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University Housing

Move In Day

Parking/Unloading Areas

Unloading Zones:

Due to the high traffic times, one passenger has to be with the vehicle at all time.

Cars are limited to 10 minutes for unloading.

Use Legion Avenue for unloading for Whitney, Sutter, Shasta, and Lassen halls. 

Use Lot B for unloading at Mechoopda, Esken, and Konkow halls.

University Village you can unload anywhere in the gated community. See the University Village Building Map (PDF).

Parking Zone:

University Village students and guests may park within the gated community. Non-residents must move vehicles after move-in day.

Parking is available at the following locations along the south edge of the campus:

Where do I get my keys?

All residents excluding University Village residents will pick up your keys in the B lot parking lot

University Village residents will pick up their room key at The University Village Hub


Volunteers will assist you with carts on Move-In Day. Each Volunteer only has one cart so please be aware that you may have to carry some of your items individually up the stairways. We recommend bringing a handcart or moving dolly if you have one.

 Students Moving-in with family.

Wildcat Card

If you have lost your Wildcat Card you can receive a new one at the ITSS booth until 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday.

Your Wildcat Card will give you access to your residence hall.

You will need your Wildcat Card in order to eat at Sutter Dining.

Where Can I Eat

Lunch will be available at the Sutter Dining Hall on Move-In day. The hours are noon - 3 p.m., for residents and their guests. Residents will pay with one meal swipe while guests will be able to eat at the dining hall for $5 per person.

Hot dogs will be available at the University Village Hub on Move-In day for University Village residents and their guests.

Consider one of the more than 50 eateries in adjacent downtown.  Visit the Downtown Chico web site for a listing of restaurants.


Due to COVID-19, no guest will be allowed in the residence halls this Fall.  However, for move in you are permitted ot have one person assist you.

Trouble with my Room

If there is something wrong with your room create a service request in Resident Center.

WiFi Set up

To set up WiFi for your mobile and laptop devices follow the ITSS steps for setting up. You can also visit the ITSS Booth at the lobby of your Residence Hall. 

For X-Box and PlayStation log on to the 'csuchico' WiFi.

Bike Registration 

Register your bike with the City of Chico.  We highly recommend doing this.  When selecting a bicycle lock, we recommend one which can secure both the frame and wheels.

Move In Days are August 17 through August 20, 2020 and will be based on sign up time slots.

More move in details (including time slot sign ups, directions, parking, etc.) will be emailed in early August.