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Pro­gram Descrip­tion and Eligibility

The High School Con­cur­rent Pro­gram (HSCP) is designed for eli­gi­ble high school stu­dents who would like to chal­lenge them­selves by tak­ing a college-level course in a spe­cific sub­ject area and/or enhance their knowl­edge on a par­tic­u­lar subject.

The ben­e­fits of enrolling in the pro­gram include receiv­ing uni­ver­sity credit, dis­counted bus tran­sit (Hum­boldt County), library access, dis­counted admis­sion to HSU sport­ing events, educationally-priced hard­ware and soft­ware from the HSU Bookstore.

High school stu­dents who have com­pleted their sopho­more year of college-preparatory courses with a 3.0 or higher grade point aver­age may enroll in 2 courses per aca­d­e­mic school year at Hum­boldt State Uni­ver­sity; addi­tion­ally, up to 2 more courses may be taken dur­ing sum­mer term. Courses must be at a level beyond what is avail­able at high school.

In order to reg­is­ter, stu­dents must obtain the approval of their high school prin­ci­pal, HSU course instruc­tor, and aca­d­e­mic department.

Enroll­ment is lim­ited, on a space-available basis, to courses appear­ing in the semester’s Sched­ule of Courses.

It is rec­om­mended that stu­dents reg­is­ter in courses bear­ing the 100–299 course des­ig­na­tions, and stu­dents are expected to meet estab­lished pre­req­ui­sites for courses (if applicable).

Reg­is­tra­tion Procedures

Please com­plete the Hum­boldt HSCP Reg­is­tra­tion Form (down­load­able PDF, Adobe Reader required)

After obtain­ing appro­pri­ate sig­na­tures, take the form to the Office of Dis­tance & Extended Edu­ca­tion to pay fees. Make sure the fol­low­ing is com­plete before sub­mit­ting the reg­is­tra­tion form:

  • A cur­rent and leg­i­ble email address
  • Your leg­i­ble Social Secu­rity Num­ber, which is nec­es­sary to process your reg­is­tra­tion form; an HSU ID num­ber is gen­er­ated from this infor­ma­tion. [Return­ing HSCP stu­dents may list their HSU ID num­ber in lieu of their SSN.]
  • Approval of high school prin­ci­pal indi­cated by her/his sig­na­ture for each of the course(s) requested by sign­ing in the appro­pri­ate box(es).
  • Obtain­ing the proper sig­na­tures of the HSU instruc­tor and aca­d­e­mic depart­ment of the course(s) selected.

The com­pleted HSCP Reg­is­tra­tion form must be sub­mit­ted to the Office of Dis­tance & Extended Edu­ca­tion, sec­ond floor of the Stu­dent Busi­ness Ser­vices Build­ing (Harpst Street) no later than Fri­day of the sec­ond week of classes for the term in which the stu­dent wishes to enroll. Fees for classes must be paid at the time of registration.


  • $232 per unit reg­is­tra­tion fee
  • $5 Stu­dent ID card/library card fee (one-time fee)

Stu­dents are also respon­si­ble for pay­ing mis­cel­la­neous course fees asso­ci­ated with some courses (i.e. Lab fees).

A cur­rent ID card is required for dis­counted bus tran­sit (Jack­pass), library access, on-campus com­puter lab access, edu­ca­tion­ally priced hard­ware and soft­ware from the HSU Book­store, and dis­counted admis­sion to all HSU sport­ing games.

After Reg­is­tra­tion

After you have been reg­is­tered for class you should do the following:

  • Ver­ify the accu­racy of your class schedule
  • Acquire your HSU ID Card*
  • Acti­vate your HSU email account
  • Review impor­tant deadlines
  • Learn how to request an HSU Transcript
  • Learn how to access your stu­dent account to view grades

*You will only need to obtain an HSU ID Card one time. You may use the same card each semes­ter. After pay­ing the addi­tional $5 for the ID Card when reg­is­ter­ing for a course, you will receive a receipt in the mail with infor­ma­tion about the hours for the ID office in the library. You will bring your receipt to this office and have your photo taken for your ID card, which will be pro­duced while you wait.

Add, Drop, or Withdraw

Please review the add, drop and refunds dead­line calendar.

For more infor­ma­tion about drops and refunds, see the Drop and Refund Policy.