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HACU Conference Award

  HACU banner depicting the current dates and location of the HACU Conference for the year 2022-2023

We encourage you to apply to the HACU Conference Award. This year's award covers travel, meals, conference registration and professional development activities

2019 CSUSB HACU Team

The HACU Annual Conference is a three-day conference, where participants may secure internships and full-time employment as they network with hundreds of students and potential employers.

The application period for 2022 has since past. Notification about selections will be sent out later in May.

The online application takes approximately 5 minutes and must be completed from start to finish. You are not able to save and continue at a later time. Please have your resume ready for upload.

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Full-time student during Fall 2022 at CSUSB (undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students eligible)
  • If you have received a HACU Conference Award in 2021, you are still eligible. If you have attended HACU Conference prior to 2020, you are not eligible


Q: Are international students eligible?

A: Yes


Q: What is the HACU Conference?

A: The HACU Conference is a three-day conference, where students will attend workshops, a career/grad school fair, employer info sessions, luncheons, dinners, networking activities and more.  Students are encouraged to make the most of the experience by connecting with others and applying for various opportunities such as internships, jobs, and graduate programs. 


Q: What does the conference award cover?

A: This year's award covers travel, meals, conference registration, and professional development activities.


Q: Do you need to be Hispanic/Latinx to be selected?

A: No, all full-time students with at least a 2.5 GPA will be considered. (undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students eligible)


Q: Do I need to be enrolled full-time?

A: Yes, you must be a full-time student during the fall 2022 semester in order to qualify. undergraduates: minimum 12 units, grad students: minimum 6 units


Q: What if I was selected to attend HACU in the past?

A: If you attended HACU Virtual Conference in 2020 or 2021, you are still eligible to apply for the 2022 in-person conference.

( if you attended HACU prior to 2020, you are not eligible to be selected again)  


Q: What if I have class during the conference?

A: If you have class during the three-day conference, contact your faculty prior to the conference, to make up any responsibilities.


Q: How can I find out what schools will be attending the conference 

A: You can find a list of schools and employers who will be attending the Fall 2022 conference on the official HACU website ( ( Updated Fall 2022 Conference list available August 2022)


Q: How Many Students will be selected?

A: We will be selecting 70-80 students for the Fall 2022 Conference



For assistance with any of the required materials for this application, schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor using MyCoyote-Advising Tools-Navigate.