Grad School Fair

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Grad School Fair
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bell Memorial Union Auditorium (BMU)
California State University, Chico

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Registration is open through September 6, 2019 (or until fair capacity is reached).
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Grad School Representatives:
Thank you for your interest in networking and recruiting some of the West’s most qualified students!  We are excited you will attend and provide our students with information about your school, admissions policies and procedures, financial aid opportunities, and other pertinent information.

Registration fee: $200
  • Six foot table and two chairs
  • Free parking and shuttle for the day
  • Morning refreshments
  • Lunch vouchers for use at the Campus Marketplace in the BMU
  • Guest password for wireless internet access
Up to three representatives allowed per table. If additional tables are needed, please call 530-898-5253.

Payment Information:
Payment can be made by check, credit card (Visa or MasterCard), purchase order or cash. Please include a printout of your invoice if you are sending your payment via check.  Make checks payable to CSU, Chico Career Center - Grad School Fair, and mail to 400 West First Street, Chico, CA 95929-0700. If you would like to pay by credit card, you may pay by logging into your Handshake account or via the link on your invoice. If you have questions about your payment, please call 530-898-5253. Payments will be accepted without penalty through the day of the event.

Address: 2000 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926
Parking lot is between the Chico Nut building and Matador Motel at the corner of Esplanade and East 10th Avenues. A free shuttle will be provided for the 5-7 minute drive to campus. Staff and volunteers will assist you with loading and unloading materials on the shuttle. A permit will be issued by staff at the parking lot.

Arrival - we recommend that you plan to arrive between 8:15 and 9:00 a.m. We encourage you to arrive early as table placement is “first-come, first-choice."
Departure - the parking shuttle will begin running at 2 p.m. The last shuttle will leave the BMU Auditorium at 2:45 p.m. We ask that you do not pack and leave the auditorium until the fair closes at 2 p.m.

What to bring:
• Program information, tablecloth and display items.  Tables are 6 x 2 feet. Table-top displays are fine.
• Long extension cords if you need access to an electrical outlet.
• Up to three representatives per table.

Shipping Information:
Materials may be shipped to campus at the following address:

Grad School Fair
California State University, Chico
Career Center, Student Services Center 270
940 West First Street
Chico, CA  95929-0700

Materials will be stored in the Career Center and delivered to the Bell Memorial Union (BMU) Auditorium the day of the fair. If you would like to ship materials back to your office, please bring shipping labels for returns via UPS or FedEx. Prepared boxes will be picked up after the fair and sent the next day.

Cancellation policy:
Please email Lora Ferguson at to cancel. No refunds after Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

If you have questions, please call the Career Center at 530-898-5253 or email us at

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