Student Support

Oh Snap Food Pantry

How can we help?  Our HSU community is here to help you navigate campus life.

Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students and our affiliated programs look forward to working with our students and promoting their success by providing advocacy, support, and services to meet their needs.

Phone: (707) 826-3504
Location: Siemens Hall 211

CARE – Campus Assistance, Response, and Engagement

Phone: (726) 826-3504
Location: Siemens Hall 211

Academic & Career Advising Center

Phone: (707) 826-3341
Location: Gist Hall 114

The Learning Center

Phone: (707) 826-5217
Location: Library, Room 56

Health Education

Phone: (707) 826-5228
Location: Recreation and Wellness Building Room 123

Student Health and Wellbeing Services

From the Student Health Center to Oh SNAP! Student Food Programs, several resources that support the health and wellbeing of students will be available in Fall 2020! For updated details go to our Student Health & Wellbeing section found on our Campus Ready tab.

Phone: (707) 826-3146
Location: 1 Plaza Ave (Library Circle)

Counseling and Psychological Services

(CAPS) provides personal and group counseling as well as crisis services for regularly enrolled and IELI students. Counseling/crisis services are available by phone during non-business hours (weekends/evenings).

Phone: (707) 826-3236
Location: Student Health Center, 2nd floor

Brain Booth

Provides a variety of de-stressing activities, coloring, biofeedback, and guided meditation. Due to our current Covid-19 status The Brain Booth Student Assistants will be available on Wednesdays from 11 am - 3 pm to answer questions and speak individually for “virtual drop-in hours”. Email them at hsubrainbooth@gmail.com or stay connected at @hsubrainbooth on Instagram.

Phone: (707) 826-3431
Location: Library, Room 208

Title IX

If you have a complaint against an HSU student or employee for sexual harassment, sex discrimination, or sexual assault, you should contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Phone: (707) 826-3626
Location: Siemens Hall 211

HSU's Campus Advocate Team

Provides 24-hour confidential support for survivors of sexualized violence including stalking, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.

Phone: (707) 445-2881

Safety Escorts and Courtesy Phones

Safety escorts are available on campus 24/7 from the University Police.

Phone: (707) 826-5555

Safety App

Safety app Rave Guardian may be downloaded to your phone via the University Police.

Phone: (707) 826-5555
Location: UPD

24/7 Housing Staff

Student and professional staff are available 24/7 via the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

Phone: (707) 826-3451
Location: JGC

Homeward Bound

The Homeward Bound Bus Charter Program provides students with discounted round-trip transportation from Arcata directly to San Francisco or Los Angeles.

Phone: (707) 826-3451

Short Term Loans

Short-term emergency loans are available.

Phone: (707) 826-4407
Location: Cashier’s Office SBS 285

OhSnap! Student Food Programs

Campus Food Pantry provides food for students in need. Due to our current Covid-19 status here are some guidelines Oh Snap has implemented. Oh SNAP services for Fall of 2020 will include pre-packaged bags that are Vegan, Vegetarian, or Meat, you will also have a choice of fresh produce options (when available). Each matriculated student can get one bag a week. Please know your student ID number when coming to Oh SNAP. You must wear a face covering when coming to campus, and you will be asked to stay outside if you don’t have a face covering on.

Phone: (707) 826-4556
Location: All hours held at the bottom floor of the Jolly Giant Commons in Housing

Housing-Living Off Campus

Housing & Residence Life put together a guide to help you make your decision; from making a good impression on landlords to getting your security deposit back. Due to our current Covid-19 status, the campus residence halls will have reduced capacity in the Fall semester, and HSU expects to house about 1,000 students. Residents will live in single-occupancy situations in nearly all cases, allowing self-isolation if it becomes necessary.

Phone: (707) 826-5509

Check IT

To check in; To intervene; To do something when we witness potential harm (sexual assault, dating violence, stalking). Due to our current Covid-19 status Check IT has moved to a virtual platform. Check IT will be conducting Weekly Volunteer Meetings via zoom every Friday from 3pm-4pm, starting Sept. 11th. This is a space to build community, offer feedback and work on volunteer related projects. Stay updated with Check IT through instagram @checkithsu.

Phone: (707) 826-5235
Location: Rec & Wellness Center, Room 122A