University Policies & Executive Memoranda

Boat Safety Committee


Humboldt State University uses small watercraft, both motorized and non-motorized, in support of instruction, recreation and faculty and student scholarship. All boats operated by or on behalf of HSU will be used in a safe manner consistent with their intended use and in compliance with federal and state laws. This policy shall apply to the University and its auxiliaries, and faculty, staff, students and guests engaged in university activities.

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Information And Policy for


The development of the apparently new viral infection Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) has been widely reported worldwide, and followed closely by the CSU system and HSU. The University has developed the following policy in response to the seriousness of the illness. This policy would be implemented in the unlikely event of a SARS case locally.

Diversity Program Funding Committee

Supersedes P03-06

Reports to: The President through the University Executive Committee


The committee will receive, review and prioritize funding allocation requests for multicultural programs. A fixed budget will be allocated for funding these multicultural programs. The committee will recommend funding prioritized programming to the President for his signature.

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Committee

It is widely recognized that alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse poses a threat to the safety and well-being of students, staff and faculty in University communities, and may significantly compromise their academic and professional endeavors. Board of Trustees' policy, the 1988 Drug-Free Workplace Act, and the 1989 Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment require a program to prevent the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol by students and employees.

Campus Closure Policy

Supersedes P 00-09


When it becomes necessary to close the campus to normal operations, a number of factors will influence whether all or part of the campus will be affected. These factors include, but are not limited to, the risk of injury or death to people, property damage, and disruption to essential utilities.