Choose Chico!

You are invited to attend Choose Chico! Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. This premier open house offers admitted students and their guests an opportunity to experience why we think Chico State is the place for you! Activities for the day include:

  • Official President’s Welcome
  • Meet with academic department representatives and learn about your major
  • Tour the campus and residence halls, plus receive housing information
  • Meet with student support representatives, including Student Activities, Academic Advising, Career Placement, Financial Aid & Scholarship, Housing, Honors, and Admissions
  • Visit our Student Involvement Fair
  • For Spanish speakers: Para más información en español, haz clic aquí (PDF)
  • Check back here in late March for a copy of the complete event brochure


Please register online by April 3 by clicking on the button below. In order to register, you will need to have your portal account login information. If you have not authenticated your portal account, you will need to begin the process at the IT Support Services website and have your Chico State ID number ready. Your ID number can be found in your offer of admission packet or by contacting the Office of Admissions directly.


Where to Begin?

Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. Please bring a printed copy of your Confirmation Page with you (printed at the time of registration or copy that will be emailed to you prior to the event). Check-in tables will be located near the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).

Printable Campus Map (PDF)

Getting to Chico

Where to Park?

We do not require a parking permit for this day, so you are welcome to park in any of our campus parking lots (PDF). Alternate parking includes street and/or free metered parking around the perimeter of campus in the downtown area.

Where to Stay?

Accessibility Accommodations:

Accessibility accommodations will be provided upon request for people with disabilities, provided the request is made at least seven days prior to the event.


If you have any questions about this event please email or call the Office of Admissions at 1-800-542-4426.

If you have already registered, but still need to purchase your Sutter Dining Brunch tickets, please visit Tickets are $10/person, credit card only. Tickets are nonrefundable. Payment receipt required at the door for proof of purchase. For questions about Sutter Dining Bruch, please contact Corinne Knapp at