You likely have a cell phone. But just in case you need an upgrade, there are all sorts of carriers in Chico, including T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and others accessible in local shopping areas.
But, do not let the cell phone make you forget people around you!
Please provide the NSE Coordinator with your contact information.
Directory assistance in the 530 area code region is available by dialing 411. There is a charge for the service. For directory assistance in other regions of the US dial (area code) 555-1212.
You may know this already but just in case, do not forget that the Telephone Directory has plenty of practical information including Disabled Services, Emergency, Gas and Electric Safety Guide, First Aid, Earthquake and more. Refer to section A and B at the beginning of the directory.