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

  • Elections Commissioner (Spring Semester)

The Elections Commissioner shall coordinate and direct all A.S. Elections and shall encourage voter participation through legal and acceptable means. The Commissioner's duties include, but not limited to the following:

  1. Organize the Elections Commission. 
  2. Create an elections marketing campaign. 
  3. Oversee the coordination of the elections voter's guide and other public relations information. 
  4. Coordinate candidate forums and other events to allow for maximum student participation. 
  5. Carry out procedures as set forth in the A.S. Constitution and the A.S. Code. 
  6. Be available to hear all infractions, quarrels, disputes and disagreements and refer them as deemed necessary. 
  7. Coordinate and direct all A.S. elections and encourage voter participation through legal and acceptable means. 
  8. Attend, in general, bi-weekly Board of Director meetings. Most meetings are on Mondays from 3 to 6 p.m.

Current Board of Director Openings

Graduate Representative - Represents all graduate 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

  • Nov 27 2017 - 3:00pm NOV 27 2017 - 3:00PM - ASB AGENDA #11
    UC Banquet Room
  • Nov 27 2017 - 3:00pm AS Board of Finance Agenda 6
    Nelson Hall East, Room 120
  • Nov 27 2017 - 4:00pm AS Executive Committee Agenda #4
    Nelson Hall East, Room 120