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Human Resources

HR Office

Supporting success across the campus community.

In Human Resources we strive to serve Cal Poly Humboldt with integrity, reliability, consistency, and professionalism. We operate with the highest regard for privacy and confidentiality, have a deep respect for diversity in all its forms, and are committed to excellence and ongoing process improvement in our respective areas of expertise.

Our department encompasses human resource management, employment services, benefits administration, and training and professional development. We work to support student success and the campus community through our core business functions and by fostering strategic partnerships with stakeholders across campus.

Benefits, Retirement and Compensation and Classification

Our benefits program is just one way Cal Poly Humboldt and the CSU system are committed to your success and well-being.

Health Benefits

Cal Poly Humboldt Health Benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, along with other several benefit options such as Flex Cash and Health Care and/or Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts. 

Retirement Programs

Full-time employees that exceed six months and half-time appointments averaging 20 hours per week for one year or longer and part-time lecturers and coaches may become eligible to the CalPERS retirement system.

Compensation & Classification

Cal Poly Humboldt's Human Resource's Compensation and Classification program seeks to ensure that all staff and management positions are appropriately compensated and classified in alignment with the California State University (CSU) guidelines.

Staff and Management Services

Our aim is to create an employee-centric experience which promotes a culture of diversity and acceptance among our students, staff, managers and faculty, and provides ample professional development opportunities for our employees.


Departments wishing to fill vacant or newly created positions should consult with the Human Resources department to determine how to meet their staffing needs.

Compensation & Classification

The Humboldt's HR Compensation and Classification program seeks to ensure that all staff positions are appropriately compensated to ensure equitable and consistent compensation campus wide.


Our department has the tools to assist you with all probationary, permanent, and temporary employee evaluations.

Human Resources & Payroll Newsletters

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1 Harpst St.
Siemens Hall 212
Arcata, California 95521
Phone: 707-826-3626
Fax: 707-826-3625

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