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California State University, Chico


CSU, Chico, located in the heart of Downtown Chico, offers a beautiful campus with a variety of rooms and spaces perfect for your next meeting or conference.

Space Available

Chico State features a wide variety of indoor and outdoor venues perfect for your event of 10 or event of 1,000 (or more). Explore your options with the list of rooms available.

Specialty Venues

These venues are a part of Chico State but scheduled outside of Facilities Reservations:

  • Bidwell Bowl: an amphitheater located just behind the Physical Sciences Building managed by the City of Chico (530) 896-7800
  • Bell Memorial Union (BMU): scheduled through AS Conference Services (530) 898-6414
  • Kendall 103 (KNDL 103): conference room scheduled through the President's Office (530) 898-5201

Conference Planning

CSU, Chico has a dedicated Conference Services team through the Regional and Continuing Education (RCE) Conference Planning & Event Management that will help you plan, market, and execute a successful and memorable event on the the beautiful Chico State Campus. If you need more help with your event, the team offers complete registration services, marketing expertise, logistical management, membership services, Web and graphic design development, world-class customer service, research, and comprehensive program support.

The AS Conference Serivces (ASCS) is also available to help with any event held in the BMU

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