To be in Humboldt State Representing Realities, you must be a first time freshman in one of the following majors:

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics

All first-time freshmen declared in one of these majors are automatically placed in the Representing Realities Program. If you would like to live with other students in the program, select the Representing Realities 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
  • Klamath Connection is a PBLC for students majoring in Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Science & Management, Fisheries Biology, Forestry, Rangeland Resource Science, or Wildlife
  • 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