Campus Facilities

CHSU utilizes academic facilities at two locations in Clovis, California for its class sessions: 120 North Clovis Avenue and 2500 Alluvial Avenue.  Although each of the academic programs conducts classes at each facility, most of the classes for the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences programs are offered at the 120 North Clovis Avenue location, while most of the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s classes are offered at the 2500 Alluvial Avenue location.

120 North Clovis Avenue Campus

CHSU occupies a 32,000 square foot building located at 120 North Clovis Avenue in Clovis, CA. This facility includes two 2,200 square foot classrooms which are large enough to accommodate 84 students using an active learning paradigm. A 1,330 square foot student lounge is available to students to use as a place to meet for lunch and preparation of food for special occasions sponsored by student clubs and groups. There are 4 study rooms in the building that the students can utilize. This building also houses offices for faculty and University staff, so as to be accessible to students during office hours or by appointment.

Research Lab - 120 campus

The building contains a 2,139 square foot research lab for use by faculty and students. The research laboratory contains a laminar flow hood, biological safety cabinet, tabletop centrifuge, ultra-low temperature freezer, refrigerators, water purification station, CO2 incubator and other equipment for use in studies involving medicinal chemistry and cell/ tissue cultures. The pharmacy practice lab contains three airflow hoods in which students can learn aseptic techniques required for preparing parenteral solutions. In addition, the pharmacy practice lab contains equipment for compounding, including mortar and pharmacy balances.

2500 Alluvial Avenue Campus

The second CHSU academic building is located at 2500 Alluvial Avenue in Clovis, California. The facility contains two large classrooms which are well-designed for comfort and include technologically enhanced features to facilitate the active-learning curriculum. All three floors have student lounges, individual study spaces, and small group rooms. A Teaching and Demonstration Kitchen allows students to learn the importance of proper diet in relation to good health. The facility also has a 20,000 square foot Simulation Center with two working skills labs, an In-Patient hospital is modeled to resemble the hospital environment and an Out- Patient Clinic is designed to resemble a clinic or doctor’s office. The Simulation Center is an interactive building with four areas of learning. The Out-Patient clinic has twelve exam rooms. The In-Patient hospital has seven patient beds, a nurses’ station, scrub area, OR ED/ICU and acute care rooms. The building is equipped with interactive classrooms with multiple trainers. Students utilize HoloAnatomy software suite with Microsoft HoloLens 2 devices. 

The Clinic has 12 identical examination rooms designed to look like a physician's office, and the Hospital has seven patient beds in five rooms that mimic a hospital environment with specific rooms: operating, emergency, ICU, and medical surgical, and the Skills Labs are for students to practice using task trainers. 

A library and learning resource center is also located at the 2500 Alluvial campus, building, equipped with computers, printers and copiers that are available to the students for use in and conducting searches of primary and secondary literature for class and research projects. The librarian’s office is included in the library and learning resource center space which allows the librarian to be readily accessible to students requiring assistance.