Additional Graduation Ceremonies and Events

The following events are provided by individual colleges, departments, or programs and are in addition to University Commencement.  They provide information and resources for graduates in addition to providing opportunities for departments, schools and/or colleges to recognize individual students graduating from the specific area. Hooding ceremonies for master’s and doctoral degree students also take place during these events. Students are encouraged to attend the university-wide University Commencement as well as these events and ceremonies.

Some events require tickets, so please check carefully.  Any questions regarding the events below should be directed to the specific department, college, or program.

NOTE: Schedules below are subject to change; please check this webpage on a regular basis for most up-to-date schedule of events.

 

2016 EVENTS BY DATE

2016 Grad Fest


Memorial Garden Grass Area (lawn in front of Kennel Bookstore)
Tuesday, March 8th, 11AM to 7PM
Wednesday, March 9th, 10AM to 2PM

Grad Fest is the official kick-off to graduation season so you don’t want to miss out!

To help get you there, buy your official 2016 Grad Box today! Attend Grad Fest on March 8th and 9th with your friends, have some food, and tell us where you’re going after that glorious walk across the stage!

Order your 2016 Grad Box by February 26 and receive FREE personalized business cards and be entered to win a graduation frame, diploma cover, padfolios, alumni swag and more!

For more information, visit http://www.fresnostate.edu/alumni/events/grad-fest.html

Bulldog Stadium Celebration

Bulldog Stadium (corner of Barstow and Cedar)
The Evening of Thursday, May 12, 2016

Enjoy the view from inside Bulldog Stadium.  Enter through the tunnel and take pictures with your favorite mascot TimeOut.  Be sure to wear your cap and gown!  Win prizes and celebrate with your friends down the field! 

Registration is required.  For more information and to RSVP visit http://bit.ly/FSSafeCelebratingEvents

Time

Event

Location

Contact

5:00 p.m. EOP Graduate Recognition Ceremony Satellite Student Union       559-278-1787  

Time

Event

Location

Contact

8:00 a.m.

CRAIG SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

  • Accountancy
  • Aerospace Studies
  • Economics
  • Finance and Business Law
  • Information Systems and Decision Sciences Management
  • Marketing and Logistics
  • Military Science
Save Mart Center 559-278-2482
8:30 a.m. Sociology Department Peters Education Center 559-278-2234
9:00 a.m. Department of Social Work Education Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater 559-278-3992
9:00 a.m.

LYLES COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

  • Civil and Geomatics Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Student Recreation Center 559-278-2500
TICKETS
9:30 a.m. Mass Communication & Journalism Ceremony  Satellite Student Union 559-278-2087 TICKETS
10:15 a.m.

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Africana Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Chicano and Latin American Studies
  • Criminology
  • Geography and City and Regional Planning
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies
Save Mart Center 559-278-3013
11:00 a.m. Doctor of Physical Therapy Graduation Ceremony Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center 559-278-2625
12:30
p.m.

COLLEGE OF ARTS & HUMANITIES

  • Armenian Studies
  • Art and Design
  • Communication
  • English
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre Arts
Save Mart Center 559-278-3056

1:00 p.m. ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Clovis Veterans Memorial District 559-278-2887
1:30 p.m. Department of Public Health Satellite Student Union 559-278-4014
TICKETS
1:30 p.m. Communicative Disorders & Deaf Studies Student Recreation Center 559-278-2423
TICKETS
2:00 p.m. Recreation Administration Senior Celebration North Gym 118 559-278-2838
2:00 p.m. Health Careers Opportunities Program Alice Peters Auditorium 559-278-4138
2:45 p.m.

JORDAN COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES & TECHNOLOGY

  • Agricultural Business
  • Animal Science and Agricultural Education
  • Child, Family and  Consumer Science
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Industrial Technology
  • Plant Science
  • Viticulture and Enology
Save Mart Center 559-278-2061
4:30 p.m. Nursing Masters Hooding Ceremony Peters Education Center 559-278-2808
4:30 p.m. Kinesiology Department Master’s Hooding North Gym 118 559-278-2016
5:00 p.m.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Save Mart Center 559-278-3936
5:30 p.m. American Indian Graduation Celebration Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater 559-278-4430
6:00 p.m. LGBTQ+ Graduates Recognition Program Alice Peters Auditorium  
6:30 p.m. International Graduation Celebration Satellite Student Union 559-278-2782
6:30 p.m. Doctor of Nursing Program Ceremony Peters Education Center 559-278-4788
7:00 p.m. Athletic Training Graduation Ceremony North Gym 118 559-278-2543
7:15 p.m.

KREMEN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership
  • Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
  • Literacy, Early, Bilingual and Special Education
  • Liberal Studies
  • Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
Save Mart Center 559-278-0300

Time

Event

Location

Contact

7:00 a.m. Bulldog Grad Walk Click here for route 559-278-6723
9:30
a.m.
UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY Save Mart Center 559-278-2741
12:00 p.m. CAMP Migrant Student Graduation North Gym 118 559-278-4768
2:00 p.m. African-American Recognition Program Save Mart Center 559-278-4435
4:00 p.m Asian American and Pacific Islander Graduation Ceremony Satellite Student Union 559-278-1164
4:00 p.m. University High School Student Recreation Center 559-278-8263
6:00 p.m. Chicano/Latino Commencement Celebration Save Mart Center 559-278-2636

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Ceremony

Tower Theater (815 E Olive Ave, Fresno, CA 93728)
4 p.m.

For more information, contact Lisette Piedra-Sahagun at 559.942.0422.

 

 

 

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