Frequently Asked Questions
Is Fall Application Review Day mandatory for all prospective students?
No. This annual event is a chance for propsective students and their guests to come explore Humboldt State University. This is a perfect opportunity to truly experience our remarkable University and have your application reviewed by an Admissions Counselor.
What if we can't attend Fall Application Review Day ?
If you can't attend, or if you miss it, you can expect to receive an admissions letter some time in December. We have student-guided tours Monday through Saturday if you would like to visit the campus. Check out our webpage and contact the Admissions Center at: http://humboldt.edu/visit or call toll-free (866) 850-9556 to arrange your personal campus visit.
Can I register as a walk-in at the event?
Yes. If you are unable to register before the event you are welcome to register during the check-in hours at the on-site registration table but you must have applied to HSU through CSU Mentor prior to FAR, if you wish to have your application evaluated. However, it is highly recommended to register online before the event.
Is the event free?
Yes. It is a 100% free event. Lunch in the student J cafeteria will be available at a discounted price.
Do I have an assigned counselor/reviewer for my application?
No. All admissions counselors review HSU applications. The entire Admissions staff participate in this event and we're excited to meet you and review your application with you.
Where can I park? Is it free?
A parking permit for the event will be emailed to all confirmed registrants about one week before the event. It will be emailed to the email address listed in the online registration form. Parking will be free for all FAR visitors throughout campus on Friday, October 19, except at any parking meter marked 'City of Arcata'. Please park in the General/Staff parking lots or at any university parking meter because painted areas such as Service Vehicle parking or 20 Minute Parking will still be enforced.
Can I stay on-campus during my visit?
No. School is in session and our residence halls are full with current students. Please click on the "lodging" link and view the available local accommodations.
What do I need to bring with me?
You will need to bring your application fee, unofficial transcripts and test scores, resident alien card (bring a copy of your parents card, the AB540 pdf, or read more about residency if you are not a U.S. citizen). Learn more about WUE here if you're an out-of-state applicant. Please bring comfortable walking shoes and clothes, a jacket/umbrella, and your camera.
What weather is expected?
Please visit our link, "Arcata Weather" as the event draws near. We encourage you to bring warm layers with you.
Can I register for classes at Fall Application Review Day?
No. Registration will occur at our Humboldt Orientation Program (HOP) in June and August. If you have been admitted to HSU for Fall 2013, you will need to attend one of the mandatory HOP sessions in order to register. For more information about HOP please visit our orientation website at humboldt.edu/orientation.
If I have more questions, who can I contact?
Contact Marissa Mourer, Orientation & Preview Programs Coordinator, at 707.826.3510 or fall@ humboldt.edu.