Established in 1990, HSU VETS provides a primary point of contact on campus, programming and is working towards additional space to support and build community. VETS is staffed with veterans and family members who share experiences and career goals. Currently, we serve approximately 500 military affiliated students. We strive to provide a safe and supportive learning environment.

  • Priority Registration
  • Montgomery GI Bill© and Post 9/11 GI Bill©
  • Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Program
  • Academic and Financial Advising
  • VA Workstudy positions and referrals
  • Summer Transition Program
  • Choice Act- In State Residency Rates
  • Admissions Application support
  • California Department of Veteran’s Affairs Fee Waivers
  • Student Veterans Association


Recognition of the capacity for contribution and the core values of leadership, teamwork & sacrifice each veteran, service member and family member will bring to Humboldt State University to improve the learning environment and who seek to raise the bar professionally and contribute to the health and well-being of our planet.


Assist and guide the integration of each individual student’s military experiences, leadership skills and diversity to enhance the academic experience and join our student life by promoting the understanding of social, economic and environmental issues.

News Flash August 17, 2017

Veteran Post 9/11 GI Bill® beneficiaries can now download a Post 9/11 GI Bill® Statement of Benefits through The Post 9/11 GI Bill® Statement of Benefits provides details on remaining entitlement, eligibility percentage, and benefit end date. We encourage schools to accept this document in lieu of a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to verify entitlement and eligibility for Post 9/11 GI Bill® benefits. The information is real-time data pulled from the same system used by the education benefit processors. Dependents are not able to use at this time. Dependents can view and print the Education Enrollment Status page from eBenefits, which contains the same information.


    Kim Hall

    Veterans Program Administrator

    "I'd like to invite you to check out the Veterans program at Humboldt State University. We're the northernmost California State University and it's beautiful up here. Mountains, rivers, forests, and beaches; you can't go wrong! Give us a call or stop by the office."