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

  • Legislative Vice President

The Legislative Vice President is the chair the A.S. Board of Directors and may vote when it will affect the outcome. The Legislative Vice President is responsible to receive information from A.S. committee appointments, is responsible for the maintenance of and adherence to the Associated Students Code and sits on the AS Executive Committee and other assigned university committees.

  • External Affairs Representative 

The External Affairs Representative is responsible for representation and presenting the position of HSU students and the Associated Students of HSU to the California State Student Association meetings monthly at CSU Campuses around the state.  The representative votes on behalf of the Associated Students and administers the program budget. The representative attends all AS Council meetings, retreats, orientation and also attends AS executive Committee meetings when necessary.  The External Affairs Representative chairs the AS Lobby Corps Committee and coordinates voter registration and education.

Current Council Openings

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. 

  • At-Large Representative
  • Graduate Representative

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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