The countdown to Chico Preview Day begins! You are invited to attend Chico Preview Day, Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This premier fall open house offers prospective fall 2018 undergraduate students and their families an opportunity to visit Chico State and experience firsthand our true college town environment. But in case you’re on the fence about attending this all inclusive event, here are seven reasons we should see YOU at Chico Preview Day 2017!

1. Why check out Chico Preview Day? To hear President Gayle E. Hutchinson and Wildcat Ambassador student Jerad Prevost speak about the core values of our great University!

President Gayle E. Hutchinson addresses students at Wildcat Welcome Week.

2. Need more convincing? Get your paws to Chico Preview Day for personalized tours! Upwards of 20 different tours will take place throughout the day, including housing options, the Wildcat Recreation Center, department walkthroughs, and more.

A group of prospective students and parents tour the Chico State campus.

3. Chico Preview Day offers three Financial Aid and Scholarship workshops. Learn about federal, state, and other resources to help fund college expenses. Find out how to apply for grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study jobs. Let’s talk about FAFSA, baby!

A doll of Willie the Wildcat, Chico State's mascot, relaxes in a pile of Monopoly money.

4. Need to learn about your major, join a club, or find a job? At Chico Preview Day all your questions are answered in ONE room! All of our academic departments and student support services are ready to help you out at the information fair.

Booths and tables for various on-campus clubs, with a sign reading "Welcome to Chico Preview Day."

5. Chico Preview Day is the ultimate experience. Check out downtown Chico life, with tours through our beloved local shops and eateries within walking distance from campus, and how we like to live the Wildcat way!

"Come and visit" superimposed over a dusk picture of downtown Chico.

6. Wildcats are family. Get a preview of the pride, with student representatives for every tour sharing their stories and experiences with the Wildcat community! Chico State women's soccer players celebrate with a group hug.

7. Today decides tomorrow. Pursuing higher education is an accomplishment in itself! Chico State provides students the opportunity to build a foundation for the rest of their lives. Capture a glimpse of your future at Chico Preview Day, October 21, 2017!

"Today decides" tomorrow is on the graduation cap of a student at commencement.

Register Online

Visit the Admissions website to register for this free event and view the day’s schedule (PDF).

We hope to see you there!