• Students throwing their graduation caps into the air
  • Students smiling while seated during graduation ceremony
  • African American female student smiling during ceremony
  • President Castro awarding a graduating student
  • African American male student crossing stage during graduation ceremony

University Commencement Ceremony
Congratulations Class of 2017!

Every spring at the University Commencement Ceremony, the president of California State University, Fresno formally confers undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees to all students who have graduated during the past academic year.

This university-wide ceremony is the university’s only event where degrees are officially conferred to graduates.  All graduates and their guests are invited to the University Commencement Ceremony.

Save the Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Save Mart Center, 2650 E. Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA

More information regarding 2017 Commencement Weekend schedule and Main Commencement Ceremony will posted on this website starting February 2017.  Contact Student Involvement at 559.278.2741 with any questions.


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