Tours, Appointments, and Virtual Experiences

An in-person or virtual campus visit is a great way to see what awaits you on campus.

Wildcat Experience
The Wildcat Experience includes a campus tour and the chance to learn more about student life at Chico State. All future First-Time in College applicants are welcome! Register for sessions on Monday June 3 or Monday July 15.
Transfer Takeover
Are you a future transfer applicant? Join us Monday, June 17 or Monday, July 22 at the Transfer Takeover to learn more about opportunities for transfer students at Chico State before the Spring 2025 application opens.

Register for a Tour

Schedule an In-Person or Virtual Appointment

530-898-6322 or

An appointment with an Admissions Counselor can answer questions about your application, admission eligibility or transfer options. We are also prepared to share information with you about Chico State’s affordability, accessibility, student-centered community and experiential learning.

When scheduling an appointment, keep in mind that weekday campus tours are 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., so if you time your appointment right you can join a campus tour before or after your appointment with a counselor.

Interactive experiences

Downtown Chico farmers market

Our curated Flickr photo albums from our award winning staff photographers show off our stunning community

Trinity Tower rises out of the tree canopy.

360 degree photos show off our scenic campus, while you listen to a tour guide.

Student walk through campus at dusk among the colorful foliage.

Explore Chico State at your convenience. Visit and use your phone to take a walking tour on our interactive map that leads you through the campus core.

Experience community

A student walk along a sunlit campus path while passing by two redwood trees.
"I was looking at several universities but Chico State stayed at the top of my list. It is close to my hometown, gave me that personal attention, and provided me the college experience I was looking for in a quality university."

Kelsea KennedyKelsea Kennedy, Liberal Studies ('19)

Contact Undergraduate Admissions: Call us Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., to talk directly to an admissions expert. Or use live chat during our open hours. No automated voice messages—we promise!


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