Fall Preview

Schedule of Events

Schedule is subject to change. 


Get your materials for the day. Be sure to arrive early to try samples from some of our local food vendors and have time at the Majors Fair. If you already submitted your Fall 2020 application, check in at the Applied Student’s Station to receive your Certificate of Admission or appointment card.

8:30am to 9:15am
Redwood Bowl Plaza

Majors Fair

Explore your options and meet faculty from the different academic programs that Humboldt State has to offer. Academic support services are also available to answer any question you have.

View a list of majors.

8:45am to 9:50am
Recreation & Wellness Building, West Gymnasium

Welcome to Humboldt State University

Hear from Jason Meriwether, Vice President for Enrollment Management, and learn what makes Humboldt State special.

10:05am to 10:20am
Recreations and Wellness Center, Forbes Gymnasium

Housing & Financial Aid Presentation

Get the basics of housing and financial aid. Professional staff are available in the lobby to answer any additional questions you have.

10:30am to 11:30am
John Van Duzer Theatre


Eat in our main dining hall, “The J”, and explore your dining options.

11:30am to 1:30pm
Jolly Giant Commons, J Dining Hall

Instant Admissions Appointments

If you haven’t yet been admitted to HSU, bring your transcripts and get an instant admission decision. For students who have already been admitted but have additional questions, our counselors are available to help.


11:30am to 4:30pm
Student Business Services Building, Main Lobby

Library Scavenger Hunt

Want free stuff? Download the HSU mobile app to participate in our scavenger hunt. Everyone gets a prize when the activity is completed. Get all the questions correct and you’ll be entered into our drawing for a free HSU sweatshirt and t-shirt!

12:00pm to 3:00pm
Campus Library

Transportation & Safety Showcase

Meet the local community members who keep you safe and get you around. Our local first responders and law enforcement professionals will share how they keep you safe in the community. You’ll also learn about navigating the Humboldt County Bus system and can tour Redwood Transit Authority’s new fully-electric bus.

12:00pm to 3:00pm
Campus Library Steps

Clubs and Campus Fair

Interact with student clubs and campus departments to learn more about what you can experience at HSU.

12:00pm to 3:00pm
University Center Quad

Capture the Moment

Bring your Admissions Certificate to the photo booth and capture the moment you were admitted to Humboldt State. You’ll even get a free HSU t-shirt!

12:00pm to 4:00pm
University Center Quad

Community Walking Tours

Tour guides will lead you downtown to the famous Arcata Plaza. Hear music and get a taste of our community by sampling food and products from local businesses.

12:00pm to 4:00pm
University Center Quad

Stump the Bot

HumBot is HSU’s new chatbot designed to keep you informed and answer questions about campus life and the enrollment process. Test your luck—if you stump the bot, you’ll win a prize!

12:00pm to 4:00pm
University Center Quad

Campus Tours

Tours leave every hour on the hour with the last tour leaving at 4:00. Learn about our research facilities, student services, the library, dining halls and more.

12:00pm to 4:00pm
University Center Quad

Housing Tours

Join our Housing team for exclusive tours inside the residence halls and learn how to choose the right option for you. Tours include both Freshman and Transfer housing and leave every hour, on the hour.

12:00pm to 4:00pm
University Center Quad

Schedule of Events




Fall Preview

November 8th, 2019