University Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2019 on your upcoming graduation!

Becoming an official graduate of Fresno State only happens at University Commencement. So make sure you and everyone that matters to you is there to witness this moment... the moment you officially graduate. All graduates and their guests are invited to the University Commencement Ceremony.

No registration or tickets are required for graduates and guests


Make the most out of your graduation season. Remember these three important steps:

  1. Book it! Plan to attend University Commencement on Saturday, May 18, and don’t forget to attend other graduation ceremonies too. Schedules.
  2. Party! Attend Graduation Celebration on Saturday, May 18 at 11:30 a.m., on the south lawn of the Save Mart Center. Invite your family and friends to join you and the rest of the Class of 2019 for live music, food, photo booths, and fun activities for kids!
  3. Graduate! Be part of the tradition, represent your college at University Commencement, and get ready to join the family of 240,000+ alumni of Fresno State!

Commencement Details

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Save Mart Center
2650 E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 


  • Graduates arrive for line-up: no later than 12:30 p.m.
  • Processional starts: 1:00 p.m.
  • Ceremony starts: 1:30 p.m.

Save Mart Center Map


Download our Commencement Guide Booklet (PDF)