Parents & Family Weekend

October 11-13, 2019

Events

Friday, October 11, 2019

Get HSU Gear at the Bookstore

Be sure to stop by the HSU bookstore to pick up your Humboldt gear. 

Location: 3rd Floor of the University Center (UC Quad) Time: 7:45am to 5:00pm

Parents & Family Weekend Check-In

Check-in moves to the Humboldt State tent at Farmers' Market on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Arcata Plaza)

Location: UC Quad Time: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Go to Class with your Student

If your student has classes on Friday, feel free to join them! Get the full experience of being a Humboldt student.  Course times will depend on your individual student's schedule. 

Location: Various Classrooms on Campus Time: 12:00pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Pick up information at Check In about the weekend-long photo scavenger hunt. Be sure to document your activities for a chance to win fun prizes!

Location: UC Quad Time: 12:00pm

Arcata Community Forest

Explore the beatuful forest and park that borders the Humboldt campus.  Take a hike and enjoy the magic of the giant Redwoods. 

Location: Arcata Community Forest Time: 12:00pm

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) Tour

Enjoy a tour of Humboldt's Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT)

Location: Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT) Time: 2:00pm

Parent Info Lounge

Stop by the South Lounge to connect with a variety of Humboldt administrators and Student Affairs professionals to get information about programs for your student and to ask any questions you may have.  Get to know the outstanding staff who work with your students!

Location: South Lounge (2nd Floor of the University Center) Time: 3:30pm to 5:00pm

HSU Family Dinner!

Join other Humboldt families, staff and faculty for an HSU Family Dinner.  

Location: UC Quad Time: 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Arts Arcata!

Head down to the Arcata plaza for the free, self-guided, public art phenomenon that brings together art lovers and community friends each and every month on the 2nd Friday, from 6-9pm. It transforms downtown Arcata into an arts district, featuring the work of dozens of visual artists and live musicians at several locations. The event is free to the public and many locations stay open late offering guests wine or beer for a donation towards local non-profit organizations, plus snacks.

Location: Arcata Downtown Plaza Time: 6:00pm

Stargazing at the Observatory

With Astronomy faculty and students as your guides, tour the solar system and other wonders through the lens of high-tech telescopes. Bus transit required. Buses leave from the G15 parking lot near 14th and Union Streets at 6:30 p.m. and return around 10:30. **Seats available to the first 50 people who show up. 

Location: Fickle Hill Observatory Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Parents & Family Weekend Check-In

Check-in moves to the Humboldt State University tent at Arcata Farmers' Market on Saturday.

Location: Arcata Farmers' Market: Arcata Plaza Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Family Breakfast at the J

Bring the whole family to the J for breakfast and see what meals are like for your student.  There will be a special recognition for siblings of students who we like to call "Future Lumberjacks"!

Location: Jolly Giant Commons Time: 9:00am to 10:00am

Alumni Softball Game

Join fellow Lumberjack fans to watch the current HSU Softball team test their skills against a team of HSU alumni softball players. It's always as tough battle between the two and lots of fun to reconnect with past players. Go Jacks!

Location: HSU Softball Field Time: 11:00am

Get HSU Gear at the Bookstore

Be sure to stop by the HSU bookstore to pick up your Humboldt gear. 

Location: 3rd Floor of the University Center (UC Quad) Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Kayak Tour of Humboldt Bay

Kayak/paddle tour is approximately 2 hours. Details coming soon regarding registration for this tour.

Location: Humboldt Bay Aquatics Center Time: 12:00pm Cost: $20 HSU Students/$25 all others

Take a Hike!

Take a hike at through Redwood National Park. Details and times TBD. 

Location: TBD Time: 12:00pm

Arcata Marsh Guided Tours

Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center: 569 S G Street; Arcata, CA 95521; Phone (707) 826-2359

Location: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center Time: 2:00pm

Women's Volleyball vs. San Francisco State

Location: Lumberjack Arena Time: 7:00pm Cost: $5/General, $3 Seniors/non-HSU Students, HSU Students FREE with I.D.

Humboldt Folklife Society Barn Dance

Experience a Humboldt County tradition at the Humboldt Folklife Society Barn Dance! All dances are taught by a Caller in a fun, family-friendly setting. No experience or partner required. 

Location: Arcata Vets Hall—1425 J Street, Arcata Time: 7:30pm to 10:00pm Cost: Free for HSU Families and Students

Wind Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra Concert

Location: Music B Bldg., Fulkerson Recital Hall Time: 8:00pm Cost: $8 General, $5 Senior/Child, HSU students FREE with I.D.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Humboldt Legacy Breakfast

If you are a family that has an alumni as well as a current student, join Forever Humboldt for a hosted breakfast.  We want to celebrate your committment to the University and hear your legacy family stories! Please call the Forever Humboldt office to RSVP, 707-826-3132.

Location: Samoa Cookhouse Time: 9:00am Cost: Free for Humboldt Legacy Families

Photo Scavenger Hunt Prize Redemption

Stop by the HSU table at the Lighthouse Plaza in Samoa to redeem your photos for a prize.  Enjoy a game of minature golf too!

Location: Light House Plaza (180 Lupin Dr, Arcata, CA 95521) Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Mini Golf

Enjoy a discounted round of mini golf at Light House Plaza! Mention you are a Humboldt family and receive the discount. 

Location: Light House Plaza (180 Lupin Dr, Arcata, CA 95521) Time: 10:00am to 7:00pm Cost: TBD
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