Steps to Enrollment

Once you apply to Humboldt and turn in any missing items, we’ll let you know your admission decision. If you’re admitted, you’ll need to confirm your plans to attend Humboldt. You’ll also need to choose a place to live and sign up for Orientation. Read on to learn more.

1 ADMISSION NOTIFICATION

We’ll send you a letter, email, and notice on your myHumboldt Applicant Portal with your admission decision and the next steps you need to take to enroll at Humboldt. 

2 APPEAL AN ADMISSION DECISION

If your application has been denied, some applicants can appeal the admission decision based on extenuating circumstances.

3 SEND TRANSCRIPTS AND *OPTIONAL* TEST SCORES 

You'll need to send copies of your official transcripts before you can enroll at Humboldt. We accept both electronic and mailed transcripts.

*The California State University (CSU) no longer uses ACT or SAT examinations in determining admission eligibility for all CSU campuses. If accepted to a CSU campus, ACT or SAT test scores can be used as one of the measures to place students in the proper mathematics and written communication courses.  Visit the CSU Student Success site for further information on course placement.*

4 FIND A PLACE TO LIVE

Humboldt has a range of living options for new students, including individual rooms, suites, and more. We can even help you find housing off campus. Learn about housing options at Housing & Residence Life.

5 ACCEPT ADMISSION

Log in to myHumboldt and notify us whether you plan to attend Humboldt. We'll send you additional instructions via email. Once you’re admitted you’ll need to confirm your admission by May 1, 2023. To do this you can log into myHumboldt and click the "Accept Admission Offer" button inside the Steps to Enrollment section.

6 SIGN UP FOR MANDATORY ORIENTATION

Orientation is a fun way to learn about all campus has to offer, meet other new students, and get acquainted with your new community. Orientation takes place in two parts: online and in person, and includes advising and class registration. You’ll also use the Major Academic Plan to set up classes for your next 3 semesters, which will help you map out your path to graduation.