As the semester begins, under the guidance of The University and local health officials, The Associated Students will continue to provide integral programs and services for the students, staff, and faculty at Chico State.

At this time, our facilities, including the Bell Memorial Union and the Wildcat Recreation Center, will be open.

The Bell Memorial Union (BMU) will be open Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and will be closed on weekends and holidays.

The Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC) will be open Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The AS Child Development Lab will be open Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be closed on weekends and holidays.

Our Dining facilities, including Sutter Dining Hall, Wildcat Den, Butte Station, Holt Station, Marketplace Café, Common Grounds, and Creekside Café, will be open at varying hours. Please see here for details.

In addition to their varying trips and other activities, the Adventure Outings Climbing Wall and Equipment Rental @ The WREC, as well as The Bike Hub @ The Wildcat Store will be open and ready to serve students. Please see here for details.

We will continue to provide in-person and virtual opportunities such as internships, events, and volunteer opportunities through programs such as CAVE, AS Sustainability, Government Affairs, and more.

This semester, keep your eyes out for exciting involvement opportunities, including…

  • RUN during the AS General Election: Elections are happening Wednesday, April 6th! File to run for office beginning Monday, February 14th HERE.
  • VOLUNTEER with CAVE: Sign up for meaningful volunteer opportunities starting Monday, January 24th through Friday, February 11th. Find more information HERE.
  • EXPLORE with Adventure Outings: Sign up to go backpacking, snowshoeing, rafting, hiking, camping, etc. this spring. BOGO 50% Off sale happening Monday, January 24th through Friday, January 28th! Find more information HERE.
  • MAKE AN IMPACT with AS Sustainability: Put your ideas into action with the Sustainability Fund! $100,000 is set aside each year to empower students to identify needs, implement solutions and make a positive difference on campus and in the world. Workshops begin Wednesday, February 2nd! Find more information HERE.

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The Associated Students, or "the AS," is a nonprofit auxiliary corporation of CSU, Chico that provides programs and services created for students by students. Follow along with the Associated Students online at or on social media @aschicostate on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.