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Welcome to CSU Chico!


In this catalog, you will find a wealth of knowledge about California State University, Chico, an award-winning university and leader in sustainability and student success. As you explore this site, you will discover people, programs, advising services, and other resources of a university guided by deep and enduring values and committed to learning academic excellence and transformative student experiences. Chico State is a university that leads in teaching, service, and scholarship; this has been our legacy since our founding 133 years ago.

Gayle E. Hutchinson
CSU, Chico President

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Science Building Readies for Opening

Creative Media and Technology Classroom Technology Services staff Derek Stanley installs projectors in the new science building.
By Ashley Gebb | University Publications Editor
Photos by Jason Halley | University Photographer

It’s something to be envied.

The new Science Building at Chico State is not only the most state-of-the-art facility on campus but also one of the most visionary buildings within the 23-campus California State University system.

Once it opens officially to students in 2021, the $101-million, 110,200-square-foot facility will help advance CSU, Chico’s role as a leader within the North State and across higher education. It features space for chemistry, physics, geological and environmental sciences, and science education labs, as well as active-learning classrooms, undergraduate and graduate research spaces, designated student club rooms, dozens of faculty offices, and administrative and support areas.

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