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Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies 

Our office is located in Siemens Hall room 217. Our in-person hours are as follows for Spring 2023. 

Monday: 8-11am & 1-4:30pm

Tuesday: 2:30-4:30pm  

Wednesday: 8-11am & 1-4:30pm 

Thursday: 2:30-4:30pm 

Friday: 8-4:30pm 

The Office of Graduate Studies will be monitoring incoming emails daily from 8am-4:30pm at For phone assistance, please call (707) 826-5194.

Contact Us

Please communicate with us:

  • Via email  In your email, please include your name, best number and time to reach you, and your Humboldt ID number if applicable.  Please include a description of the service you need or your question. Your message will be reviewed and forwarded to the appropriate staff member for a reply. We will respond to messages as soon as possible. Messages are reviewed during our normal business hours: Monday – Friday, 8 – 4:30.

  • Call (707) 826-5194
    Leave the Graduate Studies team a message. Please include your first and last name, best number and time to reach you, and your Humboldt ID number if applicable.  Leaving a message will notify our staff, who will return your call within the hour (or at a time you’ve specified.)

  • Via Zoom video conferencing. Please email us to schedule a Zoom, we are available to schedule Zoom appointments Monday - Friday from 8 - 4:30. 


Grad Slam Sign Ups are Live

Sign up now for Humboldt's own Grad Slam! Winners of our university based comepetion will move on to the CSU competition. Registration is open now until 2/28. Apply Here! The competition will happen on 3/30 with the CSU competition happening on 5/5. If you have any questions, you can attend one of our workshops or sign up for office hours. Visit our website slam for more information. 

Fulbright Scholarship

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs.  A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S.

For more information regarding the Fulbright Scholarship, students can contact Megan Mefford and faculty can contact Leslie Anderson.

Deadline Extended!

February 13, 2023 is the revised deadline to apply for graduation, change graduation date, and to change a preferred name for use in the Spring 2023 Commencement Program. If you are planning to graduate and participate in commencement this semester, be sure to advance to candidacy and apply for graduation! 

Spring 2023 Thesis Submission

Please keep in mind the Courtesy Format Review deadline (April 24, 2023) and the Final Submission deadline ( May 8, 2023). Make sure that you have applied to Advancement to Candidacy and Graduation. You are required to attend a training session or take the online thesis training course through Canvas to save hours of correcting format errors.

For more information regarding thesis/project submissions, please contact or Kyle Morgan @ 707-826-5602. As always, feel free to contact Terri Fisher @ 707-826-5194 or

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

We are excited to partner with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity as an Institutional Member to provide professional development resources and support to our faculty and graduate students.  Visit our website for more information on this exciting opportunity:

Visit to learn more and register for an account! 

We Are Humboldt

A short inspirational call-to-action film for Humboldt faculty developed collaboratively by Humboldt students.

We Are Humboldt

Student Spotlight

The Office of Graduate Studies wants to recognize Cal Poly Humboldt’s outstanding graduate students. Visit the Student Spotlight to check out our amazing graduate students. 

Have an outstanding Graduate Student in mind? Email to feature them in our Graduate Student Spotlight!


Our amazing student assistants have worked really hard in cooperation with graduate students, alumni, and faculty to produce this semester's newsletter. Visit our excellent catalog of newsletters.