Whether it's research assistance, textbooks on reserve, or technology loans, an FCC librarian is ready to help. Visit the FCC Library webpage for more information.
A wide variety of special programs is available to students. If you are interested in learning more, check out Programs to Help You Succeed and Student Success Programs
Students may seek assistance from Psychological Services for a variety of reasons. Following are some common student concerns: adjustment to college, anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues, personal growth and exploration, grief and loss, stress and anger management, and questions regarding sexual orientation or gender identity.
The Ram Pantry is a free food assistance program for college students currently enrolled at Fresno City College. The Ram Pantry staff believes that food insecurity and hunger should not be a barrier to success for students. The goal is to increase the graduation and course completion rate of our students.
FCC has grouped majors into five pathways. Pathways allow you first to determine an overall field of study, and then focus on a program or major to earn a certificate, associate degree, and/or prepare for transfer to a university.
DSPS Ram Pathway Counselors:
Arts, Communication & Language: Patrick Tackett
Business: Ryan Blodgett
Culture, Education, and Society: Leslie Silva
Health & Stem: Saul Fernandez and Sage Talbot
Tech & Trades: Jesse Llanos and Tiffany Myers
Undecided major? Visit the FCC Career and Employment Center for information about online career assessments and career information.
Read and Write Gold is free for all Students
Read and Write Gold is a text-to-speech program that provides visual and auditory feedback of text. Read and Write has proven to be beneficial for people with learning disabilities, dyslexia, and visual impairments.
- Hear web pages and documents read aloud to improve reading comprehension, with choice of natural voices
- Understand familiar words with text and picture dictionaries
- Develop writing skills with word-predictions
- Support independent student research with valuable study skills tools
Read and Write Online Help
Read and Write Toolbar Video
Read and Write Quick Reference Card
- Download Read & Write Setup.zip
- Click and run SETUP.EXE
- Click "Activate". No code needed!
- Activation is successful. You can now use the program.
Starfish provides comprehensive tools that will help you connect with Fresno City College resources. It gives faculty a way to communicate your progress throughout the semester to ensure the right people are able to intervene when needed.
In addition, you can schedule an appointment to meet with your DSPS counselor via Starfish:
How to Schedule a Starfish Appointment
The Office of Student Activities offers students the opportunity to participate in student government, student clubs and organizations, campus activities, and social and cultural events. Participation in campus life has been shown to have a positive impact on student success and leadership development.
The FCC Tutorial Center provides a number of Tutoring Support Options, both in-person and online. For information regarding tutoring specific to your course, check Canvas.