Welcome Home to Humboldt, Aug, 19-Sept 7Welcome Home to Humboldt, Aug 19-Sept 7

Highlights
Highlights

Attend concerts, outdoor movie night and athletic events. Get lots of FREE FOOD!
Find out about clubs, student support resources, and more!

August 19th
Outdoor Movie Night

Time: 9pm
Location: Cypress Lawn

Enjoy a movie under the stars at the Outdoor Movie Night. We will be projecting a movie on a blow up screen on the Cypress Lawn. Drinks and snacks provided. Bring your own blankets!
August 21st
Amos Lee

Time: 8pm
Location: Van Duzer Theatre

Tickets: $5 HOP Students; $48 General More information at 707-826-3928. http://www.amoslee.com/
August 23rd
Whitewater Rafting

Time: 8am - 6pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. These trips will offer students a chance to explore the scenic Trinity River. These full day adventures will consist of paddling, swimming and relaxing on a popular “Class III” stretch known as Pigeon Point. No previous river or paddling skills are required. A river safety talk with complete paddling instruction will take place before we get on the river. Call 826-3357 to register.
Redwood Forest Day Hike

Time: 8am-4pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. Humboldt State University has endless hiking opportunities in the expansive redwood forest that surrounds the area. Join us for an easy to moderate day hike through this unique ecosystem and experience the awe inspiring and relaxing environment that the forest provides. Trail options may include the renowned Fern Canyon, or the Headwaters Forest Reserve. To end such a great day, participants will be served a fantastic lunch.
HOP Surfing

Time: 8:00am-4:30pm

Open to HOP participants & their guests. Looking for an activity that is close by and can be done year round? Join us for an exciting day and learn how to surf at Moonstone Beach, located just ten miles north of Arcata. We will teach you basic techniques and knowledge for a lifetime of ocean fun! Call 826-3357 to register."
Rock Climbing

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. Experience the adrenaline of reaching limits that were once thought unreachable. This trip will take place at one of the area’s local rock climbing locations. This trip is designed for those with little or no climbing experience who want to experience one of the most rewarding outdoor activities. Topics will cover climbing techniques, safety considerations, belaying and rappelling. Call 826-3357 to register.
Humboldt Bay Sea Kayak Tour

Time: 12:00pm-4:30pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. Join us for a paddle on the Eureka Waterfront and Woodley Island areas. This tour will put in at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. There will be plenty of opportunity to view wildlife, paddle and enjoy the waterfront from the bay!
August 24th
Whitewater Rafting

Time: 8:00am-6:00pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. These trips will offer students a chance to explore the scenic Trinity River. These full day adventures will consist of paddling, swimming and relaxing on a popular “Class III” stretch known as Pigeon Point. No previous river or paddling skills are required. A river safety talk with complete paddling instruction will take place before we get on the river. Call 826-3357 to register.
Redwood Forest Day Hike

Time: 8:00am-4:00pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. Humboldt State University has endless hiking opportunities in the expansive redwood forest that surrounds the area. Join us for an easy to moderate day hike through this unique ecosystem and experience the awe inspiring and relaxing environment that the forest provides. Trail options may include the renowned Fern Canyon, or the Headwaters Forest Reserve. To end such a great day, participants will be served a fantastic lunch.
Surfing

Time: 8:00am-4:30pm

Open to HOP participants. Looking for an activity that is close by and can be done year round? Join us for an exciting day and learn how to surf at Moonstone Beach, located just ten miles north of Arcata. We will teach you basic techniques and knowledge for a lifetime of ocean fun! Call 826-3357 to register.
Indoor Rock Climbing

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. This is a great option for folks who are looking for an exciting introduction to the sport of rock climbing. Take a quick break from your day and enjoy learning all of the basics needed to climb on our 46’ climbing wall.
Humboldt Bay Sea Kayak Tour

