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.

Fall 2014 Campus Tours

Guided campus tours will be offered Monday - Saturday at 10:30am throughout the fall 2014 semester, with the exception of any holiday's or holiday weekends. University Housing will not be included December 15-18, but you can view vitrual tours on their website.

Winter 2015 & Spring 2015 Campus Tours

Guided campus tours will be offered throughout our winter break January 5th-10th and 12th-16th at 10:30am.  We will not offer a tour on Saturday, January 17th or Monday, January 19th, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The spring 2015 semester begins on January 20th.  Spring 2015 tours will be offered Monday-Saturday at 10:30am. Throughout the weeks when CA high schools are on spring break, we offer multiple tours each weekday. University Housing will not be included January 20-31 or May 11-16.

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. 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.