Humboldt State University

Child Development Lab

Child Development Laboratory

1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521    |    Phone: 707.826.3475   |    Alternate Phone: 707.826.3471    |    Fax: 707.826.4270    |

The Child Development Lab (CDL) at Humboldt State University has openings for 2022-2023.


Serving a community for more than half a century with promoting diversity, and equity, our preschool program offers inclusive learning experiences for children and families in Humboldt County. Openings are for children (2 years and 9 months up to 5 years in age). We are currently full, but you have questions about our program and future enrollment, please contact us at or 707-826-3475. Please see the Enrollment Page for more information.


Please click the links below to learn more about the CDL and the HSU policy.

The CDL: 50 Years of Excellence

Humboldt NOW (Jan. 21. 2022). Renovations Underway on New University Children’s Center, Child Dev. Lab

HSU COVID-19 Update and Action


California License Number 121303248

NAEYC Number 292353