day. You advocate for students and student groups as you protect their rights and interests. You allocate student fee dollars that benefit students and stimulate the educational, social, physical, and cultural well-being of the University community. To apply: submit a cover letter and resume using the following link. If you would like to visit the office, we are located in the University Center above The Depot. 

AS Board of Directors Application

Current Executive Openings

No current vacancies.


2018-19 Vacancies:

We are taking applications for the 2018-19 academic year for the following positions:

AS External Affairs Representative

The AS External Affairs Representative position represents HSU students on the California State Student Association and leads the Associated Students lobbying and voter registration efforts.

AS Presents Representative

The AS Presents Representative Chairs the AS Presents Committee and seeks input for programming.

AS Public Relations Officer

The AS Public Relations Officer chairs the public relations committee. They coordinate and implement an effective public relations campaign to enhance student and community awareness of the AS government and the AS elections.


Current Board of Director Openings

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Representative - Represents all College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Students.

College of Natural Resources and Sciences Representative - Represents all College of Natural Resources and Science Students.

The A.S. Board members are the legislative branch of the Associated Students Membership on the A.S. Board of Directors and consists of nine representatives. Six College representatives (Two from each university college), two At-Large Representatives and one Graduate Representative. The Representatives are voting members of the A.S., must serve on one university or Associated Students Committee and serve as a liaison to an AS funded program. 

Students must meet the following requirements to serve on the AS Board of Directors.

For Undergraduates:

  • Be a current HSU student with a minimum of nine units for the current semester.
  • Have a cumulative and current semester 2.3 GPA
  • Successfully completed twelve semester units at HSU within the 12 months preceding this semester.
  • No more than 132 cumulative units or 125 percent of the units required for a specific baccalaureate degree.

For Post-Baccalaureate Students:

  • Maintain six units per semester
  • Cumulative and semester 3.0 GPA
  • No more than 50 cumulative units or 125 percent of the units required for a specific baccalaureate degree.

Serve on a Committee

Committees are a great way for students to become involved with AS.

The Associated Students publishes the annual AS Committee Handbook which provides potential student leaders with detailed information on all university committees.

Opportunities are available to all students. Applications for committee vacancies are accepted and appointments are made throughout the academic year.

Committees & Vacancies

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Meeting Schedule

  • Apr 20 2018 - 3:00pm AS Board of Finance Agenda 14
    Nelson Hall East Room 120
  • Apr 24 2018 - 1:00pm AS Elections Commission Agenda #1
    Nelson Hall East 116
  • Apr 30 2018 - 3:00pm ASB Agenda #19
    UC Banquet Room