Program Eligibility

To be in Humboldt State University's Klamath Connection, you must be a first time freshman in one of the following majors:

  • Fisheries Biology
  • Forestry
  • Environmental Resources Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Rangeland Resource Science
  • Wildlife

All first-time freshmen declared in one of these majors are automatically placed in the Klamath Connection Program. If you would like to live with other students in the program, select the Klamath Connection Theme on your HSU Housing Application.

We have other Place-Based Learning Communities (PBLC) for students in other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines at Humboldt State University:

  • Among Giants is a PBLC for students majoring in Biology (not including Biology with Marine emphasis), Botany, or Zoology
  • Representing Realities is a PBLC for students majoring in Computer Science or Mathematics
  • Rising Tides is a PBLC for students majoring in Biology (with a Marine empahsis) or Oceanography
  • Stars to Rocks is a PBLC for students majoring in Chemistry, Geology, or Physics & Astronomy