Frequently Asked Questions

Where is My Degree Plan located?
It is located at your Fresno State Portal

  1. Log in to your Fresno State Portal
  2. Click Student Self Service
  3. Click Student Center
  4. Click the first arrow “My Academic Records & Registration”
  5. Click “My Degree Plan”
  6. Click Plans
  7. Click the name of your plan

How do you edit a plan?
You can click on the plan name, or click on the drop arrow of “Select an Action,” and select “Edit your Plan.”

How do you know if your plan is under “Pre-Business” or your option?
You go into your plan, and see the program name located above your classes. It is either going to be Pre-Business, or if you declared your option, that will be the program name.

How do you update a plan after choosing your classes?
Under your plan name, there is a check mark button that you can select to update the plan to the most current classes chosen.

How do you print out a copy of My Degree Plan?
When you go onto to the main page with all your plans, there will be an option to the right offering the document as a PDF form.

  • Click the PDF button to print your plan

How do you add another semester?
Under your Plan name, there is a “+” button that you can click on, which would let you add the term and year (EX. FALL 2018).

  1. Click the “+” button (next to the check button)
  2. Add the Term and Year
  3. Click OK

How do you know what the class is about?
Once you have chosen the class into the semester you would like to take, you can click on the class name after updating your plan, and it should show the pre/co-requisites, which area it covers, and what type of information is going to be covered in the course.

How do you know if a class is planned out?
If you look at the legend down at the bottom left, there is a purple checklist box, which appear next to the class you planned out.

How do you delete an entire semester?
Onto the right of the semester and year that you would like to delete, there is a trash button located to delete the entire semester.

How do you delete a certain class?
Next to the semester you are trying to delete the course, to the right on the amount of units for the semester is an edit button.

  1. Click the semester you want to edit
  2. Click the edit button (that looks like a pen & paper) next to the “trash” button
  3. Click the box that is align with the course you want to delete
  4. Click Delete
  5. Click Yes
  6. Click Submit

How do you delete a plan?
If you have multiple plans, click on the arrow drop, select “Edit your Plan,” and select “Delete.” If you only have one plan, you will not have the option to delete.

How do you choose a preferred plan?
If you have multiple plans, you can click on the left hand side before the plan name, which plan is the one you prefer over the others.

How do you add classes?
If you are trying to add upper division courses for your option as Pre-Business, you will need to manually enter those classes. If you see the classes you are trying to add, it is a click and drag process onto the semester and year you would like to take it. After clicking that, you can click on the box of which class you are trying to delete. After deleting, press cancel to close the editing style.

To manually input your courses, here are the steps:

  1. Click the semester you want to add your course
  2. Click the “+” button under the semester
  3. Add the course name under the “Department Abbreviation”
  4. Add the course number under the “Course Number”
  5. Click OK

To drag your courses from your DPR, here are the steps:

  1. Click Expand ALL
  2. For Pre-Business:
    1. Find the Pre-Business courses, Lower Division GE (Area A-E), and Upper Division GE (IB, IC, & ID) that you still need to fulfill
    1. 2. Drag the course to the right side and place it on the semester you plan to take it (*Hint: If the course turns green, that means it will drop in the semester)

  3. For All Options, Economics, & Fashion Merchandising:

    1. Find the major courses, Lower Division GE (Area A-E), and Upper Division GE (IB, IC, & ID) that you still need to fulfill

    2. Drag the course to the right side and place it on the semester you plan to take it (*Hint: If the course turns green, that means it will drop in the semester)

How do you see all the classes for the semesters planned out?
Right above the first semester planned, there is an “Expand All,” which would let you see all the classes under the semester and year you would be taking the courses in.

How do you create a new plan?
After pressing “Create a new Plan,” add the plan name, the following term and year you would like to plan (EX. SPRING 2019), and how many years you would like to plan out. Then add the plan.

How do you change the name of your plan?
Next to the plan name that you would like to change, click on the drop arrow of “Select an Action,” and select “Rename.”

How do you know if there’s a course that’s not fulfilled?
There will be a red “X” box next to the category that the course is in, implying that there’s at least one course in that category that hasn’t been taken or planned out.

How do you know if a category is completed?
If the category has a green “checkmark” box next to it, that shows that all courses in the category are completed, alongside the grade you received. If you took the course off-campus, then it will also mention what was the equivalent course at the other campus.


What do you do if your My Degree Plan isn’t loading?

  1. Wait for 1 minute and try again.
  2. Use a different web browser.