Time: 12:00pm-4:30pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. Join us for a paddle on the Eureka Waterfront and Woodley Island areas. This tour will put in at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. There will be plenty of opportunity to view wildlife, paddle and enjoy the waterfront from the bay!
Indoor Rock Climbing

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm & 3:00pm-5:00pm

Open to HOP participants and their guests. Humboldt State University has endless hiking opportunities in the expansive redwood forest that surrounds the area. Join us for an easy to moderate day hike through this unique ecosystem and experience the awe inspiring and relaxing environment that the forest provides. Trail options may include the renowned Fern Canyon, or the Headwaters Forest Reserve. To end such a great day, participants will be served a fantastic BBQ lunch.
August 25th
Music on the Quad

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

So grab your lunches and join us on the Quad to listen to KRFH radio station while mingling with other students from across campus.
August 26th
Music on the Quad

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

So grab your lunches and join us on the Quad to listen to KRFH radio station while mingling with other students from across campus.
Ozomatli

Time: 8:00pm Location: Van Duzer Theatre

Popular high-energy, multicultural dance band from LA. Tickets: $10 HSU Students; $35 General. More information at 707-826-3928. http://ozomatli.com/
August 27th
Part-time Job Fair

Time: 10:00pm - 2:00pm

Meet with local on and off campus employers on the Quad for part-time job opportunities. Bring your resume and dress to impress!
Multicultural Convocation

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

This is a time for new students to get acquainted with cultural clubs and social justice programs on campus. Meet supportive staff, faculty, and administrators, and learn strategies for survival and success at HSU.
Welcome Night!

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Welcome Back for returning students, and Welcome To for new Theatre majors, minors and interested theatre students. We will have program details, audition information, clubs and activities information, a raffle and snacks. Everyone is welcome!
August 28th
Music on the Quad

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

So grab your lunches and join us on the Quad to listen to KRFH radio station while mingling with other students from across campus.
International Student Welcome Reception

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Creekview Lounge: Join the HSU community as we welcome our new international students! Take an opportunity to make new friends, enjoy good food and share the Humboldt spirit.
Dana Carvey

Time: 8:00pm Location: Van Duzer Theatre

Comedian from "Wayne's World" and Saturday Night Live. Tickets: $25 HSU Students; $65 General. More information at 707-826-3928. http://www.danacarvey.net/
August 29th
"My Big Fat Thai Wedding (or How I Spent My Summer Vacation in Thailand)"

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

"Join Theatre Professor Rae Robison and her slideshow of the sights, sounds, smells and highlights from her son’s wedding and travels through Thailand this past summer. Do not miss this one-woman show—part educational, part personal and wholly funny—you will feel as if you’re there sweating in Thailand with “Lay” and her family. In the Studio Theatre - TA Building TA 115"
Backpacking Adventure

Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Open to HOP participants. This backpacking trip will take place in either the Marble Mountains or Trinity Alps. These unique mountain ranges will expose any level backpacker to the landscapes that paint a mirage of absolute beauty. Imagine rugged mountain peaks, pristine lakes, grassy meadows and amazing sunsets and you have a picture of what this trip has to offer. This weekend trip will consist of a moderate hike into base camp and plenty of time for day hiking, sunbathing, socializing, fishing and/or just contemplating. Call 826-3357 to pre-register.
Surfing the North Coast

Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Open to HOP Participants. This ocean filled weekend will take place on the beaches of the North Coast. What better way to begin your stay in Humboldt than with a weekend adventure focusing on learning or refining your skills in surfing. This trip will take place at beginner friendly beaches and will consist of paddling and standing up techniques, water safety, and ocean awareness. This trip is designed for those with little or no prior surfing experience, however, experienced surfers are more than welcome to attend as well! Call 826-3357 to pre-register.
Whitewater Rafting

