Environment & Community at Humboldt State

Update Regarding Fall 2021 Admissions

Admissions to the E&C graduate program have been paused for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Our plan is to resume taking applications for the semester beginning fall 2022. The decision to pause admissions for one year was not taken lightly.  We are excited about the opportunity to enhance the focus on the intersectional forms of social and environmental justice in the E&C program.  

We apologize for the disruption this may cause.  If you have already applied for Fall 2021 admission, we can retain your application materials and review your application for the 2022-2023 academic year, with no additional application fee.  We can also refund your application fee if you would prefer. 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at envcomm1@humboldt.edu

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Environment and Community MA Program
Humboldt State University
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299

Phone: (707) 826-3653
Fax: (707) 826-4496
email: envcomm1@humboldt.edu