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Spring Preview Events

Saturday, March 30, 2024, and Saturday, April 13, 2024

We can't wait to see you and your family in person! 

Main Schedule

Schedule of Events

Schedule is subject to change.

College of Professional Studies

Apr 25 2024 | 5 - 5:45pm

Grounded in a liberal arts education, the College of Professional Studies applies core competencies in experiential, real-world contexts through internships, clinical, practicum, research, and service-learning experiences. Learn about our programs in Applied Health, Business Administration, Child Development, Education, Economics, Social Work, and Psychology.

We will cover:

  • Majors within CPS
  • Hands-on Learning Opportunities (with examples)
  • Polytechnic Updates
    Faculty Q&A Session
    • Invite faculty members within your college to participate in a Q&A session.


Register Here for this session.

Learn what majors are in the College of Professional Studies here.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Apr 25 2024 | 6:30 - 7:15pm

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science is comprised of 22 undergraduate programs which address the human condition in all of its forms: creativity and expression; personal development; societal, environmental, and social justice issues; human flourishing, from multicultural perspectives within regional, national, and international contexts. 

Meet with Associate Dean Heather Madar and faculty from various departments to learn and ask questions about our majors, minors, and opportunities for students.


Register Here for this session.

Learn what majors are in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science here.

College of Natural Resources and Sciences

Apr 25 2024 | 8 - 8:45pm

The College of Natural Resources and Sciences houses 22 undergraduate programs, as well as several minors and certificates in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM). The college is well known for its natural resources and science programs, strong traditions of hands-on learning, fieldwork and undergraduate research opportunities. We believe in "science with a soul": interdisciplinary approaches that investigate the social impact of STEM, alongside the technical skills for tomorrow. 

Meet with Associate Dean Bori Mazzag to learn about the departments and to ask questions about majors, minors, and opportunities for students. 


Register Here for this session.

Learn what majors are in the College of Natural Resources and Sciences here.

Academic Success

Apr 26 2024 | 6 - 6:50pm

Uncover the strategies we employ to ensure academic success firsthand! Engage with our knowledgeable professional staff members to understand our advising methods. Immerse yourself in the transformative impact of our Place-Based Learning Communities (PBLCs), fostering a strong sense of community, belonging, and accountability among our first-time first-year students. Explore a wealth of resources available to support your academic journey, including support programs such as Retention through Academic Mentoring Program (RAMP) and the Learning Center.


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Student Life

Apr 26 2024 | 7 - 7:45pm

Get to know about the vibrant and dynamic experiences awaiting you on campus! Humboldt offers a rich tapestry of experiences designed to enrich your college years. From community engagement and cultural enrichment opportunities to personal growth, lifelong friendships, and creating unforgettable memories, discover how our student body thrives!


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The Next Steps (Housing & Residence Life, Financial Aid, and Admissions)

Apr 26 2024 | 8 - 8:45pm

Whether you're on campus or exploring the surrounding areas, making Humboldt your home is a great way to be a part of our vibrant community. Connect with our supportive Residence Life Staff as you get ready to settle into life at Humboldt! Gain valuable insights into financing your education from our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff, while Admissions experts guide you seamlessly through your next steps toward academic success.


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Drop-in Sessions

TimeSession TitleLocation
11:00 am to 2:00 pmMeet with Admissions!
Are you ready to accept? We're absolutely thrilled to extend a warm welcome to you into the Lumberjack family! Take a moment to swing by and pick up your swag, mingle with fellow accepted students and families, and let us personally congratulate you and celebrate this significant achievement together. Should you have any questions or need guidance, feel free to drop by and have a chat with one of our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors. We're here to assist you every step of the way.
Student & Business Services, 1st Floor
12:00 pm - 3:00 pmFinancial Aid
Speak 1-on-1 with Financial Aid Staff.
Student & Business Services, 2nd Floor
12:00 pm - 4:00 pmHousing Application AssistanceJolly Giant Commons, 3rd Floor, Klamath River Room
11:00 am - 3:00 pmAdvising SessionsLibrary, Lower Level, Room 27
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Logging Sports Demonstration
Join us for an exhilarating demonstration by our Logging Sports Team on campus! Fresh off our victory at the 84th Annual Association of Western Forestry Clubs (AWFC) Conclave, where we were crowned the best Western collegiate logging sports team, come witness our skills in action!
Campus Events Field


TimeTours TitleLocation
12:00 pm - 4:00 pmCampus Tours
Leaves on the hour. The last tour leaves at 3:00 pm
Spanish tour offered at 3:00 pm
Upper Quad
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Housing Tours
Freshmen Housing Tours
Get an exclusive look inside our residence halls for freshmen. Last tour leaves at 3:00 pm.

