University Public Engagement

University Public Engagement

University Public Engagement (UPE) is a broad spectrum campus unit within the division of University Advancement. With special responsibility for public event oversight.

UPE manages:

  • Chico Performances: Performing arts and lecture series
  • University Box Office: Ticketing and patron service for Athletics, School of the Arts, Chico Performances, North State Symphony, and Commencement
  • Facilities Reservations and Event Services
  • Commencement and Special Events
  • University alcohol policy and concessions service 
  • Laxson Auditorium: Historic 1930’s campus performance venue

UPE provides oversight of North State Public Radio (NSPR) and the University’s agreement with CapRadio, Sacramento to manage NSPR.