Campus Tours

Reservations are required; we strongly recommend that you make your tour reservation as far in advance as possible, 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 2016 campus tours

The fall 2016 semester begins August 22, 2016. Guided campus tours are offered Monday-Saturday at 10:30am, with the exception of holidays or holiday weekends. 

Tours include a tour of the Wildcat Recreation Center (the WREC) and brief residence hall presentation.

No residence hall presentations:
August 15 - September 06
November 21 - November 23

Schedule your visit

The dates shown are the available tour dates. To schedule your visit please complete the following items and click "submit."  You will receive an e-mail confirmation within 24 hours.
If you have previously opted out from receiving e-mails from our office, you will not receive your tour confirmation. You may re-subscribe by editing your interest page profile.
We look forward to having you on campus.

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.