2020-21 Budget Process

A.S. Board of Directors finalized the PDF icon2020-21 Recommended Budget that has been submitted to the Office of the President for review. 


What is the Annual Budget & Basic Process?

This annual allocation process will establish the general Associated Students (A.S.) budget for the July 2020-June 2021 fiscal year. Currently, all prospective organizations, budget areas or departments can submit applications.

First the applications will be reviewed by the Board of Finance, a small advisory Board of students, who will ask questions of applicants to ultimately form their Recommended Budget.

Then Recommended Budget will be presented to the full Board of Directors, composed of fifteen voting student members, three non-voting students and two non-voting staff advisors. The Board of Directors will hear appeals to the Recommended Budget. A Final Recommended Budget will be generated and sent to the Office of the President for final approval.

Purpose of Annual Budget

The purpose of annual budget is to support Humboldt State students in their endeavors to increase the quality of campus life and learning. Annual Budget is a grant to Clubs and organizations which reimburses for money spent on events, speakers, advertisement, and much more.

Who is Eligible?

Official HSU-recognized student clubs and organizations, A.S. programs and campus departments.

What is the Annual Budget Funding used for?

"Student body organization funds obtained from mandatory fees may be expended for the following programs:
  1. Programs of cultural and educational enrichment and community service.
  2. Recreational and social activities.
  3. Support of student unions.
  4. Scholarships, stipends, and grants-in-aid for only currently admitted students in accordance with provisions of Section 42500, subdivision (d).
  5. Tutorial programs.
  6. Athletic programs, both intramural and intercollegiate.
  7. Student publications.
  8. Assistance to recognized student organizations.
  9. Student travel insurance.
  10. Administration of student fee program.
  11. Student government-scholarship stipends, grants-in-aid, and reimbursements to student officers for service to student government. Before such scholarship stipends, grants-in-aid, and reimbursements are established by a student body association, the principle of establishing such payments shall be approved by a student referendum.
  12. Student employment to provide payment for services in connection with the general administration of student fee.
  13. Augmentation of counseling services, including draft information, to be performed by the campus. Such counseling may also include counseling on legal matters to the extent of helping the student to determine whether he should retain legal counsel, and of referring him to legal counsel through a bar association, legal aid foundation or similar body.
  14. Transportation services.
  15. Child day care centers for children of students and employees of the campus.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 66600, 89030, and 89900, Education Code. Reference: Sections 89300 and 89302, Education Code."