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Morning ceremonies - graduates should arrive at 7:15 a.m. The procession will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the ceremony will start at 9:00 a.m.
Evening ceremonies - graduates should arrive at 5:15 p.m. The procession will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the ceremony will start at 7 p.m.
Virtual attendees - the livestream will be available on the homepage of commencement.fresnostate.edu. The livestreams will begin at 8:30 a.m. for the morning ceremonies and at 6:30 p.m. for the evening ceremonies.
Graduates and guests are encouraged to park in the white and red lots closest to the stadium, or on campus. Parking fees will be relaxed. Graduates can also be dropped off at the main entrance of Bulldog Stadium on Bulldog Lane.
All Fresno State Commencement and graduation celebrations are alcohol, drug, smoke, vapor and tobacco-free events and a zero-tolerance for disorderly behavior will be strictly enforced.
Graduates and guests will not be permitted to carry alcoholic beverages into ceremony sites or consume them there. Graduates and guests who are intoxicated or disruptive will not be allowed in the ceremony venue or will be escorted from the ceremony.
Smaller bags brought by guests are subject to visual inspection by security staff upon entry. Each graduate and guest may bring one sealed water bottle up to 24 oz in size. Additionally, water will be sold at concession stands.
Strollers are permitted in the stadium; however, individuals are responsible for their transport, storage and security. We recommend exercising caution with uneven surfaces and the inclines of walkways in and around the event venue.
Noisemakers, balloons, large bags (above 12x10x10 inches), signs, weapons, lighters and bottles containing liquids other than water will not be permitted into the stadium.