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Academic Advising Programs
Helps with choosing a major, meeting General Education and other graduation requirements, ways to avoid (or recover from) academic notice, and more. |  530-898-5712
Student Services Center 220

Accessibility Resource Center
Assists students with temporary or permanent disabilities in understanding the campus services available to them, including transportation, testing, peer note-taking, and other course accommodations. |  530-898-5959
Student Services Center, Room 170

Adelante Pipeline Program
Supports Latinx and low-income students to prepare for and be successful in graduate school and other post-college educational opportunities. |  530-898-3205
Student Services Center, Room 460

Adventure Outings
Adventure Outings (AO) enhances the California State University, Chico community through student-powered outdoor recreation. Adventure Outings offers 60+ outdoor adventure trips annually, Wildcat Wilderness Orientation for incoming Chico State students, special events, equipment rentals, bicycle repair cart, an indoor climbing and bouldering gym, and a backcountry yurt. |  530-898-4011
Inside the WREC (just past the swimming pool and MAC court)

Alumni Association
Stay connected with the University after graduation and benefit from being a part of the Chico State network. Talk with mentors about careers, resumes, and interviews or attend an alumni event. | 530-898-6472
Sapp Hall

Associated Students
Enriches the quality of student life through student governance, Bell Memorial Union (BMU) facilities, and a broad spectrum of programs and services. |  530-898-6411
Bell Memorial Union 218

Basic Needs and Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry
Services to address food and housing insecurity, including pantry with food and hygiene items, rapid-rehousing and emergency housing assistance, CalFresh application support, and financial wellness and literacy programs. |  530-898-4098
Student Services Center, Room 196

Blue Light Phones
More than 40 Emergency Blue Light Phones are located at exterior locations through campus and automatically call 9-1-1 and connect with University Police when the button is pushed.
Parking Structure II, Room 101, Corner of W. 2nd & Chestnut St.

Cal Fresh Outreach
CalFresh (food stamps) makes it easier to get healthy food. The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget to put healthy and nutritious food on the table. The program issues monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores. |  530-898-4098
Student Services Center, Room 196

Campus Assessment Response and Evaluation (CARE) Team
At-risk behavioral assessment and support team, focused on early intervention, as well as threat assessment. |  530-898-5093
400 W. First St.

Campus Connection
A free shuttle service provided by the University Police Department offers as an alternative to walking on campus at night. Riders must wait at a designated stop along the route to be picked up and will be dropped off at designated stops.
Parking Structure II, Room 101, Corner of W. 2nd & Chestnut St.

Campus Regulations
Review campus laws about bikes, weapons, alcohol, tobacco and marijuana.
Parking Structure II, Room 101, Corner of W. 2nd & Chestnut St.

Career Center & Student Employment
Provides assistance with a variety of tasks including resume reviews, questions about interviews/salary negotiation, and resources for your graduate school, internship, or job search. |  530-898-5253
Student Services Center, Room 270

Center for Bilingual/Multicultural Studies
Prepares future teachers to serve culturally diverse students. |  530-898-4026
Tehama Hall, Room 208

Chico State Alerts
The University’s emergency alert system will send text, email, and phone messages in the case of dangerous situations and other critical incidents. Be sure your information is comprehensive and up to date.

Chico STEM Connections Collaborative (CSC2)
Supports Hispanic, first-generation college, or low-income students majoring in engineering, computer science, construction management, natural sciences, and agriculture with research opportunities and other support (eligibility restrictions apply). |  530-898-4017
O’Connell, Room 114

College Success Centers
These centers help you understand major and minor requirements in your academic college and provide resources specific to your educational path. Get major advising, academic assistance, tutoring, test preparation, peer mentoring, professional development and more, specific to your area of study.

Community Coding
Come and hang out with other coders in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Community Legal Information Center (CLIC)
Provides free legal information to students and community members, and paralegal internship opportunities for students. |  530-898-4354
25 Main Street, Suite 102

Cross Cultural Leadership Center (CCLC)
An environment in which students feel respected, connected, and affirmed through leadership development, cultural awareness and celebration, community education and constructive social change. |  530-898-4101
Meriam Library, Room 172

Dream Center
Serves as a student success, resource and advocacy center for the undocumented students and students from mixed-status immigrant families. Services include advising, computer lab and study space, empowerment and wellness activities, state and federal policy updates, etc. The Center facilitates free immigration legal services and trainings for the campus community. |  530-898-5818
Meriam Library, Room 162

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
Provides admission, academic, and financial support services to historically underserved students. (eligibility restrictions apply). |  530-898-6831
Student Services Center, Room 310

Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Health and Safety oversees campus evacuation drills, preparedness training, the campus emergency plan, preparedness training, and other resources. |  530-898-5126
Parking Structure II (next to the Information Center), Normal & West 2nd Streets

English as a Second Language (ESL) Support Services
Provides non-native speakers of English with free tutoring services to improve their English proficiency. Assists with written assignments, oral presentations, scholarship applications, and more. No appointments are necessary.
Request ESL Tutoring

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Office
Provides information, referrals, advocacy, coordination and support for equity, diversity and inclusion-related events, activities, initiatives and courageous conversations. |  530-898-4764
Kendall Hall, Room 118

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Get details on your rights regarding how your student information may be shared and how your academic records are kept secure in compliance with federal law. |  530-898-5142
Student Services Center, Room 110

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
The financial aid office has information about paying for school, including scholarships, loans, and more. |  530-898-6451
Student Services Center, Room 250

Financial Wellness Clinic
A full service financial planning office open to students, faculty and staff. We provide budgeting help, debt repayment counseling, credit counseling, and retirement planning in addition to other financial planning advice. | 530-898-5666
Glenn Hall, Room 202B

Foster Youth Program (PATH Scholars)
Offers significant support services for current and former foster youth, as well as unaccompanied homeless youth (eligibility restrictions apply). |  530-898-6831
Student Services Center, 310

Gender & Sexuality Equity Coalition
Empowers all students through its three student-led programs: the Women’s Program, the Queer Program, and the Trans Program. |  530-898-5724
Meriam Library, Room 171

Graduate Studies
Earn a master’s degree from Chico State with one of our 25+ graduate programs. Get help applying, learn about cost, aid & scholarships, find research support or fellowship information, file for graduation or connect with a grad program coordinator. |  530-898-6880
Student Services Center, Room 460

Graduation Advising
Helps undergraduate students with degree requirements, General Education (GE), transfer credit, the graduation application, and diploma. |  530-898-5957
Student Services Center, Room 110

Hate Crimes
Resources and tools for individuals who may have experienced, observed, or have questions about hate crimes/incidents. |  530-898-4764
Kendall Hall, Room 118

Honors Program
Offers a specialized General Education program with distinctive courses and a senior capstone project, as well as help with earning Honors in your major. |  530-898-5749
Meriam Library, Room 213

Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry
Open weekdays throughout the year, provides supplemental food, fresh produce, hygiene products and CalFresh food assistance to Chico State students, staff and their families. |  530-898-4098
Student Services Center, Room 196

Immigration Legal Services
Chico State students, faculty, staff and their immediate family members are eligible for free immigration legal services through our partnership with legal service provider, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA). Appointments are available twice a month between 9 am and 4 pm and can be scheduled directly through CHIRLA. |  530-898-5818
Meriam Library, Room 162

Information Technology Support Services (ITSS)
Get help with Eduroam Wi-Fi and campus apps, learn about free software, or replace your Wildcat ID card. |  530-898-4357
Meriam Library, Room 142

Intercollegiate Athletics
#WildcatFamily is the way we describe the bond that flows from team to team and generation to generation of Chico State athlete. | 530-898-6470
Acker Gymnasium, Room 135

International Education and Global Engagement
IEGE provides various support services for students interested in study abroad or national student exchange, international students and scholars, international admissions, U.S. passport applicants, and international training programs. |  +1 530-898-5415
Student Services Center, Room 440

Keep Learning
A collection of helpful resources for students learning online, as well as those on campus, including technology support and a link to chat with someone to help you find what you need.

Library Resources
Provides free access to physical and digital resources (journal articles, textbooks, tech items, streaming media, books, & more), individual and group study spaces, and 24/7 drop-in online research support.
Ask a Librarian
call: 530-898-5833
text: 530-402-8263

Major Advising Directory
Offers a listing of advisors for all undergraduate majors and minors.

Math Learning Lab
Offers free Math tutoring for all students. |  530-898-6839
Meriam Library, 4th Floor

NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program
Resources for students interested in graduate school, with a focus on those of racial and ethnic-minority background; those having a disability; and those identifying as LGBTQ+. | 530-898-4101

Off-Campus Life and Community Connection
Offers students and families tools and resources for off-campus housing and roommate selection, including the Rental Housing Certification program that helps with roommate issues and tenant rights and responsibilities. |  530-898-6325
University Housing, room 104 (Corner of Legion and Citrus Avenues)

Office of Accessible Technology and Services
Get access to inclusive software and services that may assist in your classes. |  530-898-6532
Student Services Center, Room 320

REACH Student Success Center
Supports first-generation, low income, and traditionally under-represented learners, from outreach to graduation, with personalized attention to their academic goals and individual journeys (eligibility restrictions apply). |  530-898-6783
Student Services Center, Room 370

Recreational Sports
Provides you an opportunity to participate in a variety of organized sports and activities in a welcoming, enjoyable setting. | 530-898-4444
Wildcat Recreation Center, Room 166

Professional and Continuing Education (PCE)
Offers summer and winter session courses, online career training, teacher professional development, healthcare programs like the Speech Language Pathology Assistant pathway, Online MBA program, and more. |  530–898–6105
Colusa Hall 110

Software (free resources)
Get free access to professional software suites like Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, LinkedIn Learning, Blackboard ALLY, Kurzweil 3000, and, as well as low-cost off-campus internet access options.

