COVID-19
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Emergency Alerts and Updates

Emergency Alerts and Updates

Recent Incidents

North Complex Fire

The North Complex Fire (formerly the Bear Fire) is threatening Oroville, Concow, Berry Creek, and other foothill communities. Campus is safe, and there are no evacuation orders in Chico.

COVID-19 News & Information

The University continues to plan for and respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic’s impact on our campus and community.


Chico State Alerts

Ensure you receive emergency notifications from the University situations by signing up for Chico State Alerts for students, faculty, and staff.

Students are automatically signed up for Chico State Alerts using the emergency notification information they enter during registration. Faculty and staff must sign up via this site. If you have not yet provided emergency contact information or need to update your phone number or email, please use the sign-up link. Your contact information is kept confidential.

Sign up for Chico State Alerts

The system will contact you in three ways, based on the information you provide:
  • Call to home, office, or mobile phone number
  • Text messages (SMS) to mobile device
  • E-mails to an address you specify

Chico State Alerts are sent only for very serious incidents and dangerous situations that would jeopardize the health and safety of the campus community.

Local/Regional Emergency Notifications

Both the city of Chico and Butte County use Code RED for emergency alerts to help you prepare for emergencies, be informed, and receive local alerts. These are sent to alert Chico and Butte County residents in the event of an emergency.

Sign up for these alerts by visiting the county's Code RED website.