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Chico State update: Rest of semester online, dorms closing

Chico State update: Rest of semester online, dorms closing

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

Due to the growing concern of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Chico State announced in an email that no in-person classes will be held for the rest of the semester, including labs, studio or field-based classes, as well as final exams. Facilities such as the Meriam Library and the Wildcat Recreation Center will be clos...

‘Choose Chico!’ spring event canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

March 16, 2020

Chico State announced the cancellation of its annual recruiting event “Choose Chico!” in a Monday afternoon email.  “After careful consideration, and in accordance with recommendations from the California Department of Public Health, the University has decided to cancel the annual Choose ...

Choose Chico draws 1,500 prospective students

Choose Chico! Photo courtesy of Chico State office of Admissions. Photo by Jason Halley

Daniel Wright

April 21, 2017

More than 1,000 admitted students, along with friends and family toured Chico State, April 8, at Choose Chico. Choose Chico is held annually in the spring, as an opportunity for students who have been admitted to tour the campus. Choose Chico has existed since 2009, according to Associate Director...

Choose Chico attracts future students and parents at showcase event

Chico State 2015 freshman, Angeles Zinzun-Ochoa poses in the Choose Chico! photo booth. Photo credit: George Johnston

Michael Arias

April 12, 2015

Thousands of future students and parents gathered at Chico State on Saturday to participate in the fifth annual Choose Chico! event. After acting president Rollin Richmond gave his welcoming speech, students and parents swarmed the campus to participate in the many events and informational tours that ...

‘Choose Chico’ returns to recruit students

Patrick Pace, center, and his parents, Patrick and Erica, take a break from exploring campus at

Austin Redfern

March 26, 2015

Prospective Chico State students will be coming to campus for "Choose Chico!" on Saturday, April 11, which will give them the opportunity to speak with current students and faculty and explore campus through a variety of activities. "Choose Chico!" is an open house event held every year by the ...

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