ATTENTION:  Students who did not apply for graduation through the university for December 2015 or May 2016 will not be able to access the application. Please send an email to: and provide your ID number so you can be manually added to the database.  Once your ID is in the database, you will be able to access the application.

Please note: the  $35 University fee application is a separate fee from the Chicano/Latino Commencement Celebration which is also $35.

                                   (Before you apply, read below):

Once you have filled out the on-line application, use one of these three payment options:

  1. Pay online immediately after submitting your application.  You will automatically be classified as "paid", there is no need to turn in an additional receipt.  IMPORTANT: If you close the application window without paying, you will need to submit your payment at the Cashier Window (Joyal Administration Bldg. - south lobby).
  2. Personally deliver the application receipt (which is the last page once you have filled out the application information) with your payment to the Cashier's Window in Joyal . Accepted forms of payment include cash, credit card (Visa or MasterCard), money order, or check. Make checks payable to: Fresno State and include your student ID number.

3. Mail your application receipt and payment to

Chicano/Latino Commencement Celebration
California State University, Fresno
5340 N. Campus Drive M/S SS97
Fresno, CA 93740-8019

It is important to print and complete the application receipt before you go to the Cashier’s Window. If you forget or are unable to print the form, you will need to  pick up a duplicate form at Social Sciences 108.

There are no refunds. All applications received after the deadline (April 15 will be subject to a $10 late fee.