A View from the Rose Garden

In 1957, George F. Petersen, donated the roses for the beautiful garden that bears his name. Petersen was a prominent member of the Chico community, a life-long lover of roses, and the son of John Bidwell’s groundskeeper.

Delight in the Details

The Dove of Peace & Good Tidings Eave Closures can be found along the roof of the Center for Continuing Education building. Read about this and more of our favorite campus details


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Be Part of the Chico Experience

Whether you’re looking to earn a degree, for professional development, or to learn for the love of learning, we invite you to explore our current programs in the categories above and take a look at some of what’s happening at Chico State.

Summer Session 2016 ~  Keep cruising toward your degree with a full schedule of online & on-campus classes. Registration now open.

Chico Distance & Online Education ~ Are you trying to finish your degree? Live at a distance and can’t attend the University in Chico? For more than 40 years CSU, Chico has provided distance education degree completion programs.

Open University ~ Do you want to take a University course but are not currently admitted to the University? Left Chico without finishing your degree? Discover Open University. Access to University campus and online courses on a space-available basis.

American Language and Culture Institute ~ ALCI Chico, the intensive English language program on the Chico State campus, is celebrating 36 years of service and international friendships! Join us in welcoming our new students!


Chico State Summer Session Keeps You Cruising! Registration Now Open! Earn units online and on campus