Choose Chico!

If you are admitted, you are invited to attend Choose Chico! Saturday, April 4, 2020. This exclusive event offers admitted students and their guests an opportunity to experience why we think Chico State is the place for you! Activities for the day include:

  • Official Welcome
  • Academic showcases to learn about your major and meet faculty
  • Tour the campus and residence halls, plus receive housing information
  • Meet with student support representatives, including the Summer Orientation Program, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Honors, Athletics, future Career Placement, and Student Life and Leadership. 
  • For Spanish speakers: Para más información en español, haz clic aquí (PDF)


The Office of Admissions will email admitted students a personal registration link for the event in February 2020. Be sure to activate your Chico State Portal and watch your Chico State email for your invitation. 

Where to Park

Parking on campus is free on Saturdays and does not require a permit, so you are welcome to park in any of our campus parking lots. Alternate parking includes street and/or free metered parking around the perimeter of campus in the downtown area.

Where to Stay

Consider searching for a place to stay on any of the many online vacation rental search engines, or use this link to hotels in Butte County: Local Accommodations.

Accessibility Accommodations

Accessibility accommodations will be provided upon request for people with disabilities, provided the request is made at least seven days prior to the event.