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Submit Your Intent-to-Enroll

Declare yourself a Wildcat! Accept your offer of admission through the Student Center in your Chico State Portal.

Step 1: Accept Admission Offer Within the Student Portal

Deadline: June 1

Intent to Enroll Instructions - printable format

Get your Wildcat ID Number from the Next Steps page in your Admissions acceptance packet.

Activate New Student Account & Accept Offer

Go to the Chico State Portal.

From the portal landing page, click on "New Student Account"
Click New Student Account.

Enter your ID Number and Birth Day, then click Submit.
Submit ID number & birth date.

Accept Our Offer: After activating your student Portal Account, submit your decision using the Accept/Decline link at the bottom of the page.

software screenshot, account center, Admissions section, Accept or Decline in bottom right

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.

Useful tutorial: How to Setup Email Forwarding


Step 2: Complete Your Eligibility Requirements

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

For First-Time Students

Review first-time student admission requirements on our freshman admission requirements page. 

For Transfer Students

Review transfer admission requirements on our transfer admission requirements page. 


Step 3: Submit Your Final Transcripts

Submit final official transcripts postmarked no later than July 15, 2020.

Mail Transcripts to Address:

Office of Admissions

CSU, Chico

400 W. First Street

Chico CA 95929-0722

For First-Time Students

Transcripts must include high school graduation date.

For Transfer Students

Transcripts must include spring semester grades.