Programs & Organizations

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

Associated Students Government

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. (707) 826-4221

Associated Students Presents (AS Presents)

A.S. Presents offers the University community entertainment and programming for students including, but not limited to lectures, concerts, film screenings, comedy shows, and festivals. (707) 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.”  (707) 826-4221

A.S. Program Grants

The A.S. Event Funding Committee awards A.S. program grants to clubs and programs for on-campus events and activities that will benefit the entire HSU community.  (707) 826-3776

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. (707) 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. (707) 826-3838

Clubs and Activities

The Clubs and Activities Office provides grant opportunities, fundraising, administration and organizational support for various campus clubs and organizations. (707) 826-3776

Drop-in Recreation

This program gives students the opportunity to participate in activities on a drop-in basis. Activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, badminton and soccer. (707) 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. (707) 826-3795

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. (707) 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. (707) 826-5217

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. (707) 826-3771

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. (707) 826-3364

Oh SNAP! Campus Food Security Program

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. (707) 826-4556

Scholars Without Borders

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. (707) 826-3364

The program does not have a webpage.

Sports Clubs

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. (707) 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. (707) 826-4149

Student Legal Lounge

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. (707) 826-4221

The program does not have a webpage.

Veterans Enrollment & Transition Service

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. (707) 826-6272

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.  (707) 826-4162

Womxn’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. (707) 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. (707) 826-4965