Submit Your Intent-to-Enroll

Spring admits: Declare yourself a Wildcat by November 15

Fall admits: Declare yourself a Wildcat by May 1

Accept your offer of admission through the Student Center in your Chico State Portal. Activate your Student Portal Today!

Step 1: Activate Your Student Portal 

Step 3: Accept Your Admission Offer

Enrollment Confirmation Deposit Exceptions

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 are exempt from paying this deposit for the upcoming term 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.

Useful tutorial: How to Setup Email Forwarding(opens in new window)

Step 4: 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 5: Submit Your Final Transcripts

Submit final official transcripts postmarked no later than July 15, 2022.

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 fall semester grades.