Campus Response to COVID-19: Update
HSSU is continuing to assess the coronavirus impact to the university community.
For up-to-date information about the university's response plans, please go to http://www.hssu.edu/c19.
Download the Spring 2021 Return-to-Campus Plan here.
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WELCOME TO HORNET NATION
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FOR THE SPRING 2021 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
Commencement begins on May 8, 2021 at 10 am. The Harris-Stowe State University faculty, staff, and administration salute our graduates for their hard work and dedication. Go Hornets!
HSSU: The Right Choice
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HSSU offers programs designed to give our students a competitive edge in an ever-expanding global market. To learn more about how we create work-ready graduates, contact the HSSU Office of Admissions.
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HSSU by the Numbers
13:1
Student-to-faculty Ratio
210
Cost per credit hour
15
Number of countries represented in our student population
59
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Campus News
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Harris-Stowe State University names new Chief of Staff
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Summer sessions at Harris-Stowe help returning & transfer students achieve an affordable degree
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A Message from the President Regarding the Derek Chauvin Verdict
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Accelerated coding bootcamp now available through Claim Academy and Harris-Stowe State University partnership
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Commencement Preview: Harris-Stowe State’s University 2021 Spring Commencement will take place in-person & outdoors Saturday, May 8 at 10AM
Hornet Nation 360
Visit the campus via our virtual tour, then schedule an in-person visit.
VIEW FROM THE AMPHITHEATRE ON THE QUAD
Located in the heart of the campus, the amphitheatre is a great location for student events, performances, and just relaxing with friends.

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Hornet Nation Athletics
Go to https://www.hornetsathletics.com to learn more about our gifted athlete/scholars and how you can become a part of our programs.

Where You'll Find HSSU Graduates
HSSU graduates are recruited to major corporations and graduate schools seeking inviduals with strong problem-solving abilities and real-world skills.
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What We Do
Harris-Stowe State University provides educational opportunities for individuals seeking a rich and engaging academic experience. We offer programs designed to nurture intellectual curiosity and build authentic skills that prepare our students for success in a diverse society.
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FOUNDED IN 1857
Welcome to the 2017 academic year, which marks 160 years of excellence in education!
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Core Values
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Personal Growth
We believe that it is our responsibility to develop an individual’s intellect as well as an awareness of personal accountability for the decisions one makes and the impact of those decisions on others.
Respect
We believe that being respectful of others is what drives successful relationships and that civility is an expectation rightfully held by all campus constituents.
Innovation
We encourage individuals to cultivate new ideas and approaches that improve learning and student, faculty, staff, and alumni experiences.
Diversity
We embrace diversity in all forms and champion the rights of individuals to respectfully share their unique perspectives within our University community.
Excellence
We believe that individuals contribute effectively when they are meeting or exceeding expectations of their community; therefore, we continuously strive to achieve excellence in all University activities.
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A Great Education
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