New Student Orientation & Transition Programs

Campus Resource Fair

*Zoom Links will be active on Jan. 5th for Virtual Orientation*

Welcome to the campus resource fair! The resource fair is from 12:00pm to 12:45pm during our virtual Orientation session! Explore the campus resources and select their zoom link to join. The password is wildcat (all lowercase) to join unless otherwise stated. Get connected and learn more about how you can get involved!
Orientation Help Desk
Do you have any questions? Need additional support? Click the Zoom link below and an Orientation staff member will help you out! 
Academic Advising Programs
Academic Advising Programs assists students in addressing questions related to General Education, major exploration/declaration, campus policies/procedures, and general University inquiries.
Accessibility Resource Center (ARC)
Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) provides accommodations and services for students with disabilities including medical conditions, mental health disabilities, and learning disabilities.
The Office of Admissions are responsible for processing all applications for incoming students. This department collects transcripts and other documentation students need to verify their admissions eligibility.
Associated Students & First-Year Leadership Opportunity (FLO)
The Associated Students (AS) is a student-led nonprofit auxiliary of CSU, Chico that enriches the quality of campus life through programs, events, and services created by students, for students. The AS is also the largest student employer on Chico States campus.
Career Center
The Career Center staff discuss opportunities that can prepare students for a competitive job market.
Chico State Basic Needs
The mission of Chico State Basic Needs is to improve student success and positively engage the community through the provision of healthy food, emergency grants, financial wellness education, rapid re-housing, public health and wellness programming for students experiencing food insecurity, hunger, disasters, unstable housing, homelessness and poverty.
Cross-Cultural Leadership Center

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center values and respects the richness and understanding that diversity brings. The Center exists to create an environment in which all students, regardless of their ethnicity, culture, or differences, feel respected, connected, and affirmed.

Through a holistic approach of leadership development, cultural awareness, community education, and the creation of a constructive social change, we aspire to create transformational opportunities between and for all people that fosters community engagement.

Dream Center
The Dream Center serves as a student success and resource center for undocumented students and mixed-status families. Join us to learn about services and resources available to undocumented students at Chico State.
Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Please attend our workshop to learn more about financial aid and scholarships. Topics to be covered will include financial aid deadlines, scholarship opportunities, types of aid available, and other resources to help students and families pay for college.
Graduate Studies/Adelante
The Office of Graduate Studies works closely with Adelante Postbaccalaureate Pipeline grant program to provide outreach and mentoring to undergraduates to assist them in exploring and applying to graduate school.
IEGE - Study Abroad & Exchange
Study Abroad & Exchange integrates global opportunities into the academic experience. We believe that every student deserves the opportunity to embark on transformative experiences, whether that may be through a (virtual or in-person) study abroad or study away program. We offer a variety of programs in 200+ locations and 40 different countries, and a plethora of institutions across the U.S.
PATH Scholars (Foster Youth Program)
PATH Scholars is our campus support program that serves students with a foster care and/or unaccompanied homeless as minors background. Only 4% of former foster youth obtain a bachelor's degree. Our program is designed to aid and support students while at Chico State and increase those graduation rates!
Recreational Sports
Recreational Sports is where Chico State Students come to play. Join and Intramural Sports League and compete against other students on-campus or commit to one of our over 20 Sport Clubs and compete against other colleges and universities. Also, you can visit our state of the art Wildcat Gaming Lobby. Whether you are the PC or a console we have the most update games on hand.
Student Financial Services (SFIN)
Representatives from Student Financial Services are available to answer your questions related to tuition and registrations fees, on-campus-housing payments, payment plans, waivers, and due dates. Come learn about your student account and where to find account-related information.
Student Learning Center (SLC)
Student Learning Center provides a variety of free learning support services to Chico State students ranging from tutoring, writing support and study skills workshops for classes across the curriculum.
Student Life and Leadership (SLL)
The Office of Student Life and Leadership (SLL) strives to create an environment in which all students and student organizations are encouraged and aided in the development of positive social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, and leadership programs and activities.
Student Transition and Retention Center (STAR Center)
We are an active study space with low-barrier access to embedded support and resources. Our staff strives to connect students to resources that will help them excel in and outside the classroom. Pursuit of Excellence in academics, leadership, and diversity.
University Housing
University Housing provides a setting for students and staff to actively learn, pursue new opportunities, intentionally connect, personally develop, and advance toward lifelong success. Learn about our different living communities, costs, and dining facilities.
WellCat Counseling Center
The WellCat Counseling Center (WCCC) offers a variety of mental health services. Our services include short-term individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis services.