Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies 

Our office is located in Siemens Hall room 217.

We are available Monday - Thursday virtually 8:00AM-10:00AM and in Person 10:00AM-5:00PM

Our office is available virtually Fridays 9:00AM-5:00PM 

The Office of Graduate Studies will be monitoring incoming emails daily at  hsugrad@humboldt.edu. For phone assistance, please call (707) 826-5194.

Contact Us

  • Please communicate with us:

    • Via email  hsugrad@humboldt.edu.  In your email, please include your name, the 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, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
    • Call (707) 826-5194
      Leave the Graduate Studies team a message. Please include your first and last name, the 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 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.


Congrats 2023 Graduates!

Fall Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation was held on Thursday, August 17th from 3:00pm-4:30pm in Founders Hall 118. If you missed this opportunity to hear presentations from our faculty and guest speakers, you can listen to the audio recording HERE.

Grad Slam Winners

Missed the Grad Slam? No problem! We have the winner's videos posted now. Visit: https://gradprograms.humboldt.edu/gradslam to watch the 4 winners' performances. 

Fall 2023 Thesis Submission

Please keep in mind the Courtesy Format Review deadline (November 27th) and the Final Submission deadline ( December 11th, 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 cfr@humboldt.edu or Kyle Morgan @ 707-826-5602. As always, feel free to contact Terri Fisher @ 707-826-5194 or hsugrad@humboldt.edu.

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.

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: https://gradprograms.humboldt.edu/ncfdd

Visit https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cal-poly-humboldt 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 hsugrad@humboldt.edu 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.

Click here to view the Spring 2023 Newsletter

Keep an eye out for our Fall 2023 Newsletter in the coming weeks!