Campus Tours

Reservations are required; we strongly recommend that you make your tour reservation at least five-seven 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 last approximately two hours in length.

Spring 2014 Campus Tours

Tours will be offered at 10:30am Monday - Saturday throughout the semester. Due to the increase of visitors during spring breaks, we will offer multiple tour times on those dates. University Housing will not be included on the following dates: May 12-15.

Note: ALL campus tours through April 25th are full, so please be prepared to choose another date.

Summer 2014 Campus Tours

Summer tour dates are now available to reserve.  Our campus operates on a 4/10 work schedule over the summer; therefore campus tours are offered Monday - Thursday and Saturday's at 10:30am.  University Housing will not be included August 18-21, due to move-in.  The fall 2014 semester begins on August 25th.


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

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. We are happy to offer a self-guided walking tour handout to middle school groups or any other group we may not be able to accommodate. Admission materials will be available to all. 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.