• Stream Work
    Taking samples at nearby Jacoby Creek
  • Art
    Creating a community art mural
  • Students Holding a Duck
    Learning to band wood ducks
  • Diving
    Scientific Diving class at Trinidad Bay
  • Forestry
    Mapping the crown of a redwood tree on campus

Humboldt State University is a place for students with a spirit of adventure and a passion for making a difference in the world.

At Humboldt, you'll explore new ideas while learning more about yourself. Your professors will know you by name, and your education will go beyond the classroom with original research and real-world projects. You'll be part of a campus known for its longstanding commitment to social and environmental responsibility. And when you graduate, you'll have more than just a degree – you'll have the skills to go far in life and make your community better.

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An energy audit was performed on Gist and Founders Hall last summer.

HSU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop Below 1990 Levels

via Humboldt State NOW

Electricity use accounts for nearly one quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions generated at Humboldt State, while transportation emissions from business travel, commuting, and solid waste disposal are responsible for over one third of the total. Those are two of the key findings from a comprehensive inventory of HSU’s greenhouse gas emissions, recently prepared by HSU’s Office of Sustainability.

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