What is GradesFirst?

GradesFirst facilitates better, stronger collaborations and gives the data to measure those collaborations. It’s a holistic student support platform which provides with the tools to identify, intervene, and engage with students to lead them on a successful path while giving the ability to measure and assess those relationships to ensure that the intervention is successful. 

GradesFirst provides workflow management tools to log and track student interactions through online appointment scheduling, centralized documentation, and tools to schedule follow-up interactions and appointments. 

How to login?

Log into your GradesFirst account, user name and password are the same as your Fresno State email.

  1. Click the GradesFirst Academics link from the My Fresno State portal OR
  2. Click the GradesFirst link on Blackboard OR
  3. Go to fresnostateacad.gradesfirst.com and use your Fresno State login/password 

GradesFirst login 

Log into GradesFirst with a Role Based Account 



Tech Support >>>

This is more information on technical support for GradesFirst.

Known Issues & Work Arounds >>>

Check here for known technical difficulties and FAQs.

Open Labs & Training Dates >>>

Open labs and training dates for GradesFirst are listed here. Remember to bring your own device!


Students >>>

GradesFirst can help students in setting up advising appointments and requesting for tutoring.

Faculty >>>

Faculty can utilize GradesFirst to assist students in becoming more successful in their academic careers.

Advisors >>>

GradesFirst is a platform that benefit advisors in being a more efficient system in communicating with students.



Have additional questions or need technical support with GradesFirst?

Please contact Monica Solis at gradesfirst@csufresno.edu or 559.278.1667


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