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Home Coming 2018

Celebrating Bulldog spirit October 22 – 27, 2018

Fresno State Executive Staff Assembly Committee and the campus staff will be joining the campus with students, faculty and alumni!

Remember to wear Red and wear Fresno State apparel!

Let's pack Bulldog Stadium to support the 'Dogs in the Homecoming football game!

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Homecoming offers events and activities for the entire campus community! Discover the opportunities to celebrate Homecoming by selecting from the options below, or see our full events list!


We encourage Bulldogs from past and present to share photos and videos from Homecoming with us, either by tagging the University (@Fresno_State) or using the hashtag #FSHomecoming.

Why We Celebrate

Fresno State has been a beacon of discovery, diversity and distinction within the Central Valley since 1911. Homecoming is a way for our students, alumni, staff, faculty and community to come together to celebrate our successes and richness of our University. Check out what makes Fresno State unique.

Homecoming Pawrade

October 22, 2018

Pawrade 2018

Student Involvement would love for your department to join us by participating in the homecoming pawrade!

Calling all 'Dogs! Mark your calendars - Homecoming Week at Fresno State is October 22 - 28, 2018. This year is going to be the biggest and boldest year yet! We want YOU to be there to celebrate with us. See more about events.

Participate in the HOMECOMING 2018 PAWRADE on Monday, Oct. 22 from 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. (Check-in starts at 10 a.m.) Show your Bulldog pride by having your department participate in the Pawrade that will travel throughout campus! Interested departments can get involved by either walking entries or by decorating and driving in your department’s golf cart. Not only will this serve as a great way to expose your department, you also get to take part in the inaugural Homecoming Pawrade that kicks off one of Fresno State’s most treasured traditions!

Confirm your department’s participation and RSVP by no later than Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

If you have any questions, please email Rebecca Cantido at or call 559.278.2741

We hope to see you there!
Be BOLD, Go ‘Dogs!

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Office Decorating

Register By Oct 22nd 

Office Decorating 2018

Show off your Fresno State Homecoming Spirit by participating in the 2018 Staff Assembly Executive Committee Homecoming Decorating Contest!

The theme of this year's homecoming is Forever Fresno State. If you want to participate but can't decorate the whole office, participate in the door or cubicle decoration contest instead.

Offices must be decorated by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018.
Judging will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.

Winners will be announced at the Oct. 26 Red Friday.

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Homecoming Tailgate

Oct 27nd 

Homecoming Tailgate

 The theme of this year's homecoming is Forever Fresno State.

The 'Dogs will playing against the Hawaii State Rainbow Warriors Saturday, October 27, at 7 p.m. (kick off) in Bulldog Stadium.

Bring the family to the tailgate. There will be food, drinks, music and fun! The tailgate is held in the lawn area of Aquatics Center (Cedar/Barstow behind softball field.)

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Mediator Mentor Appreciation Day

On Thursday May 24, 2018 students from around the valley will be celebrated for their dedication to learning conflict resolution skills and becoming Mediator Mentors on their campuses.

The students who participate in Fresno State's Mediator Mentor Program learn valuable life long skills that will prepare them to better handle future conflicts with research based strategies through "a university-public school partnership in which future teachers, counselors, social workers and school psychologists support the development of conflict resolution skills in school children."

Dr Negin Tahvildary and President CastroDr. Negin Tahvildary in the College of Arts and Humanities Program Director invites you to join us and celebrate!