Graduate Blog

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March 13, 2017

In order to participate in the campuswide Commencement ceremony, you must:

Add your name to the May 2017 degree list by March 13 for inclusion in the Commencement Program. Take your final examination (defense) by April 7. Order academic attire (a mortarboard, tassel, gown, and hood) by April 13 at 10 p.m. Complete your dissertation deposit with the Graduate College Thesis Office by April 21.

Register for campuswide Commencement ceremony by April 30.

March 10, 2017

Please see the links below for FGI Summer Internships.


March 7, 2017

The Survey Research Lab announces the 2017 competition for the Robert Ferber and Seymour Sudman Dissertation Awards.

March 6, 2017

The Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering at the Lyles College of Engineering, California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in the area of Geomatics Engineering with a primary focus on photogrammetry and remote sensing. ( ID 13150) Candidates with expertise in land surveying will also be considered. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Geomatics/Surveying Engineering or a closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; for continued appointment, the doctorate must be completed by January 17, 2018. A Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geomatics/Surveying Engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline, is also required. Required Experiences include: 1) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds is required; 2) Education or experience focused in the geomatics engineering disciplines of photogrammetry and related remote sensing technologies and techniques. Applications are due by March 5, 2017, but the search will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at For inquiries, contact: Dr. Fariborz Tehrani, Search Committee Chair; Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, California State University, Fresno; 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., M/S EE94; Fresno, CA 93740-8030; Phone: 559.278.1762; E-mail:

March 6, 2017

Friday, March 10 is the last day for graduate students to drop a semester course online through Student Self-Service.