Family & Guests Orientation Schedule

 Schedule is subject to change. Family & Guests are welcome to attend the following events. We also accept walk-ins on the morning of August 16th. Any walk-ins can be checked-in at the University Center Quad beginning at 8:30am. 

August 15, 2017

Family Orientation Check-in

Check-in with our orientation team and get your schedule for Wednesday. 

3:00pm to 6:00pm
University Center Quad

Family Q&A

Learn about HSU from a panel of campus community leaders who are happy to answer any questions you may have.

7:00pm to 8:30pm
University Center, Room 225, Kate Buchanan Room

August 16, 2017

Families of Students with Last Name A-L: Morning Events

Forever Humboldt Families
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. 
Learn about the resources HSU offers parents and families to connect with each other and help support their students throughout their college career.
University Center, Room 225, Kate Buchanan Room

Financial Aid
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. 
Affording college is a partnership between the student, their family, and the financial aid office. Learn how families can support their students in the financial aid process and what resources are available to them. 
Nelson Hall East, Room 102 Goodwin Forum

9:00am to 10:50am
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Families of Students with Last Name M-Z: Morning Events

Financial Aid
9:00 a.m. — 9:50 a.m. 
Affording college is a partnership between the student, their family, and the financial aid office. Learn how families can support their students in the financial aid process and what resources are available to them. 
Nelson Hall East, Room 102 Goodwin Forum

Forever Humboldt Families
10:00 a.m. — 10:50 a.m. 
Learn about the resources HSU offers parents and families to connect with each other and help support their students throughout their college career.
University Center, Room 225, Kate Buchanan Room

9:00am to 10:50am
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LUNCH

Must show name badge to eat.

11:00am to 12:50pm
UC Quad and Art Quad (west of Art B)

Families of Students with Last Name A-H: Afternoon Events

Academic Support Services
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. 
Chat with staff from all of our academics-related support offices:  the Learning Center, Student Disability Resource Center, Veterans Enrollment & Transition Services, and more. Learn how family members can communicate with campus offices to support students.
University Center, Room 225, Kate Buchanan Room

HSU Families Panel
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. 
Meet current HSU families to get a firsthand look at what HSU offers your student. 
Library 2nd Floor

Support your Student
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. 
A wide array of professional staff will advise families on having difficult conversations with students and supporting them from afar. Learn to provide them with direction, empower them to seek help, and encourage them to succeed at school.
Music B, Room 132, Fulkerson Recital Hall

1:00pm to 1:50pm
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Families of Students with Last Name I-Q: Afternoon Events

Support your Student
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. 
A wide array of professional staff will advise families on having difficult conversations with students and supporting them from afar. Learn to provide them with direction, empower them to seek help, and encourage them to succeed at school. 
Music B, Room 132, Fulkerson Recital Hall

Academic Support Services
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. 
Chat with staff from all of our academics-related support offices: the Learning Center, Student Disability Resource Center, Veterans Enrollment & Transition Services, and more. Learn how family members can communicate with campus offices to support students.
University Center, Room 225, Kate Buchanan Room

HSU Families Panel
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. 
Meet current HSU families to get a firsthand look at what HSU offers your student. 
Library 2nd Floor

1:00pm to 1:50pm
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Families of Students with Last Name R-Z: Afternoon Events

HSU Families Panel
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. 
Meet current HSU families to get a firsthand look at what HSU offers your student. 
Library 2nd Floor

Support your Student
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. 
A wide array of professional staff will advise families on having difficult conversations with students and supporting them from afar. Learn to provide them with direction, empower them to seek help, and encourage them to succeed at school. 
Music B, Room 132, Fulkerson Recital Hall

Academic Support Services
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Chat with staff from all of our academics-related support offices: the Learning Center, Student Disability Resource Center, Veterans Enrollment & Transition Services, and more. Learn how family members can communicate with campus offices to support students.
University Center, Room 225, Kate Buchanan Room

1:00pm to 3:50pm
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Family Reception

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments with a view of the Arcata Plaza. This is a chance to meet and chat with faculty, staff, and administrators in an informal setting. Students will be attending their own orientation programs on campus during this time.

5:00pm to 6:30pm
Plaza Grill (View Room on 2nd Floor), 780 7th Street, Arcata
Optional

Additional Resources

Dining Locations & Hours

College Creek Marketplace

  • 7:30 am-midnight

The Depot-University Center

  • 7:30 am-8:00 pm (5:00 pm on Friday)

The Giant’s Cupboard-Jolly Giant Commons

  • 6:00 pm-midnight (Wednesday-Thursday), 6:00 pm-2:00 am (Friday)

“The J” Cafeteria-Jolly Giant Commons

  • Breakfast: 7:15 am-9:45 am 
  • Continental Breakfast: 9:45 am-10:30 am
  • Lunch: 10:30 am-1:30 pm 
  • Afternoon Limited Lunch: 1:30 pm-4:30pm 
  • Dinner: 4:30 pm-8:00 pm (7 pm on Friday)

Library Café

  • 7:30 am-5:00 pm

Windows Café-University Center

  • 11:00 am-2:00 pm

HSU Bookstore Hours

  • August 14 - 18 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • August 19 - 20 10:00am - 4:00pm