New Friends, New Experiences

Welcome to the Lumberjack community!

You’re now part of a campus that’s lively, yet down to earth. A community that cares deeply for the planet and for each other. At Humboldt, professors, staff, and fellow students are here to support you—in the classroom and beyond.

Orientation will help start your college experience as smoothly as possible and set you up for a successful academic career. You'll connect with students, staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds, gain new perspectives, and forge lasting friendships. Join us in making your transition to college both exciting and seamless.

General Welcome Week Schedule
Freshman Orientation | Mon, Aug 19 to Wed, Aug 21 
Transfer Orientation  | Thur, Aug 22 
Orientation Campus Resource Fair (Freshman & Transfers) | Fri, Aug 23 

A photo of Student Orientation Leaders at the Cal Poly Humboldt Orientation and Welcome Week

Orientation Info and Welcome Week Schedules

Begins Monday, August 19


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Begins Thursday, Aug 22


A photo of someone leaning against a redwood smiling on the Cal Poly Humboldt campus

Reception on Saturday, Aug 17


A photo of a Cal Poly Humboldt student smiling with a loved one.

Fall 2024 Registration Dates

The confirmation deadline is when students must commit to attending, and session dates are when advisors are available to meet.

Incoming Students

Confirmation Deadline

Session Dates

Transfers | Reg & Advising (#1)

May 15th

May 28th - June 7th

Freshman | Registration Begins

June 15th

June 17th - 28th

Transfers | Reg & Advising (#2)

June 15th

June 24th -June 28th

Transfers | Reg & Advising (#3) - FINAL/LATE

July 31st

August 5th - 9th

Additional Resources