It's time to celebrate the Class of 2015-2016!Graduates

Friday, May 20, 2016

Convocation and Hooding Ceremony 7:15 pm
Save Mart Center
Reception from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Smittcamp Alumni House

Liberal Studies Degree, Credential, Wayfinders Certificate Candidates

Who is Invited?

All candidates who have graduated or are graduating Summer 2015, Fall 2015 or Spring 2016.

Where to Report

Candidates should arrive for the convocation ceremony no later than 6:30 pm.

All candidates must report to the Save Mart Center loading dock for the Convocation Ceremony procession. Guests should enter through the main doors of the arena.

Guests

There is no restriction on the number of guests a candidate may invite. Guests may not accompany graduates across the stage unless approved by the disability representative.

Please note: Balloons, glass flower vases, etc. are not allowed inside of the Save Mart Center. Refer to www.savemartcenter.com for rules.

Attire

All Liberal Studies, Master's, and Doctoral Degree Candidates should be attired in cap and gown. 

Credential and Wayfinders Certificate candidates should be dressed in business attire.

Please note: If you are part of an honors society you are welcome to wear your cords, medallions, etc.

Caps, Gowns, Hoods, and Tassels

Caps, gowns, hoods and tassels may be purchased at the Kennel Bookstore.

Stoles and Honor Cords

Honor cords ($7) and stoles ($25) (On Sale March 28)

  • Pick up order form from Kremen School, ED100. The office will verify your eligibility.
  • Take order form to cashier window in Joyal Administration for payment.
  • Bring receipt to the Kremen School, ED100 to pick up.

Parking

You may park on campus at no charge for all graduation events. Your designated parking lot is P1, we advise you to use the Maple ave. entrance. See Map.

Photographer

Ultimate Exposures will be taking photos of all participants.

Accessibility

If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please notify us. 

Students please call: Makenzie Burke at 559.278.0390.

Guests please call: the Save Mart Center at 559.347.3400.

Convocation Reception

All honorees and their guests are invited to the reception.  Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.


Master's Degree Candidates

Who is Invited?

All candidates who have graduated or are graduating Summer 2015, Fall 2015 or Spring 2016.

Students graduating in Summer 2016 and wish to participate in the Spring 2016 Convocation Ceremony may do so upon written request and approved by the Graduate Coordinator.

Where to Report

Candidates should arrive for the convocation ceremony no later than 6:30 pm.

All candidates must report to the Save Mart Center loading dock for the Convocation Ceremony procession. Guests should enter through the main doors of the arena.

Guests

There is no restriction on the number of guests a candidate may invite. Guests may not accompany graduates across the stage unless approved by the disability representative.

Please note: Balloons, glass flower vases, etc. are not allowed inside of the Save Mart Center. Refer to www.savemartcenter.com for rules.

Attire

All Liberal Studies, Master's, and Doctoral Degree Candidates should be attired in cap and gown. 

Please note: If you are part of an honors society you are welcome to wear your cords, medallions, etc.

Caps, Gowns, Hoods, and Tassels

Caps, gowns, hoods and tassels may be purchased at the Kennel Bookstore.

For information on proper hooding procedures go to www.fresnostate.edu/kremen/about/hooding.html.

Stoles

stoles - $25 (On Sale March 28)

  • Pick up order form from Kremen School, ED100. The office will verify your eligibility.
  • Take order form to cashier window in Joyal Administration for payment.
  • Bring receipt to the Kremen School, ED100 to pick up.

Parking

You may park on campus at no charge for all graduation events. Your designated parking lot is P1, we advise you to use the Maple ave. entrance. See Map.

Photographer

Ultimate Exposures will be taking photos of all participants.

Accessibility

If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please notify us. 

Students please call: Makenzie Burke at 559.278.0390.

Guests please call: the Save Mart Center at 559.347.3400.

Convocation Reception

All honorees and their guests are invited to the reception.  Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Applying for Graduation

Students must have a graduation application and degree clearance form on file in the Division of Graduate Studies in order to graduate and be eligible to participate in the ceremony.

Proof of Degree Granted

Coordinators may receive requests from students needing verification that their degree has been posted. Proof of degree granted is available as follows:

Transcripts
Transcripts are available immediately upon clearance of the degree by the evaluator through the Admissions and Records in Joyal Administration Building, or at http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/documents/forms/records/Transcript_Request.pdf ($4 fee)

Diplomas
If you need information on the expected mailing date of your diploma, please contact the Degree Advising Office at 559.278.4076.

 

Doctoral Degree Candidates

Who is Invited?

All candidates who have graduated or are graduating Summer 2015, Fall 2015 or Spring 2016.

Hooding of Doctoral Degree Candidates

You will be hooded at the convocation ceremony along with receiving your medallions.

Where to Report

Candidates should arrive for the convocation ceremony no later than 6:30 pm.

All candidates must report to the Save Mart Center loading dock for the Convocation Ceremony procession. Guests should enter through the main doors of the arena.

Guests

There is no restriction on the number of guests a candidate may invite. Guests may not accompany graduates across the stage unless approved by the disability representative.

Please note: Balloons, glass flower vases, etc. are not allowed inside of the Save Mart Center. Refer to www.savemartcenter.com for rules.

Attire

All Liberal Studies, Master's, and Doctoral Degree Candidates should be attired in cap and gown. 

Please note: If you are part of an honors society you are welcome to wear your cords, medallions, etc.

Parking

You may park on campus at no charge for all graduation events. Your designated parking lot is P1, we advise you to use the Maple ave. entrance. See Map.

Photographer

Ultimate Exposures will be taking photos of all participants.

Accessibility

If you need a disability-related accommodation or wheelchair access information, please notify us. 

Students please call: Makenzie Burke at 559.278.0390.

Guests please call: the Save Mart Center at 559.347.3400.

Caps, Gowns, Hoods, and Tassels

Caps, gowns, hoods and tassels may be purchased at the Kennel Bookstore.

Stoles

stoles - $25 (On Sale March 28)

  • Pick up order form from Kremen School, ED100. The office will verify your eligibility.
  • Take order form to cashier window in Joyal Administration for payment.
  • Bring receipt to the Kremen School, ED100 to pick up.

Convocation Reception

All honorees and their guests are invited to the reception.  Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.