Fresno State‘s 102nd Commencement will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Save Mart Center on campus. Commencement events begin Friday, May 17 with 19 college and school convocations and department and program celebrations throughout the day mostly on campus. Off campus events include the Department of Social Work and Department of Public Health. Some events require tickets (see web link) but the main ceremony on Saturday does not. Eight events will be held Saturday concluding with Latino Commencement. Complete schedule of events.