Choose Chico

Saturday, April 6, 2024

If you're admitted, you're invited! Join us for Choose Chico, our special campus event for admitted students and their families and friends. Invitations to register will be sent to your Chico State email address. 

Event Details

Check in begins at 8:30 a.m., and the event will be held 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The day will include opportunities to connect with faculty from your major, connect with other incoming Wildcats, and discover the services and support offered at Chico State. You won't want to miss it! Check out our event program (PDF) for more details. 


There are a number of places to stay in Chico and Butte County that are convenient to campus. The Explore Butte County lodgings site is a great place to start looking. 

What to Expect

Students answering questions at a campus panel
Campus Welcome

Kick-off the day with a welcome to campus and learn more about our student-centered community.

Student performing a demonstration using equipment in a lab.
Academic Showcases

Learn more about our academic programs and meet with faculty from your major! Locations for each showcase can be found inside your event program.

Students and guests walking through campus on a guided tour.
Tours and Open Houses

Explore campus, the Wildcat Recreation Center, the Meriam Library, University Housing, and more! 

Clubtacular - Chico State's outdoor student involvement fair
Student Life and Student Services Fairs

Explore student organizations and support services for Wildcats. 

Two students embracing and smiling at a Cross Cultural Leadership Center event.
Meet-Up Activities

Establish your community at Chico State and connect with other students who have decided to Choose Chico! 

Willie the Wildcat Chooses Chico
Information in Spanish

Review the event program for the activities called Sesión en Español (Session for Spanish Speakers) and Ayuda Financiera y Becas. Bilingual staff are available to answer your questions!