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Pre-Departure Information

All admitted students are mailed an admission packet. Your packet will be mailed approximately one week from the admission notification e-mail. Please check your Chico State e-mail regularly and confirm your preferred mailing method promptly. The admission packet contains the following information:

1)  Welcome Booklet - provides very important information regarding obtaining your visa, housing, class registration, and more

2)  Admission Letter

3)  I-20 or Transfer Eligibility Form (for students in the U.S. only)

4)  Information Regarding Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) Testing (for undergraduate students only)

5)  International Student Health Certificate

6)  Arrival Form - Used for pick-up assistance at the Chico Airport, bus, or train station and to reserve temporary housing (temporary housing is only available for fall semester admits). Please return when your travel palns are finalized. 

If you have questions about any of these items, or did not receive them in your admission packet, please e-mail us at