GradesFirst for Students

Student's Role

Through GradesFirst, students can access their class schedule, calendar, and coordinate appointments with their advisors. Students are able to request tutoring, create an appointment with their advisor (if permitted by the department), and correspond with their professor.

Request for Tutoring

Step 1: Log into your GradesFirst account

Step 2: Click the “Request Tutor Appt.”

  • Link next to the class you need assistance in.

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Step 3: Complete the form

  • If you are requesting a specific location, select a location. Otherwise, you can leave it blank.

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Step 4: Your request will be sent to a tutor coordinator

  • You should receive a response within 24 hours. Please check your Fresno State email for details.


Request for Advising Appointment

Step 1: Log into GradesFirst

  • Log into
    • From My Menu, click on GradesFirst –Academics
    • Click on Get Advising

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Step 2: Reason

  • 1st box: Select Reason, for example: Academic Coaching (Study Strategies)
  • 2nd box: Select Location & Advisors, for example: SupportNet (Academic Coaching)

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Step 3: Location and Advisor

  • 1st box: Learning Center
  • 2nd box: Optional – You may choose a specific advisor. If you leave this box blank, you will be scheduled with any advisor in that office.

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Step 4: Time Select

  • Find the best date that works for you and choose the best time.

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Step 5: Review and Confirm Appointment

  • View Appointment Details, enter a comment about what you want to discuss, set a reminder, and then click Confirm Appointment.

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