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Sign up for a lifetime membership and receive a 2012 grad T-shirt and portfolio commemorating the 125th anniversary of Chico State. Right now is the best time to take advantage of all the Chico State Alumni Association has to offer. Special grad rates can save you up to $300 on membership!

Students, parents and alumni are invited to attend. Bring any questions you may have about the college transition and other issues.

We invite alumni, new students, returning students and parents to attend our Chico State Ready, Set, Chico! events. New students and parents can ask questions regarding the transition to college life at Chico State; returning students and alumni offer advise, insight and suggestions of things not to be missed in Chico.

Ready, Set, Chico! events are well worth attending. Please RSVP to or call 530.898.6472. Please let us know which event you will attend, and the number of people in your party.

Friday, August 3
Coachella Valley
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: To Be Announced

Monday, August 6
Los Angeles
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Vinny's Pizza;

Tuesday, August 7
Orange County/Irvine
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Heritage Park: Group picnic area, 14301 Yale Ave, Irvine, CA 92604

Wednesday, August 8
San Diego
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Woodstock's Pizza: 6145 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115

Thursday, August 9
Citrus Heights/Northern Sacramento Area
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rusch Park: 7801 Auburn Boulevard, Citrus Heights, 95610

Friday, August 10
Elk Grove/Southern Sacramento Area
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Morse Park: Bellaterra Dr & Fire Poppy Dr, Elk Grove, CA 95624

Monday, August 13
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Paradise Beach Park; Picnic Area 1

Tuesday, August 14
Redwood City
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Red Morton Park; picnic area #4

Wednesday, August 15
San Jose
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Almaden Lake Park; west entrance parking area

Thursday, August 16
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Oak Hill Park; group picnic area

Alumni Day with the SF Giants

Sunday, July 29, 2012 - Watch the Giants vs. Dodgers at AT&T Park.

Join Chico State alumni at AT&T Park in parking lot D for a pre-game tailgate at 11:30 a.m. The Giants take on the Dodgers starting at 1:05 p.m. Tickets are available online and cost $50 before June 1, $55 after June 1. Price includes view reserved seat, food and beverage at the tailgate, as well as special T-shirt commemorating 125 years since Chico State was founded. For questions contact the alumni office at 530-898-6472 or email These sell out quickly so purchase in advance.

Commencement Schedule for 2012

Ceremonies begin promptly at 9 a.m. in University Stadium

Saturday, May 19, 2012

  • Agriculture
  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management
Sunday, May 20, 2012
  • Communication and Education (including Liberal Studies)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Natural Sciences
View the Special Celebrations 2012 Schedule

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