Fall 2012/Spring 2013


Enrollment Services

 Admissions and Records

  • Successfully implemented the inaugural Early Start Program
  • Tested and implemented E-transcript
  • Finalized contract to begin conversion of 446 microfilm reels of academic records

 Educational Talent Search

  • 74 students incoming freshmen declared Fresno State as their college of choice
  • 97% of college ready students were accepted into a post-secondary program
  • 93% of college ready seniors completed the FAFSA

 Financial Aid

  • Restructured telephone system to provide more options to students
  • Implemented a new satisfactory academic progress policy
  • Restructured office to improve service delivery


  • Processed 4,233 scholarship applications
  • Processed $1,680,737 in external scholarship checks
  • Awarded $3,614,453 in institutional scholarships

 University Outreach Services

  • Students considering attending Fresno State through Naviance increased by 165
  • On-line Hobson’s program generated 33,051hits compared to 2,832 for last year
  • Completed the final year of the ATT grant and 86% of the students went on to higher education.

 Upward Bound Programs

  • Graduated 100% (30) of high school seniors
  • Fourteen of the graduating seniors enrolled at Fresno State
  • Identified and recruited 153 participants for 2012-13.


 International Affairs

 International Student Services and Programs

  • Increased enrollment from 360 in spring 2012 to 405 in spring 2013
  • Increased international applications by 28% and admitted students by 43% for fall 2013
  • Increased activity and visibility in international programming


Student Life

Career Services

  • 9,185 unduplicated users accessed the HireTopDogs (formerly BulldogLink) system
  • 1,122 unduplicated users created new accounts in the OptimalResume system
  • Partnered with Title V/CLASE to secure a career assessment tool (strong Interest Inventory)

 Center for Women and Culture: Central Valley Cultural Heritage Institute

  • Collaborated with University Courtyard to hold Welcome Back mixers for various student, faculty and staff
  • NCBI conducted eight workshops for 431 participants
  • Planned and implemented activities for Diversity Awareness Week, and the annual Diversity Conference

 Center for Women and Culture: Women’s Resource Center

  • Sponsored Welcome Back mixers for LGBT+ students
  • Provided presentation on “Healthy Relationships and Violence Prevention” to 332 participants
  • Continued to provide breast cancer awareness information to students

 Rec Sports and Fitness

  • Averaged 992 daily users (11,820 students or 52% of the student body)
  • Successfully negotiated a MOU with ASI to provide budgetary support for intramurals
  • Expanded group fitness classes to a total offering of over 40 hours per week

 Services for Students with Disabilities

  • Developed a peer mentor support group for students with autism.
  • Transitioned to full on-line processing for requesting accessible testing services
  • Continue to provide leadership for the Alternative Technology Initiative

 Student Involvement

  • Launched Fresno State Talks program highlighting faculty addressing discovery, diversity, and distinction
  • Members of the Greek Life program received national honors from the North American Interfraternity Conference
  • USU Productions sponsored 35 students who completed 1,156 hours of service during Alternative Spring Break


 Student Success Services

Advising Services

  • Implemented on-line advising chats and held 284 sessions
  • Averaged 590 student contacts per month
  • Provided second-semester freshmen advising workshops for 969 students

 College Assistance Migrant Program

  • Hosted 1569 students at college preparation conferences
  • 97% of participants completed English remediation
  • Staff and students completed 9,279 hours of community service

Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and Renaissance Scholars Program (RSP)

  • 869 students attended EOP Academic advising sessions
  • Hosted 2nd annual CSU EOP student leadership conference
  • RSP was featured in the California College Pathways report as a success program for having the second highest persistence rate in the report.

 Learning Center

  • Implemented Grades First program.
  • Supplemental Instruction was linked with 25 courses and served over 1,800 unique students
  • Freshman tutoring visits increased 13% over last year

 Student Support Services

  • Implemented several retention activities including requiring academic counseling, mandatory meetings with a peer mentor, and providing information regarding other campus resources.
  • Freshmen are required to take University 8 and/or English R/S courses.
  • Secured an award from the Parents Association which allowed the purchase of iPads and iTunes cards.

Testing Services

  • The Testing Office proctored over 7,500 exams
  • The Academic Test Center administered 45,000 tests (40% growth)
  • Expanded the seating capacity in the Academic Test Center to a capacity of 160.

 University Migrant Services

  • Established a Deferred Action Help Center that helped over 300 Fresno State AB540 students apply for employment authorization.
  • Hosted a college application assistance seminar for AB 540 students
  • Conducted training sessions and webinars on the California Dream Act for high school students.

University Health and Psychological Services

  • Partnered with the School of Nursing to hold four flu clinics that resulted in immunizing 1,700 faculty/staff/students.
  • Launched the Drug and Alcohol Awareness and Wellness Guide (DAAWG) and e-Check up to go to increase alcohol education.
  • Through the CalMHSA Suicide Prevention Grant educated 2,500 students/faculty/staff on suicide prevention.