HSU SPF Facilities and Administrative Costs Policy

 As an authorized auxiliary of Humboldt State University (HSU), one of the responsibilities of the Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation (SPF), is to manage grants and contracts awarded by various Federal agencies, units of state and local governments, and private foundations and corporations to support research and educational programs conducted by HSU faculty and administration.


 The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA or Transparency Act - P.L.109-282, as amended by section 6202(a) of P.L. 110-252) requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to maintain a single, searchable website that contains information on all Federal spending awards. FFATA requires all recipients of federal awards to report purchases of $25,000 and greater under federal contracts. The act requires the reported data be made available to the public via www.USASpending.gov.

Procedure for Responding to the Death of a Student or Currently Employed Faculty or Staff

Procedure for Responding to Death of Student or Currently Employed Faculty or Staff

Revised – September, 2016

The President’s Office should be informed as soon as possible when a current employee or student dies. If the deceased is an active employee, the President’s Office shall contact the appropriate divisional Vice President. Following this initial notification, the following contacts should be made.

Research Misconduct - Policy and Procedure for Responding to Allegations of


Approved by the University Senate on this date:  April 15, 2014

Approved by Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs on this date:  August 24, 2016

Supersedes Policy #14-04 (Policy and Procedure for Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct) to include comments from the California Faculty Association.


Academic Honesty Policy

Approved by the University Senate on this date: May 10, 2016

Approved by the Provost of Humboldt State University on this date: May 12, 2016

Academic honesty is of serious concern at Humboldt. Students are expected to maintain high standards of academic integrity. Acting in good conscience is integral to our vision statement.

Academic Dishonesty