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New Student Convocation

Each August, the University welcomes new freshmen, transfer and graduate students to the Bulldog family with the official New Student Convocation ceremony, followed by an after-party with your fellow incoming students!

Event Information

The free-to-attend Convocation on Monday, August 17, 2020 is to celebrate you– our new students!

  • Drive-Thru Welcome – 5:30 p.m. :: Pick up your spirit pack!

  • Virtual Ceremony – 8 p.m. :: Don't miss the official welcome to Fresno State by President Castro!
  • Virtual After-Party – 8:30 p.m. :: Celebration along with your fellow incoming students and a live DJ!

New students: Check your Fresno State email for information on how to participate!



All new first-time, transfer and graduate students are welcome to attend.

For inquiries or accommodations, contact Student Involvement: • 559.278.2741