Important Deadlines


Applications Accepted:

October 1- December 15, 2021

  1. Activate your Chico State Portal account(opens in new window). Check the Student Center (within your portal) regularly to view your to-do list, track your admission status, and access important dates and deadlines.
  2. Check your Wildcat e-mail regularly! Email is the primary form of communication for the Office of Admissions.
  3. Send any CAASPP EAP, AP, IB, or SAT Subject test results to meet Early Start exemptions or subject requirements.  
  4. Notify us of any changes to your application including  changes to your class schedule, D or F grades, address changes, email or phone numbers, and changes to your major. Submit the  Applicant Change Form (PDF) or call us at 800-542-4426 or 530-898-6321.
  5. View our Next Steps (PDF) for important dates and deadlines.
  6. Please do not send high school transcripts unless requested specifically by our office or using for test scores.

Denial Appeals

If you feel there is new, serious, and compelling information that might affect our decision, you may submit an appeal. You have 15 business days from the date you receive your deny letter in the mail to submit a letter of appeal to the Appeal Committee. The committee must see a demonstrated need to repeal the denial decision based on the new information being submitted. To submit an appeal, download the Admissions Appeal Coversheet (PDF) and complete as directed. You are entitled to one appeal per academic term.