Eligibility

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Project Rebound at Humboldt State welcomes inquiries from anyone who has been previously incarcerated, or has prior criminal justice system involvement, and is interested in obtaining a university education and degree. All current Humboldt State students who have prior criminal justice system involvement are also eligible to participate in Project Rebound. Below you will find our admissions requirements. However, for prospective students who don't yet meet the academic requirements for admission to Humboldt State, keep in mind that the Project Rebound's motto is: "We don't say 'no', we say 'not yet," and we advise and mentor those students on what they can do to become eligible.

Am I Eligible for Project Rebound?

Project Rebound at Humboldt State welcomes inquiries from anyone who has been previously incarcerated, or has prior criminal justice system involvement, and is interested in obtaining a university education and degree. All current Humboldt State students who have prior criminal justice system involvement are also eligible to participate in Project Rebound. Below you will find our program requirements. However, for prospective students who don't yet meet the academic requirements for admission to Humboldt State, keep in mind that the Project Rebound's motto is: "We don't say 'no', we say 'not yet," and we advise and mentor those students on what they can do to become eligible.  We work with students to develop a plan to get to HSU when it makes the most sense.  

HSU Project Rebound Admissions Requirements

Individuals must:

1. Be formerly incarcerated or have prior criminal justice system involvement; on or off parole or probation.

2. Be living or paroling to greater Humboldt area.

3. Possess the ability and commitment to perform college level work.

4. Be motivated to succeed and benefit from a college education
maintain satisfactory progress towards a degree, balancing academics, work, family, etc.

5. Submit a Project Rebound Interest Form, an admission application, and a financial aid application.