Welcome to the Division of Continuing and Global Education 

  • Provost Graduation Initiative

    The Provost Graduation Initiative Grant is for Fresno State students who are close to graduating.

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  • Open University

    Interested in taking a university class without being admitted to the university?

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  • Summer Session

    Take a class in the nine-week period and accelerate your time to degree completion.

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  • May-June Intersession

    Maximize academic success and accelerate your time to degree completion by taking a 3-week course during Intersession.

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  • Downtown Center

    The Downtown Center is an exciting partnership between Fresno State and Bitwise Industries that will bring professional development courses to Downtown Fresno.

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  • Early Start

    The Early Start Program is a tool used across the California State University system to prepare incoming freshmen for college-level English and Math courses

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  • Study Abroad

    The Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges is committed to assisting Fresno State students and faculty in learning about and participating in international activities both on campus and abroad.

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May-June Intersession

May-June Intersession runs between May 21 - June 8, 2018.

Intersession occurs in the three-week period between semesters. The timeframe allows students to concentrate on one course without interruptions, demands of other classes or other activities. Students are able to maximize academic success and accelerate their time to degree completion.

To download the May-June Intersession 2018 course list (PDF), 
click here.

Open University 

Spring 2018 Open University

What is Open University?

California State University, Fresno's Open University Program permits you, as a member of the general community, to take University classes after regularly enrolled students have registered and when there is still space available in the class.

Please click here for details on eligibility, how to enroll, and cost/payment information.


Serious and Compelling Drop/Withdrawal Period February 13 – April 17, 2018


All drops/withdrawals must be for a serious and compelling reason which makes it impossible for the student to complete course requirements. Student must provide written documentation that substantiates the condition. The reason must be acceptable to and verified by the instructor(s) of record and the department chair(s) who must both sign the form. Once the form is filled out and appropriate signatures obtained, submit form and documentation to Continuing and Global Education.

Downtown Center

Our Downtown Center pilot programs are now in session! The Downtown Center is located at Bitwise South Stadium, a new technology hub at the corner of Van Ness and Mono in Downtown Fresno.

Please check fresnostatedowntown.com regularly for updates on offerings.

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