New Student Information List

You don't have to do everything on this list! We just want to remind you of some things you might need to complete before classes begin.

Athletic's Ticket Office

Regular Business Hours:
Summer Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Monday - Friday Fall & Winter Hours: 9:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday - Game day Hours:
Football: Friday- 9:00AM until the end of the 3rd quarter - Saturday- 10:00AM until the end of the 3rd quarter - All other sports: One hour prior to game time.

Phone Number: 559.278.DOGS (3647)

For information about sports events or to purchase tickets online visit the web site:

Calendar, Student Activities:

What is happening on campus!

Cashier Windows:

This is where you buy your parking permit, pay fees and pick up paychecks if you work on campus. Located just inside the sliding doors in the south lobby of the Joyal Administration Building.


Visit the following web sites for checklists you may need to have as either a first time freshman or a transfer student:
International students should visit:


Looking for educationally priced computers and software? Check out the Kennel Bookstore Open Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Sunday: CLOSED

Class Schedule confirmation:

If you need a copy of your class schedule, you can check it out and print a copy via My Fresno State at


Currently, Fresno State requires all students to have a FREE Fresno State email account for the purpose of receiving all official university communication. Registration notices, add/drop deadlines, academic probation/disqualification, invoice statements, disenrollment notices for nonpayment, financial aid awards and notifications will be sent to your email. It will be very important to check your email daily. You will want to manage your information in files, perhaps saving campus communications that you may need to refer back to in a file in your mail program -- click here to create your Fresno State email.

Financial Aid:

If you are applying for financial aid you can go to My Fresno State Portal and check the status of your loan/grant. You can call the financial aid office or visit the Financial Aid office upstairs in Joyal, room 296. If you receive money by check, it will be mailed to your local address (Please make sure that your local address is listed in the My Fresno State personal information area). Checks held because of past-due accounts or incomplete registration may be picked up at the Loans and Receivables Service windows(Joyal room 156), once the reason for the hold has been resolved.

Greek Life Sorority & Fraternity:

For information see web site about procedures for joining.

Housing: If you are looking for housing off campus visit the Fresno Bee online listed above! Select the browse today and search Rentals . Click on the available apartments and check them out!


First-time enrollees who are 18 or younger must provide proof of Hepatitis B vaccination as a condition of enrollment. It is also strongly suggested to update childhood vaccinations, go the Health Center web site for additional information:

Math Placement Exams are required:

Math placement exams will help you be sure that you have picked the right math class. Check with the Testing Services at 559.278.2457.

Music Orientation and Placement (required for music major courses)

check Music Department web site:

Parking Permits:

Purchase a semester parking permit at the Traffic Operations Office on Barstow - click here to get more information about purchasing your parking permit.

Safety Information:

You can get information about campus safety at the Police Department Information and Safety Resources office downstairs in the Pavilion of the USU or from the Police Department office located on Barstow.

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