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International Student Services

International Student Services

Temporary Virtual Services

The physical office for the International Student Services is closed until further notice. However, most services are still available via phone or online. CSU, Chico has moved to virtual services until further notice. Don’t worry! Our teams have created convenient virtual ways to help you.

International Admissions

The International Admissions team is still admitting students for fall 2020!

The Fall 2020 bachelor’s degree application deadline has been extended to May 1st. The master’s degree application deadlines remain the same.

We understand that some applicants are having difficulty sending official transcripts and/or test results.  Please contact us if you have any concerns about completing your application.

We look forward welcoming students to campus in August for the start of the fall 2020 semester!

Please contact us by email ( in new window)) if you have any questions.

International Student Services

To keep you informed, your International Student Advisors are sending out daily updates and announcements.  Please check your Wildcat email accounts to stay up-to-date.

We are also offering daily Zoom advising appointments.  Our advising hours are:

Monday – Thursday

7:15—11:45 a.m., 2:15 – 4:15 p.m., & 7:15—9:15 p.m.


*We may be able to accommodate appointments outside of these times.  Send an email request to Tasha Alexander(opens in new window) or Cindy McKay(opens in new window).

We will get through this together.  Stay strong Wildcats!

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The online application is a new system and under-revision.

If you have any difficulty completing the online application, a paper undergraduate application is available upon request.  Please contact for information.

Fall 2020 Application Filing Periods

Bachelor's Degree (Undergraduate)
OCT 1, 2019 to APR 1, 2020  Extended to MAY 1, 2020

Master's Degree (Graduate)
OCT 1, 2019 to MAR 1, 2020

Want to Learn More?

Please complete an inquiry form and our office will contact you with information based on your interests.

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