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Incoming EOP freshmen - Summer Bridge 2011
What is Summer Bridge Orientation (SBO)?
Summer Bridge is a residential mandatory orientation program that provides entering freshmen with the tools necessary to navigate a successful transition to Humboldt State University.
As an SBO participant, you will have the opportunity to connect with other incoming EOP freshmen & EOP staff, you will receive advising & mentoring, and the chance to familiarize yourself with HSU and the surrounding communities.
When does it start?
SBO Check-in: AUGUST 18
All EOP students are required to check-in for Summer Bridge Orientation @ the Karshner Lounge, in the University Center,2nd Floor at 9am. Please park in LOTS G1 & R2 off of LK Wood Blvd. & Granite Ave. A parking permit is required for the day and will be provided at check-in.
HSU campus map
Early Housing Check-in: AUGUST 17
Students planning to live on-campus may move-in ANYTIME between 10am ‒ 6pm. Students will be in the room that was assigned and confirmed to them by Housing. Please check-in @ the Jolly Giant Commons (JGC) Recreation Room, 1st floor. Please park in LOTS G1 & R2 off of LK Wood Blvd. & Granite Ave. A parking permit is required for the day and will be provided at check-in. HSU campus map
Who can attend and is it required?
Incoming freshmen students who are admitted to EOP for fall 2013. SBO is a mandatory orientation program and EOP students are required to attend.
What does it cost to attend?
SBO is provided at NO COST. However, you may be charged for some lodging & meals, please read below:
ON-CAMPUS students Your lodging & meals will be covered by the program until Housing’s “move-in-day”,which is August 20. From that date on, you are responsible for covering your own lodging & meals.
OFF-CAMPUS students All of your meals will be covered for the entire duration of the program.
What are your travel plans?
Whether you are arriving by bus or plane, our EOP staff will be there to pick you up and bring you to campus! Please let us know as soon as possible whether you will be driving up with family or friends, arriving by bus on AMTRAK or Greyhound, or by plane on United Airlines.
*Parents & family are not allowed to stay on campus in the Residence Halls and must find their own lodging accommodations.
ON-CAMPUS students: Students planning to live on campus may move-in ANYTIME between 10am ‒ 6pm for Early Housing Check-in on Saturday, AUGUST 17, 2013. How & How and when will you be arriving? We’d like to know, please call or email us!
OFF-CAMPUS students: We’d still like to know how & when you will be arriving but no need to check-in until Sunday, AUGUST 18 for Summer Bridge Orientation
We are a first come first served program, please don’t risk the chance of being placed on a wait list.
In order to be eligible for Early Registration from June 17 ‒ 29 for fall 2013 courses, you must complete the following:
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
February 25: Sign up for Summer Bridge Orientation before May 1!
March 1: Registration deadline for the ELM/EPT placement tests. Test date: 3/16
*We prefer that you register for this test date in order for us to receive your scores in a timely manner.
March 4: On-Campus Housing Applications are available. Secure your spot! Apply at: www.humboldt.edu/housing/apply
Please note: Housing is assigned on a first-come/first-served basis and is determined by the date you complete the application. If you submitted a FAFSA, your housing deposit is $200 instead of $500.
April: Financial Aid Awards are dispersed...check your STUDENT CENTER (SC)!
May 1: Intent to Enroll Deadline ‒ Accept your admission to HSU in your SC!
May 1: Deadline to sign-up for Summer Bridge Orientation
June 17: Early Registration for Fall 2013 Classes
Please note: In order to be eligible, you must accept your admission to HSU (by 5/1) & sign-up for Summer Bridge (by 5/1).
August 18-23: Summer Bridge Orientation (Early Housing Check-in on 8/17 & SB Check-in on 8/18)
August 26: 1st Day of School @ HSU
Sign Up for Summer Bridge 2013 by clicking the orientation link in your Student Center!
Please note: We are a first come, first served program, do not risk the chance of being placed on a waiting list. Deadline to sign-up for SB is May 1.
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