Commencement Ceremonies

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Should COVID-19 conditions worsen, Fresno City College reserves the right to cancel or modify the in-person ceremonies at any time.

Commencement Ceremony

Watch the livestream of the ceremony

Requirements to attend Commencement

Students who completed an Associates degree in Summer 2021, Fall 2021 or received a degree evaluation indicating pending completion for Spring 2022 and applied for graduation by March 1, 2022 are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony. You will receive an email invitation and instructions to your Student Email beginning in April 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Due to capacity and other restrictions, students who applied for graduation after March 1 deadline, will be evaluated for Summer 2022 graduation and may be permitted to attend the ceremony on a case by case bases.  Contact


Graduates in cap and gown


  •  Graduation announcements, caps, gown, and tassels may be purchased at the FCC Bookstore.
    • Black Cap & Gown
    • Red/White Tassel
  • Please come dressed in cap and gown and prepared to march.
  • Leave any personal items (backpacks, purses, etc.) in your car or with an audience member.
  • Parking is available at no cost in the Chukchansi parking lots on H Street across from the stadium. Other parking operated by the City of Fresno is also available for a fee.
  • If you have a physical limitation you feel may make it difficult to participate, please contact the Disabled Students Programs and Services Office at 559.442.8237 for assistance, no later than Monday, May 23, 2022.
  • Photographs will be taken by a contracted professional photographer of each graduate as they receive their diploma on stage and will be available for purchase in the days shortly following the event.
  • If for any reason you do not want your name to appear in the printed Commencement program or displayed during the ceremony send an email to by May 20, 2022.
  • Important information regarding commencement ceremony will be sent to your student email.