Student Mobility Only Agreed for 2019/20

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Course Information

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HSU Welcome Information

HSU Course Information

HSU Grading System

Language of delivery: English

Address, Codes & Departments

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Humboldt State University
1 Harpst St,
Arcata, CA 95521,

Departments: (Departments with which we have links are in bold)

  • Professional Studies
  • Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Natural Resources and Sciences

Head of Institution: Lisa Rossbacher (President)

Application Deadlines

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Application Procedure

Students interested in studying at HSU will be nominated by RGU. Nominated students will then have to complete HSU's online application form for incoming exchange students.

Students will also be expected to produce a number of other documents to support their application, including; A transcript of records, A proof of finances, A photocopy of passport, and a fully completed and signed Learning Agreement.

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Application Deadlines

Semester 1

  • 01 April

Semester 2

  • 01 October
Accommodation Information

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Accommodation provided

Accommodation is provided by HSU.

Average cost of rent per month

Between $ 3,320,- and $ 4,400,- per academic semester.

Items provided in University accommodation

Depends on the residence, rooms tend to come equipped with a bed, desk, chair(s), storage space, etc. Mini fridges and safe boxes can also be provided for a small fee.

Laundry facilities in the residences


Cooking facilities or meals provided

Meal plans are available. Please note that meal plans are required in some halls and optional in others. 

Number of students sharing bathroom

Depends on the residence, some halls have common bathrooms on each floor.

Mixed gender bathrooms


Cleaning service and how frequent

Depends on the residence, common areas are cleaned regularly.

Other Relevant Information

On and Off campus housing options are available, as well as a number of 'themed' housing options, such as the Eco-Living halls, or the International Halls, etc.

HSU Accommodation Information