Student Clubs & Organizations List
Find a student club or organization aligned with your academic, social, cultural, advocacy, social justice views on this searchable list.  

Student Rights and Responsibilities
Protects the rights of students, staff, and faculty and ensures due process. |  530-898-6897
Student Services Center, Room 180

Student Financial Services
Provides tuition payment plans, cashiering services and customer support for balances. Distributes pay checks, financial aid refunds, and emergency short term loans. |  530-898-5936
Student Services Center, Room 230

Student Government
Official voice for the students at Chico State. It includes elected student officers and staff who represent and advocate on behalf of the student body. |  530-898-5701
Bell Memorial Union, Room 220H

Student Learning Center
Offers a full range of free learning support to all students, including subject tutoring, writing assistance, study skills, and more. |  530-898-6839
Student Services Center, Room 340

Student Life and Leadership
Supports all students and student organizations in the development of positive social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, and leadership programs and activities. |  530-898-5396
Bell Memorial Union, Room 220

Student Records and Registration
Processes registration forms, withdrawals, planned educational leave requests, changes to majors and minors, transcript requests, immunization requirements, and repeat with forgiveness requests. |  530-898-5142
Student Services Center, Room 110

Student Transition and Retention Center (STAR)
Provides academic support including an active study space, academic advising, faculty connections, academic resources, and programs to help you prepare for your courses and build connections on campus. |  530-898-6824
Meriam Library, Room 161

Study Abroad & Exchange
The Study Abroad Office of CSU, Chico is here to assist students, faculty and staff to expand their knowledge of other cultures as well as their own while traveling the world and diversifying their educational environment. |  530-898-5415
Student Service Center, Room 440

Study Skills Workshops
Offered by the Student Learning Center to help you develop practical academic success strategies. Topics include time management, reading, memory, test-taking, and stress reduction. |  530-898-6839
Student Services Center, Room 340

Testing Office / Computer-Based Testing Center
Offers specific computer-based testing for competency, licensure, credentials, and postgraduate study (GRE, MCAT, TOEFL, etc.). |  530-898-6218
Student Service Center, Room 420

Title IX Office
Services for victims of sexual misconduct, sexual discrimination, dating and domestic violence, and stalking. |  530-898-4949
Kendall Hall, Room 220

Tribal Relations
Serves as the connection point for the Chico State campus to provide access and social, emotional, and academic support for our Native American students. |  530-898-6241
Tribal Relations Bldg. (between Colusa Hall and Big Chico Creek)

TRIO Student Support Services
Supports first-generation and low-income students (and those with documented disabilities) in meeting their academic, financial, and career goals through programs like financial literacy, grad school prep, and academic support (eligibility restrictions apply). |  530-898-6831
Student Services Center, Room 310

University Housing
Offers students and families information and assistance with on-campus living options, including eight residence halls, seven themed communities, and their associated amenities and engagement services. |  530-898-6325
401 Legion Ave

University Police Department
Provides a free nighttime campus shuttle, lost and found, live scan services, bike registration, emergency response, and crime reporting. Call 911 for emergencies.
530-898-5555 | Parking Structure II, Room 101, Corner of W. 2nd & Chestnut St.

Veteran Education Transition Services
Helping veterans, active duty/national guard/reservists, and dependents receive VA educational benefits.
530-898-5911 | Student Services Center, Room 330

WellCat Counseling Center
Free group counseling, short-term individual counseling, short-term couples counseling, referrals to a workshop or presentation on a specific topic, and referrals to counseling services in the community, as well as 24/7 crisis support line. |  530-898-6345
Student Services Center, Room 430

WellCat Health Center
Medical care including acute care clinic, laboratory testing, X-rays, pharmacy services, immunizations, and 24/7 telehealth services. |  530-898-5241
601 Warner Street

WellCat Prevention
Provides educational programs and services that raise awareness about alcohol and drug misuse. |  530-898-6450
400 W. First St.

WellCat Safe Place
Confidential support services to individuals impacted by sexual assault, intimate partner abuse, sexual exploitation, stalking, and harassment. |  530-898-3030
Student Services Center, Room 430

WellCat UMatter
The outreach branch of WellCat Counseling, UMatter promotes bystander intervention and suicide prevention through presentations, events, and a podcast. |  530-898-3456
Student Services Center, Room 430

Wildcat Connect
Get connected with Chico State alumni mentors who can help you with career conversations, resume critiques, mock interviews, and more.

Wildcat Recreation Center
State-of-the-art fitness and wellness center. Includes climbing gym, group exercise, intramurals, personal training, pool/aquatics, recreational sports, safety classes, and more. |  530-898-4444
Between 1st & 2nd on Cherry St.

Writing Center
Part of the Student Learning Center; provides free one-on-one writing support (in-person, online, and by email) for all students. | 530-898-6839

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