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Humboldt State University becomes Cal Poly, Humboldt

Patrick Garcia / CalMatters
Humboldt State University Dorms, Canyon Apartments on July 18, 2021.

The California State University system now has a third Cal Poly.

Cal State trustees on Wednesday approved a new designation for Humboldt State University.

The school will now be formally named California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt, and will be known as Cal Poly Humboldt.

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It’s the system’s first polytechnic university in Northern California.

The others are Cal Poly San Luis Obispo on the Central Coast and Cal Poly Pomona in Southern California.