Programs, Services & Funded Areas

Associated Students provides funding to over 20 programs and areas on campus. Below is a list of some of these programs, and a brief description of their purpose and activities.


Activated clubs can apply to the A.S. Board of Finance for grants to support on-campus events & activities and travel to educational experiences that will benefit the entire HSU community.

Contact: (707) 826-3771

Groups can apply for grants that would support on-campus events that will benefit the entire campus community

ASPresents offers the University community entertainment and programming for students including, but not limited to lectures, concerts, film screenings, comedy shows, and festivals. 

Contact: (707) 826-5685

AS Presents logo

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.”

Contact: (707) 826-4221

Cal State Student Association logo

A.S. provides an official voice through which students’ opinions may be expressed. The mission of A.S. is to meet the educational, social, cultural and recreational needs of the student body through approval of funding for a variety of student programs.

Contact: (707) 826-4221

AS logo overlayed on a packed UC Quad


NEWEST PROGRAM! The Asian Desi Pacific Islander Collective seeks to enhance the overall Asian American Experience here at HSU by celebrating and embracing the beautiful ADPI cultures through events, workshops, seminars. The Collective challenges perspectives and narratives of self and the various institutions/ systems that continue to oppress people today. Their ultimate goal is to establish a Center for Academic Excellence for Asian, Desi, & Pacific Islander Students.

Contact: (707) 826-4221

Asian, Desi, Pacific Islander Center Logo

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 employees and volunteers.

Contact: (707) 826-3551

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology

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.

Contact: (707) 826-3795

Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center

Scholars Without Borders [SWB] creates a critical thinking space on campus for all HSU students, but particularly those who are undocumented, DACAmented and AB 540. SWB strives to provide academic, cultural, social, political, economic, and environmental support to students and to improve the internal capacity at HSU to serve students who are from working class, first-generation, and from communities of color. SWB encourages and supports student success, advocacy, and power in their identity, community, and social and environmental systems.

Contact: (707) 826-3368

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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.

Contact: (707) 826-4221

Student Access Gallery logo

The Student Legal Lounge's mission is ensuring that students of Humboldt State University have readily accessible legal information. We are responsible, accountable, respectful, public stewards. We promote honesty, integrity, and openness in all we do. We encourage innovation to meet challenges. We are advocates of justice for all.

Contact: (707) 826-4221

Student Legal Lounge Logo

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 Compost 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 Warren House 53. The newest branch of WRRAP but formerly a club since 1992, the Bicycle Learning Center [BLC] provides campus the tools and instruction to confidently tune and ride your bike to reduce your carbon footprint.

Contact: (707) 826-4221

Waste Reduction & Resource Awareness Program logo

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, Womxn’s Herstory Month and the Clothesline Project.

Contact: (707) 826-4216

Womxn's Resource Center logo


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.

Contact: (707) 826-3838

Children at play

The Clubs and Activities Office provides grant opportunities, fundraising, administration and organizational support for various campus clubs and organizations.

Contact: (707) 826-3776

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This program gives students the opportunity to participate in activities on a drop-in basis. Activities include basketball, volleyball, badminton, soccer and swimming (through the Kinesiology Department)

Contact: (707) 826-5965

Students playing drop-in volleyball

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.

Contact: (707) 826-4113

Humboldt International Film Festival logo

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.

Contact: (707) 826-3771

Marching Lumberjacks logo

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.

Contact: (707) 826-3364

Multicultural Center logo

Oh SNAP! Campus Food Programs is a student-driven initiative. Their mission is to increase access to nutritious and culturally appropriate food for all HSU students by engaging in campus and community partnerships and by raising awareness of food insecurity among our peers.

Contact: (707) 826-4556

OhSNAP! Student Food Programs logo

The Sports Club program provides opportunities for students to participate in a competitive 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.

Contact: (707) 826-5965

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Veterans Enrollment & Transition Service assists and guides the integration of each individual student-veteran’s military experiences, leadership skills and diversity to enhance the academic experience and join our student life by promoting the understanding of social, economic and environmental issues. AS funds the Veteran Outdoor Program.

Contact: (707) 826-6272

Veteran Outdoor Program logo

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.

Contact: (707) 826-4965

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A.S. Classifications for A.S.-Funded Areas

  • Government - Part of or support to the student government
  • Program - Run by paid student employees with the support of their volunteer advisor and A.S. General Operations staff
  • Department - HSU departments that receive A.S. funding, often for travel or student wages
Ever wonder where your student fee money goes? Supplies, grants, special events, and student staffing