Meet our 2020-2021 RAMP Mentors!

Klamath River Pod Fall 2020

Klamath River Pod

Mad River Pod Fall 2020

Mad River Pod

Trinity River Pod Fall 2020

Trinity River Pod


Congratulations on all of your recent accomplishments (i.e. graduating high school, turning 18, getting your license, etc.)! HSU is proud to have you and glad that you have chosen to attend our institution. Your 4 years at HSU will come and go before you know it and you will be off to graduate school or starting your career. It is important to make the most of your time here at HSU. As you prepare for college begin to think about what you want to be involved in, what kind of classes you want to take, and how you can contribute to the HSU campus. We are so excited to meet you. Welcome to Humboldt!

Retention through Academic Mentoring Program

Here at HSU, we are dedicated to your success as a student. In order to support you in your academic pursuits, the RAMP serves all first time freshmen through general and/or 1:1 mentoring meetings, events, and collaborations with other units on campus. The heart of the program provides 1:1 peer mentoring for all first time, first generation freshmen attending Humboldt State University.

Involvement. Engagement. Support.

Your RAMP mentor will:

  • Help you develop positive academic habits and study skills.
  • Teach you about the campus culture and help you find your niche.
  • Clarify university policies and procedures.
  • Direct you to campus and community resources and services.
  • Let you know about all the cool stuff happening on campus.
  • Be your biggest supporter!

Click here to hear a message from RAMP mentors.

Our Mission

    The mission of the Retention through Academic Mentoring Program (RAMP) is to advance efforts in supporting first time students by providing academic and personal support from current HSU students who have demonstrated academic excellence. Through unique peer relationships, RAMP connects students to curricular/co-curricular learning experiences, as well as support services; helping them succeed and thrive.