‘Run to Victory’

Hundreds of new Fresno State students (freshmen and transfers) rushed onto Jim Sweeney Field at Bulldog Stadium ahead of the Bulldogs’ season opener against Minnesota. The second annual “Run to Victory” is becoming a fan favorite, encouraging students to get involved in campus events and share in the Pride of the Valley.

Fresno State has several more events coming up, giving alumni, friends and students alike the opportunity to support the campus and enjoy family-friendly fun.


Nov. 7 – Day of Giving

Mark your calendars for Nov. 7 for Fresno State’s third annual online Day of Giving. Your gift on this day, no matter how large or small, will directly support student success. Every donor counts and demonstrates the strength of Fresno State in the Valley.


Nov. 21, 6 p.m. – Fresno State women’s basketball vs. BYU

Cheer on the ’Dogs in this marquee, non-conference game.

Nov. 23, TBA – Fresno State football vs. Nevada

What better way to celebrate Thanksgiving than football with family and friends at the home finale?

Dec. 6-14 – University Theatre

“As You Like It,” written by William Shakespeare and directed by Kathleen McKinley, will be performed at the John Wright Theatre on campus.

Jan. 4, 4 p.m. – Fresno State men’s basketball vs. San Jose State

The Bulldogs open the conference schedule against the rival Spartans.

April 26-28 – Vintage Days

The annual student-planned celebration attracts 50,000 community members for three days of food, games, live entertainment, arts and crafts, a beer and wine garden.

Feb. 11, 7 a.m. – State of the University

You’re invited to join President Joseph I. Castro and other University leaders as they share in-depth insight on Fresno State’s progress and goals.