Prospective Students to Preview CSU, Chico Campus on Oct. 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 10-05-2007

Kathleen McPartland
Public Affairs
530-898-4260
Wendy Needels
Admissions
530-898-4661

Chico Preview Day, California State University, Chico will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 am to 3 pm, beginning in the Bell Memorial Union. The fall open house gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to visit the campus and talk directly with faculty and service program personnel.

All academic programs and service offices will have representatives at the information fair. Academic departments will have faculty available to talk to students about majors and programs. Representatives from student support services, including the Educational Opportunity Program, Student Health Service, Athletics, Student Activities, Advising, and Career Planning and Placement, will be on hand.

Families interested in information about housing will be able to tour a residence hall. Financial aid experts will be available to provide information about financing education and available scholarships.

“Chico Preview Day is designed to help prospective students and their families get acquainted with the tremendous academic opportunities here at Chico State,” said Wendy Needels, assistant director of Admissions and event coordinator. “Students who attend this event really get a chance to see what Chico State is all about—a beautiful campus, friendly and helpful staff, accessible faculty and abundant opportunities to get involved in service and leadership opportunities. They see why so many students decide that choosing CSU, Chico is one of the best decisions they could make.”

The day begins with a welcome from CSU, Chico President Paul Zingg at 9:30 am in Laxson Auditorium. Prospective students and families can then take a tour, visit with department representatives or attend a financial aid workshop.

Information on activities for the day or parking instructions can be found online at http://www.csuchico.edu/admissions, by calling the Office of Admissions at 530-898-6322 or 1-800-542-4426 or by e-mailing Info@csuchico.edu.

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