The Bell Memorial Union (BMU) is Chico State's student union and the center for all Associated Students programs and services. The BMU, built in 1969 and remodeled in 2001, is home to several Dining Services retail and dining options, the Wildcat Store, the Third Floor Gallery, and several reservable conference rooms and event spaces that serve the entire Chico community, including our premier auditorium.

Frequently Asked Questions

During the summer, the Bell Memorial Union is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. We are closed Friday through Sunday.

The BMU has 13 reservable small and large rooms that are available to students, staff and faculty, and the public. To make a reservation, please reach out to our Conference Services team at 530-898-6414 or via email at


Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.


BMU 213 (2nd floor of the BMU)
W. 2nd and Chestnut St. • CSU, Chico


Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: