Accept Admissions Offer

Once you have Checked Your Status and have been accepted into Chico State, it's important that you accept your offer and pay a enrollment confirmation deposit. This is called submitting your intent to enroll.

  • Spring deadline: November 15
  • Fall deadline: May 1

How to Accept Your Admissions Offer

Deposit Exceptions and Student Email

Students who qualify for one of the following exceptions will not be prompted to pay the non-refundable $200 enrollment confirmation deposit when submitting their intent to enroll.

You do not have to pay an enrollment deposit if you:

  • received an application fee waiver at the time of application
  • received an expected family contribution (EFC) of $5,200 or less on the State or Federal Student Aid Report
  • are admitted to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
  • applied to the nursing program as an upper-division transfer student
  • are a veteran of the armed services
  • are a Chico State employee in the career development program
  • are an international student

Wildcat Gmail Account

Following activation, you will be assigned a Wildcat Gmail account.

Official notifications from the University related to enrollment, academic status, fees, holds, and financial aid will be sent to your Wildcat email only, and will not be sent to your personal email address unless you set up email forwarding within Gmail.

Next Steps

Complete Your Eligibility Requirements

All offers of admission are conditional until all admission requirements are complete. 

Submit Your Final Transcripts

Mail Transcripts to Address:
Office of Admissions
CSU, Chico
400 W. First Street
Chico CA 95929-0722

Transcript Requirements

  • First-Time Students - transcripts must include high school graduation date.
  • Transfer Students - transcripts must include fall semester grades.