Traditions

Visit the 125th website

Part of belonging to a university is knowing and appreciating its unique history, symbols, images, songs, and other traditions. As a member of California State University, Chico's student body, alumni, staff, faculty, or as a University friend, you are part of a long and rich history, now 125 years, with many stories and traditions we are proud of.

Tehama Hall

Completed in 1992, Tehama Hall was built at the same time as the O'Connell Technology Center. Both buildings use the same type of brick exterior. Designed by Natch and Lewis Architects of Sacramento, the building is over 90,000 square feet. The facility was named for Tehama County. Numerous departments are housed in Tehama Hall, including Business, Communications, Journalism, and Recreation and Parks Management.

Tehama Hall