Programs & Organizations

Associated Students provides funding to 18 programs. Below is a list of some of these programs, and a brief description of their purpose and activities.

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. 826-4221

Associated Students Presents (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. 826-5685

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.” 826-4221

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 volunteers. 826-3551

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. 826-3838

Club Support

The Associated Students Business Office provides administrative, banking and accounting services for over 150 student clubs and programs at no charge. 826-3771
The club office provides grant opportunities, fundraising, administration and organizational support for various campus clubs and organizations. 826-3776

Drop-in Recreation

This program gives students the opportunity to participate in activites on a drop-in basis. Activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, badminton and soccer. 826-5965

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. 826-3795

Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA)

The GPA program was founded by HSU in 1987, and actively promotes graduating students to take a pledge that they will commit to considering the enviornmental and social consequence of any future employment opportunity. 826-6204

Humboldt Film Festival

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. 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. 826-5217

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. 826-3364

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. 826-3771

Sports Clubs

The Sports Club program provides opportunites for students to participate in a competative 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. 826-5965

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. 826-4149

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 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 House 55. 826-4162

Women’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. 826-4216

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. 826-4965