Campus Tours

Reservations are required; we strongly recommend that you make your tour reservation at least 7 working days in advance, because tours do fill up! You will receive an e-mail confirmation within 24 hours of making your reservation.  If you will need disability related accommodations while visiting our campus, please contact our office at 1-800-542-4426 in advance of your visit.  Campus tours are approximately two hours in length.

Fall 2015 Campus Tours

Guided campus tours will be offered Monday-Saturday at 10:30 am.  Reservations in advance are required.  Please note that University Housing will not be included November 20-21 and December 14-17.

Click on the link below to create your fastPASS page, view the available tour dates, and make your reservation. 

Make your tour reservation online

If you need to cancel or reschedule your reservation, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-542-4426 or

Looking for a premier campus visit?

Join us on Saturday, October 24, 2015, for our fall open house, Chico Preview Day, and discover why so many students choose Chico State and how we can help put you on the path to a four-year degree. In addition to campus and housing tours throughout the day, the information fair with representatives from all academic programs and student services is not to be missed. Register today for this no cost event!

Can't make the guided tour at 10:30 am?

You can experience CSU, Chico yourself by downloading and printing our Self-Guided Tour (pdf), or you can download the Chico State Mobile App on your mobile device, and take a virtual tour on campus or from the comfort of your own home.

Group Tours

Guided group tours over 9 are available to high school and community college groups/programs upon scheduling availability during the academic year. Please call or e-mail Special Tours at 530-898-5955 or for more information.

Where do tours begin?

Check-in and meet your tour guide at the Admissions Office in the Student Services Center (SSC) first floor lobby.  The SSC is on the corner of West Second and Ivy Streets. Check our campus map for detailed locations. Also, see our parking map for recommended parking options.