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Off Campus Student Life

  • Off Campus Community Zone
  • USU Information Center
  • Recharge Zone with nap pods

 

Finding your place, making friends, and connecting academically and socially to campus are keys to your success at Fresno State. Off-Campus Student Life aims to provide off campus students  important tools and resources to help you make a connection to campus.

You are a part of the diverse population at Fresno State representing students who:

  • Live at home and travel to campus
  • Reside in an off campus neighborhood adjacent to campus
  • Reside in an off campus community further from campus
  • Traditional and non-traditional student
  • Full and part time student
  • Undergraduate and graduate student
  • Are a parent and/or caregiver

Events & Programs

Fall 2018

"Good Morning Commuters" September 5 October 3 November 7 December 5

"Good Morning Commuters" takes place every first Wednesday of the Month from 7:30am-9:30am. We partner with one of our on/off campus resources to serve our off-campus students free coffee, tea, hot chocolate, breakfast treats, giveaways, and campus information.  Be sure to put the following dates on your calendar!

Fall 2018

September 5th - Parking Lot P-20 (Corner of N Jackson Ave. & Barstow)

October 3rd - Parking Lot P-5 A (Between Peters Bldg & Conley Art)

November 7th - Parking Lot P-1 (Corner of Maple & Keats Ave.)

December 5th - Parking Lot P-20 (Corner of Campus Drive & Barstow)

"Coffeehouse Series" Musical Performances Bulldog Zone    (USU lower level)

"Coffeehouse Series" musical performances featuring local artists from the Fresno State campus and Fresno/Clovis community.

Tuesday September 11th @ 11:30am-1pm "Anjolo"
Thursday September 13th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"
Tuesday, September 18th @ 11am-1pm "Slide Creek" facebook.com/slidecreekbl/
Tuesday October 16th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"
Thursday October 18th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"
Tuesday, October 23rd @ 11am-1pm "Slide Creek" facebook.com/slidecreekbl/
Tuesday November 13th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"
Thursday November 15th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"
Wednesday, November 14th @ 11am-1pm "Slide Creek" facebook.com/slidecreekbl/
Tuesday December 11th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"
Thursday December 13th @ 11:30am-1pm"Anjolo"

"Taste of Fresno State"

Thursday October 4th, 2018

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Off Campus Community Zone (USU Lower Level)

Free ice cream will be served

Come learn more about the many resources available to Fresno State off-campus and commuter students

  Mini Workshop "Sex Jeopardy" Thursday September 13th 12:00p.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

 

Thursday September 13th, 2018

12:00 p.m.

Off Campus Community Zone (USU Lower Level)

Free pizza will be served

Play an interactive game of jeopardy while learning about pregnancy, STI prevention methods, and other sexual health-related topics!

Spring 2018

"Good Morning Commuters" First Wednesday of each month

 "Good Morning Commuters" takes place every first Wednesday of the Month from 7:30am-9:30am. We partner with one of our on/off campus resources to serve our off-campus students free coffee, tea, hot chocolate, breakfast treats, giveaways, and campus information.  Be sure to put the following dates on your calendar!

February 7th-Parking Lot P-1 (Corner of Maple & Keats Ave)

March 7th-Parking Lot P-20 (Corner of Campus Dr. & Barstow)

April 4th-Parking Lot P-5 A (Between Peters Bldg & Conley Art)

May 2nd-Parking Lot P-20 (Near N. Jackson Ave Crosswalk)

Stop by to learn more about Off-Campus Student Life (OCSL).

"Coffeehouse Series" Musical Performances Bulldog Zone    (USU lower level)

"Coffeehouse Series" musical performances featuring local artists from the Fresno State campus and Fresno/Clovis community.

Thursday, February 8th @ 11am-1pm "Slide Creek" facebook.com/slidecreekbl/

Wednesday, February 14th @ 12-1pm "Saul Ramirez" instagram.com/saul_i_rmrz/

Thursday, March 8th @ 11am-1pm "Slide Creek" facebook.com/slidecreekbl/

Wednesday, March 14th @ 12-1pm "Saul Ramirez" instagram.com/saul_i_rmrz/

Wednesday March 21st @ 12-1pm "Anjolo"

Tuesday, April 10th @ 12-1pm "Saul Ramirez" instagram.com/saul_i_rmrz/

Wednesday, April 18th @ 12-1pm "Anjolo"

Thursday, April 19th @ 11am-1pm "Slide Creek" facebook.com/slidecreekbl/

 

Mini Workshop "Recharge with Sleep" Friday February 16th 12:00p.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

Friday February 16, 2018

12:00 p.m.

Off Campus Community Zone (USU Lower Level)

Free pizza will be served

Are you getting enough sleep? Feeling tired throughout the day? Many college students often do not get enough sleep and it can effect many aspects of their lives. In this workshop, learn more about sleep and tips to help you feel recharged throughout the day.

Mini Workshop "Assess Your Stress" Tuesday February 27th 11:00a.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

 Tuesday February 27, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

Free pizza will be served

Being a college student is stressful. Students learn how to assess their stress to better determine when to seek additional help. Students will engage in a series of techniques for managing stress and maintaining good mental health and learn the science behind how/why these techniques work.

Facilitated by: Peer Ambassadors of Wellness

  Mini Workshop "Protect Your Dogs: Myth and Fact Party" Wednesday February 28 12:00p.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

 Wednesday February 28, 2018

12:00 p.m.

Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

Free pizza will be served

 Students will learn the basics about alcohol 101, overdose signs and prevention, and tricks and tips on having fun and keeping it safe.

Facilitated by: Peer Ambassadors of Wellness

Mini Workshop "Adulting Makes Cent$: How to write your money story" Wednesday March 7 11:30 a.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

 Wednesday March 7, 2018

11:30 a.m.

Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

 

Come enjoy free pizza as you learn how to write your money story: learn to prioritize, create goals, and put your money toward what you value most.

Facilitated by: Charah Coleman (Money Management Center)

"I HEART COMMUTERS"

Thursday March 15, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Area Outside USU (front of speakers platform)

student organizations tabling, campus partners tabling, ice cream, music, giveaways, and more

Mini Workshop "Living Off Campus" Wednesday April 4 12:00 p.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

Wednesday April 4, 2018

12:00 p.m.

Come enjoy free pizza as you learn "Living Off Campus" Whether you're a new or seasoned renter, come to the LivingOffCampusWorkshop and learn more about important considerations in an off-campus housing search plus valuable resources for current tenants.

Facilitated by: Gerry Elizondo (Student Involvement)

Mini Workshop "Living Off Campus" Wednesday April 4 5:00 p.m. Off-Campus Community Zone (USU lower level)

Wednesday April 4, 2018

5:00 p.m.

Come enjoy free pizza as you learn "Living Off Campus" Whether you're a new or seasoned renter, come to the LivingOffCampusWorkshop and learn more about important considerations in an off-campus housing search plus valuable resources for current tenants.

Facilitated by: Gerry Elizondo (Student Involvement)



It can be very easy to fall into a routine of traveling to campus, going to class, and traveling back home. Challenge yourself to find an activity or organization on campus. This can provide an on-campus support network, and a sense of a “home away from home.” Students who become involved on campus are more satisfied with their college experience, and do better academically.

It is the goal of Off-Campus Student Life to offer dynamic services, facilities, and programming that cultivates transformative learning experiences, higher satisfaction, higher retention, increased matriculation, and increased connections with faculty, staff, and peers.