Best Practices

Best Practices

Oftentimes certain blocks of text are repeated on college publications. Some of these are required, depending on the type of publication. Here are the official versions of repeating text elements.

Fresno City College Specific Text Elements

Fresno City College Boiler Plate Description

For many college publications, such as press releases, it is customary to end with a general statement about Fresno City College. Below is the accepted boiler plate description of Fresno City College.

Fresno City College was established in 1910, becoming California’s first community college and ultimately changing the course of college education in California.  The campus encompasses over 100 acres with historic buildings, a diverse student population and more than 20,000 students enrolled during the academic year.  FCC is a college of the State Center Community College District, which is part of the California Community College System with 112 community colleges.  The college offers more than 100 associate in Art and Science degrees and more than 40 two-year degree tracks in education, law, military service, medicine, performing arts, humanities, public service and more.

Compliance Statements

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement

The following is the approved ADA statement that should be included in all materials relating to employment at Fresno City College. The statement is also printed on the bottom of the Fresno City College letterhead.

This institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, handicap, religion, age or sexual orientation.


Graphic Services

Graphic Design Services

Graphic design services are available to campus departments and instructors. These services include graphic design, preparation of artwork for printing or copying, mounting, laminating, color copying and large format printing.

All requests for graphic services must be submitted on the appropriate work request form.

Graphic Services Work Request

For more information or questions specific to graphic services, please contact the Print Media & Communication department at Fresno City College.

Contact Information


District Specific Text Elements

Official Educational Site Listing

When listing two or more SCCCD educational sites in your text, make sure to order them according to the official educational site listing.

    1. Fresno City College
    2. Reedley College
    3. Clovis Community College
    4. Madera Community College Center
    5. Oakhurst Community College Center
    6. The Training Institute
    7. Career & Technology Center
Official educational site listing with signature line

The official educational site listing with signature line is a required text element for all District-specific print advertising. It should be placed along the same horizontal plane as the logo, or directly below the logo (see examples below). Exceptions to this policy must be approved by the SCCCD Public & Legislative Relations office.

The official education site listing with signature line is as follows:

State Center Community College District offers courses at Fresno City College, Reedley College, Madera Center, Oakhurst Center, and Clovis Community College.