In accordance with CSU policy, vaccinations and booster shots against COVID-19 are required for students, faculty, and staff to access campus facilities and participate in personal learning and activities.
You must be fully vaccinated and boosted or have an approved exemption in order to reach campus.
This page contains general information about how Chico State continues to respond to COVID-19, and where to find other important information to keep our campus community safe and healthy. If you have questions about a specific department or service on campus, visit their website directly for current information.
View the dashboard of confirmed COVID-19 cases
Chico State has partnered with Butte County to provide an on-campus COVID-19 testing site in Whitney Hall Room 101, open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The test is free, open to the public, and visits are welcome. For pre-registration and appointment (Appointments for rapid antigen tests only)
Free short-term parking is available in the pebbly Bryce South Lot off Warner (map). Metered parking is available on Legion Ave.
anyone Anyone who thinks they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 are encouraged to get tested 3-5 days after exposure – even if you have been fully vaccinated. If you took the test on campus, please use your local address, not your permanent home address, to help the county with accurate reporting.
Employees participating in the university’s COVID-19 testing program can find more information on the Staff Guidance and Outlook page.
If you get sick or injured
Anyone suffering from any Corona virus symptoms(Opens in a new window)even mild symptoms, should self-isolate and contact Chico State COVID-19 hotline at 530-898-2222 for guidance. You should also call the hotline if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has tested positive for yourself.
The hotline operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you call after business hours, please leave a message and you will receive a call back. Or you can send an email to [email protected]
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Stay safe and healthy
Chico State urges everyone to follow best practices to reduce the spread of COVID-19And the including vaccination, hand washing, physical distancing, staying home when sick, and considering wearing a face covering in the interior spaces.
To protect the health and safety of the campus community, the university conducts an extensive and rigorous campus-wide sterilization program.
We recommend that you follow the latest and most accurate information about the virus, its prevention and its spread through official sources including: