New Graduate Student Orientation

Welcome and Congratulations from the Dean of the Division of Research and Graduate Studies!


Congratulations on your decision to pursue a graduate education!

Best wishes for success,
James E. Marshall, Dean


Chart Your Course

There are just three basic steps you must navigate in a timely manner to help ensure your own success at Fresno State:
  1. Admission to classified standing.
  2. Advancement to candidacy.
  3. Awarding of the graduate degree.
This video will explain these three steps and provide other information supplemental to the graduate degree experience.



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Financial Opportunities

There are different ways to finance your graduate career at Fresno State. This video talks about some resources to consider.


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Graduate Writing Studio

The Fresno State Graduate Writing Center provides students support in the composition of dissertations, thesis, projects, or any other graduate level course assignments. Watch this video for more information.

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Graduate Statistics Studio

The graduate statistics studio provides research and statistical consulting to all graduate students. 

What I know now I wish I'd known then!

Fresno State graduate students testimonials.


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