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Open to HOP participants. This action packed weekend will take place on the Trinity and/or Klamath River, both located about 70 miles inland from Arcata. This trip includes two days of rafting down amazingly beautiful sections of the river that at times can only be seen by boaters on the river. Experience the excitement and challenges of paddling through many exciting “Class II-III” rapids, while also spending time swimming, relaxing and socializing. Call 826-3357 to pre-register.
August 30th
Canoe & Sea Kayak Campout

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Open to HOP participants. This weekend trip will take place at one of Humboldt Lagoon State Park’s lagoons. We will spend the day paddling across the lagoon in canoes and sea kayaks. The rest of the trip will consist of hiking to the beach, paddling around the lagoon or swimming. The evening will consist of preparing dinner, watching the sunset, socializing at the campfire and sleeping outdoors with the waves crashing in the background. This is truly a unique way of spending the weekend with a new group of people in a beautiful and majestic environment. Call 826-3357 to pre-register.
Canyon Music Jam

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

Bring your instruments to the Canyon Lawn for a massive jam session. Meet other musicians and music fans, perform your newest songs, and find your music community.
September 2nd
International Dance Party

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

UC Quad: Time to get your dance on! Enjoy the universal language of music and dance as we listen to a variety of different music and share your favorite dance moves.
September 3rd
Volunteer Fair

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Visit the Quad to meet and hear about volunteer opportunities, services, and needs, from many local nonprofits and government programs! Faculty and students involved in Service Learning or exploring Academic Internship opportunities might also make connections.
AS Welcome Back BBQ

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm Location: UC quad

Join the Associated Students of Humboldt State University at our annual AS Welcome Back BBQ. Learn about AS, register to vote and enjoy some great free food. Vegetarian options available.
Y.E.S. Open House

Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm

Through YES volunteers spend time in the community building friendships and working together to meet community needs. With 15 programs to choose from there is a program for everyone. Come and talk to our Program Directors to learn more about serving: children, senior citizens, Latino populations, homeless families and youth, and at-risk youth.
September 4th
Welcome Home to Humboldt Block Party!

Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm

Please join your friends for an afternoon of music and activities at the 4th annual Welcome Home to Humboldt Block Party. Birds of Chicago, a collective based around JT Nero and Allison Russell. "two of the most compelling new voices in North American Roots music" will be performing at 4:00 on the HSU events field. Food will be provided by Uniquely Yours as will include vegetarian and vegan options.
Trauma. Addiction. Social Change conference

Time: 6:00pm-12:30am

The experience of suffering is universal. Early experiences of trauma may contribute to life long suffering, which is often the underpinning for powerful patterns of addiction. Learning about the consequences of trauma and the harm it may cause is essential to a community's ability to heal collectively and as individuals. Please visit the conference website for more info: http://virginiasubia.wix.com/conferences-events.
September 7th
Faculty Artist Welcome Back Concert

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

"Get back into the musical swing of things with this concert featuring HSU faculty playing solo and chamber music. Fulkerson Recital Hall. $10 General Admissions, $5 Seniors, Children, and HSU Students.
September 10th
National Acrobats of China

Time: 7:00pm Location: Van Duzer Theatre

Tickets: $10 HSU Students; $35 General. More information at 707-826-3928
September 11th
Love HSU? We want you!

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives? Are you a student who needs a flexible schedule? Do you love HSU and want to spread the word?! If you said yes to these questions, come and learn more at our Welcome Home to Humboldt Party. We will provide you with information about the positions we hire for in our office, like campus tour guides, HOP peer counselors, and welcome center staff. We will offer more insight (and light refreshments), and lots of fun at this meeting. Come and say hi and learn more about the best jobs on campus!
September 20th
HSU 21st Annual Day of Caring!

Time: 8:00am-2:00pm

Make a difference in a half day of service, while getting to know a community organization and your fellow student volunteers! There will be a variety of sites to choose from, many walking/biking distance from campus; buses provided to sites farther away and to the BBQ at noon after the event. Look for the Day of Caring sign up table on the Quad, Monday 8/25 - Wed. 9/17!