Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies 

Updates In Response To COVID-19
The Graduate Studies Office will be open for in-person services on Monday and Wednesday from 8 - 3 in Siemens hall room 217. Follow campus COVID-19 guidelines when visiting our office. Phone and email services will be offered everyday from 8-5. 

Contact Us

Please communicate with us:

  • Via email  hsugrad@humboldt.edu.  In your email, please include your name, best number and time to reach you, and your HSU 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 – 5.

  • 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 HSU 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 drop in our Virtual Office Hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 - 3 via this link:  https://humboldtstate.zoom.us/j/89724439485


Info for New Graduate Students

We are pleased to welcome new students to Humboldt State University. Graduate Students are supported by many faculty and staff across campus, most notably, their academic departments and the Office of Graduate Studies. Please see the link below for an Orientation Booklet which gives information on campus services, graduation requirements, and more.

pdf icon A Guide for New Graduate Students at Humboldt State University

Fall 2021 Thesis Submission

Please keep in mind the Courtesy Format Review deadline (November 29, 2021) and the Final Submission deadline (December 13, 2021). 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.

Fall Orientation

Missed orientation? Visit our Orientation Page to view some of the valuable resources shared at this year’s virtual orientation. 

This year’s orientation covered many topics from student success, Adobe Sign, campus resources, and more! If you have any questions, reach out to our office at hsugrad@humboldt.edu. Or visit our office Mondays & Wednesdays between 8 - 3.

We Are Humboldt

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

We Are Humboldt

Student Spotlight

The Office of Graduate Studies wants to recognize Humboldt State University’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.