Alumni, Parents, & Friends

Whether you are an alumni, parent, or friend of the College, we know that your gifts to the College of Natural Sciences provide us the opportunity to offer the highest quality education for our students. We have high placement rates for our graduating biologists, chemists, environmental scientists, geologists, mathematicians, nurses, nutritionists, physicists, and statisticians.

Our graduates are very important to us, so please write to us often and tell us about yourself. We hope to post some of our alumni stories on the College website. Your story just might be the one to inspire a current student. Send your story to in the Advancement Office to Katherine Suhay Pickard.

Also, it only takes a few minutes to complete the alumni update form. By completing this form, we can stay in touch with you, and you will continue to receive news and information on special events from the University's Alumni and Parent Office.

Kindest regards,
Fraka Harmsen , Ph.D., Dean

Giving to the College

The number of ways to give to the College of Natural Sciences are unlimited. Your gift -- large or small -- is essential in providing the highest quality education we can to our students. Learn about the many benefits of giving to the college.

Alumni Association

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Distinguished Alumni

Each year the College of Natural Sciences, together with the University, recognizes one of its outstanding alumni. These individuals serve as role models for students of today by highlighting how the California State University, Chico experience has made a difference in their lives.

Stay Connected

Stay connected with the college and other alums. Keep your information updated to receive newsletters, flyers, and event notification from your college or department.

Announcements & Events Calendar

Be informed about what's happening in the College of Natural Sciences. This calendar provides exciting on-and-off campus events for every areas of study in the College of Natural Sciences.