Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Office of Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment where students, faculty, and staff can succeed and thrive. Together we can foster a climate that acknowledges and celebrates the differences that define who we are.

Chico State Welcomes...

  • People of all races, ethnicities, and nationalities
  • People of all gender identities and expressions
  • People of all religions and spiritualities, and people who are not religious
  • People from all socioeconomic backgrounds
  • People who speak any languages
  • People of all political affiliations
  • People of all immigration status
  • People of all family structures
  • People with diverse abilities
  • People who are veterans
  • People of all body types
  • People of all sexualities
  • People of all ages


Welcome Events

September 5
Jewish Welcome Reception
11 a.m. | Trinity Commons

Re-entry Welcome Receptions
2 p.m. | Selvester's Cafe-by-the-Creek

September 6
Veteran Welcome Reception
2 p.m. | BMU, Room 203

September 6
PATH Scholars Welcome Reception
3:30 p.m. | Selvester's Cafe-by-the-Creek

September 7
Dream Welcome Reception (PDF)
3 p.m. | Selvester's Cafe-by-the-Creek

September 12
Black Welcome Reception
3 p.m. | BMU, Room 203

LGBTQ+ Welcome Reception (PDF)
4 p.m. | Selvester's Cafe-by-the-Creek
(If you need special accommodation to access this document, please contact the Office of Accessible Technology and Services.)

September 13
Asain and Pacific Islander
Welcome Reception
3 p.m. | Selvester's Cafe-by-the-Creek

September 14
Bienvenida: Latinx Welcome Reception (PDF)
3:30 p.m. | BMU Auditorium

September 19
Native American Welcome Reception (PDF)
2 p.m. | Meriam Library 4th Floor

September 24
1st Generation Welcome Reception
Noon | Colusa Hall, Rooms 100A & 100B