UPDATE: Classes suspended until Nov. 26. Campus is safe, closed through Nov. 18. More information...
Orientation & New Student Programs

Welcome to Chico State!

Registration Closed

As you have likely heard, the CSU, Chico campus is closed due to recent fires in the area.& Please be assured that campus is in no danger and will resume normal activities on Monday, November 19.

However, due to air quality issues and in consideration of staff and faculty who are impacted by the fires, Spring Orientation on Friday, November 16 has been cancelled. If you signed up for this event, a full refund will be processed as quickly as possible.

As an alternative, we will send all new students an e-mail with a link to our newly created Online Orientation the week of November 19th. Students are strongly encouraged to complete this free resource prior to registering for spring courses. In the same e-mail we will also send you information regarding additional advising and registration resources.

We are confident that campus will be fully operational and ready to welcome you in January. Please be sure to mark your calendars for Thursday, January 24th from 3-5pm in Colusa Hall for a new Transfer Student Reception. This will be a great opportunity to meet other transfer students, connect with campus resources, engage with faculty and staff and get any last questions answered.

Look forward to seeing you in the spring and welcoming you to the Wildcat family!

You're one of us now.

It is my great pleasure to congratulate you on your Crop image of President Huchensonadmission to Chico State and welcome you to our campus community. You have chosen to join a university where student success is our number one priority. We will support you and your efforts every step of the way. You will find that Chico State leads in scholarship and service in an environment devoted to reason, respect, civility, and community. We are an inclusive community committed to diversity, civic engagement, service, and sustainability. We are counting on your commitment to both your studies and the shared values of our campus and community. We are here to make your transition to Chico State as smooth as possible and to serve as your partner in the Chico Experience!

—President Gayle E. Hutchinson

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