Transfer Housing Tours
Get an exclusive look inside our residence halls for transfers. Last tour leaves at 3:00 pm.

Lower Quad

Other Events Happening — April 13

10:00 am - 2:00 pmFarmers MarketArcata Plaza
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmPercussion Ensemble & World Percussion Group
$10 General, $5 Child
Fulkerson Recital Hall
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dance Visions
$15 General, $10 Child
Van Duzer Theatre

Shuttle Schedule

Campus to Marine LabMarine Lab to Campus
11:00 AM 
12:00 PM 
 12:30 PM
1:00 PM 
 1:30 PM
2:00 PM 
 2:30 PM
3:00 PM 
 3:30 PM
 4:00 PM

Academic Experience Schedule —March 30

This schedule will be updated for the April 13 event.

ArtThe Art Department will provide a tour of our studio facilities and gallery space.Art B, Reese Bullen Gallery
Biological Science Department (Biology, Botany, Marine Biology, and Zoology)The Biological Science Department will be providing a tour of some of our facilities, including the Greenhouse, Herbarium, and Vertebrate Museum.Science C
Child DevelopmentThe Child Development Department will tour the NAEYC accredited Child Development Laboratory (CDL). The CDL is a preschool for children 2yrs 9 months to 5 years old that provides Humboldt students with direct experience working with children. In addition the CDL has an observation booth that is utilized for course instruction.Trinity Annex, B Street Side Entrance
Computer ScienceThe Computer Science Department will lead a hands-on demonstration of software that students created for course projects.Behavioral & Social Sciences, 3rd Floor, Room 313
Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality StudiesThe Department of Critical Race, Gender & Sexuality Studies will host a reading by several authors from CouRaGeous Cuentos: A Journal of Counternarratives.Behavioral & Social Sciences, Native American Forum
DanceDance faculty will show students faculties of classrooms and performance spaces, along with a cool video of current students speakingt about the program.Gist Hall, 1st Floor, Room 102
FilmCome meet Film faculty who will show you around our production and post production spaces, including our super cool green screen and individual editing suites.Art Quad
Fisheries BiologyThe Department of Fisheries Biology will be providing a facilities tour, including our fish hatchery and fish collection.Wildlife & Fisheries Building
Forestry, Fire, and Rangeland ManagementThe Forestry, Fire, and Rangeland Management Department will demonstrate our Fire Lab, where students learn through hands-on examples about fire dynamics and fuelsNatural Resources, 2nd Floor, Room 222
GeologyThe Geology Department will show you our Dewey Mineral and Gem Collection as well as some of our research labs, including our Glacial Geology and Paleoclimate Lab, our Volcanology Lab, and our Mineral Separation and Geochronology Lab.Founders Hall, Room 07
Math and Data ScienceThe Mathematics Department will demonstrate our supercomputer, show prospective students our computer labs and research space and do a one-cut letter demonstration. We also will reserve time for faculty to chat with prospective students and families and to answer questions about our programs. We offer two majors: Mathematics and Data Science, and we welcome students interested in either major to join us!Behavioral & Social Sciences, 3rd Floor, Room 312
MusicMeet some music students, hear them perform, and get a chance to ask them questions about their Cal Poly Humboldt experience. Also, get a taste of music’s classroom offerings by participating in a mini-class about elements of music.Music A, 1st Floor, Room 131
PsychologyThe Psychology Department will be giving tours of two of our many research labs.Behavioral & Social Sciences, 1st Floor Lobby
School of BusinessBusiness Education at Cal Poly Humboldt: Discover What Makes Our Business Program Unique.Siemens Hall, 1st Floor, Room 128
Social WorkThe Bachelors of Arts in Social Work (BASW) degree is advanced generalist with an emphasis on working in rural and local Indigenous communities. We will take a tour of the Gouidin Museum, if it is open, Weott Plaza, the BSS lookout, and then meet in the Social Work student lounge to discuss career path questions and program highlights. There will be light snacks and some swag as well.Behavioral & Social Sciences, 1st Floor Lobby
Theatre ArtsTheatre faculty will show students theatre classrooms and tour the JVD theatre and talk about the current show, "Into The Woods", demonstrating scenic design and other elements that have created this show.Van Duzer Theatre
WildlifeWe will take a tour of the Wildlife and Fisheries building, highlighting unique aspects of our resources and program.Wildlife & Fisheries Building