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California State University, Chico is reviewed and accredited by:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
American Chemical Society
American Council for Construction Education
American Dietetic Association
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Computer Science Accreditation Board, Inc.
Council on Social Work Education
National Academy of Early Childhood Programs
National Association of Industrial Technology
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Music
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
National League for Nursing
National Recreation and Park Association
   Council on Accreditation
State of California Board of Registered Nursing
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Faculty, students, and others who are interested may review the above accreditation documents which are maintained in the Office of the Provost. The WASC accreditation report is available on the Chico Web. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges may be reached at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 90501 (510-748-9001).

Changes In Rules And Policies

Although every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information in this catalog, students and others who use this catalog should note that laws, rules, and policies change from time to time and that these changes may alter the information contained in this publication. Changes may come in the form of statutes enacted by the legislature, rules and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees of the California State University, by the Chancellor or designee of the California State University, or by the President or designee of the campus. It is not possible in a publication of this size to include all of the rules, policies, and other information that pertain to students, the institution, and the California State University. More current or complete information may be obtained from the appropriate Department, School, College, or administrative office.

Nothing in this catalog shall be construed, operate as, or have the effect of an abridgement or a limitation of any rights, powers, or privileges of the Board of Trustees of the California State University, the Chancellor of the California State University, or the President of the campus. The Trustees, the Chancellor, and the President are authorized by law to adopt, amend, or repeal rules and policies which apply to students. This catalog does not constitute a contract or the terms and conditions of a contract between the student and the institution or the California State University. The relationship of the student to the institution is one governed by statute, rules, and policy adopted by the legislature, the Trustees, the Chancellor, the President, and their duly authorized designees.