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College of Arts and Humanities

Important Information for Guests

Guest Information:  Parking passes are not required.  All Arts and Humanities graduates will park in Lot V.  Guests are to park in the Save Mart Center’s North Lot, or on the Fresno State Campus.  Parking is free. Due to security requirements, backpacks or large bags will not be allowed in the Save Mart Center.  Purses will be subject to search at the door by security personnel. Lot 5 is designated for the disabled and special passes.

Please note that parking at Campus Pointe is not allowed for Convocation/Commencement ceremonies.  Violators will be cited.

Please encourage your guests to arrive early to allow sufficient time for security searches prior to entering the Save Mart Center.

Please be aware of these strict guidelines: 

  •     No Balloons
  •     No Food
  •     No Confetti
  •     No Strollers
  •     No Re-entry
  •     No Air Horns
  •     No Weapons

When the ceremony has concluded:  There will be a recessional at the end of the ceremony.  The platform party will leave first, then the faculty and the graduates, beginning with the front row.  You will meet your graduates outside the Save Mart Center in the grassy area on the south side of the building facing Shaw Avenue. Guests will be dismissed after students have exited the buildings

Convocation programs:  Programs will be available as you enter the seating area.