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Kremen School of Education and Human Development

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Commencement Ceremony

Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Friday, May 14, 2021
9:00 A.M.
Bulldog Stadium

Celebrating graduates from the Classes of 2020 and 2021! Share your graduation excitement by using #KremenGrad2020 and #KremenGrad2021.

Commencement Details

Registration to attend Commencement has been closed. The Kremen School's Commencement will be live-streamed for graduates, friends, family and the community to celebrate together virtually. 

Who’s Invited

  • The class of 2020 and 2021 of the Liberal Studies Degree, Wayfinders and T.A.R.G.E.T. Certificate, Credential, Master’s Degree, and Doctoral Degree candidates.
  • Each graduate who registered to attend in-person will be issued a maximum of four (4) assigned tickets for their guests. Details of the in-person procession and arrival time are still to come.
  • The ceremonies will be live-streamed so that students and families who are unable or choose not to attend an in-person ceremony can celebrate their graduate’s achievement in real-time by watching online. The video will be made available to the public on the Fresno State website.

Kremen School Stole


  • Kremen School stoles are available to purchase through the Fresno State Graduation Merchandise e-Market.
  • Stoles cost $26. There is no service charge for ACH (electronic check) payment method, but there is a convenience credit card fee of 2.65% per transaction.
  • The deadline to purchase a stole is Saturday, May 1, 2021. Supplies are limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • Pickup details are still being finalized. Purchasers will receive an email with pickup instructions at a later time.
  • Purchase a stole here.


  • Liberal Studies, Master’s Degree, and Doctoral Degree candidates will attend in cap and gown. Cap and gown attire is on sale now at the Kennel Bookstore. For more information visit the Kennel Bookstore website. Credential, Wayfinders, and T.A.R.G.E.T. Certificate candidates will attend in business attire.
  • Wear comfortable shoes. You will be standing and walking quite a bit. No high heels are allowed on the turf at the Bulldog Stadium.
  • Students often decorate the top of their cap, and we welcome your discrete creativity.

Conferring of Degrees

  • Chancellor Joseph I. Castro will attend Fresno State’s six commencement ceremonies to confer degrees on the graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021.


Honor Cords

  • Liberal Studies undergraduate honor cords are being mailed to recipients. 


  • The University is currently working to finalize details for hooding. Additional information will be available in the coming weeks. Continue to check the commencement website and your student email for new information as it becomes available.

Additional Virtual Celebrations

M.A. in Higher Education Administration and Leadership Pinning Ceremony

  • Wednesday, May 12
  • 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
  • Zoom
  • For more information, contact

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership Medallion Ceremony


Visit the Fresno State Commencement website.

Main Commencement Website

For questions or accommodations, contact the Student Involvement Center at 559.278.2741 or, you can also contact the Kremen School at

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