Outreach and Special Programs
African American InitiativeThe initiative is designed to aid African American students in adjusting to college life by building a community among students and faculty through academic support, networking, financial support, and mentoring. The initiative seeks to increase outreach, retention and graduation rates among African American students.
Native American InitiativeThe Native American Initiative has been established to increase the number of Native American students enrolling and graduating at Fresno State. The initiative offers academic assistance to students through providing access and promoting higher education and supports Native American cultural events on campus and in the community.
Central Valley Cal-SOAP
Dream Outreach Center
Educational Opportunity Center
Educational Talent Search Programs
Talent Search is a college preparatory and outreach program designed to assist and serve students in 9-12 grade from Central Valley High Schools and to encourage participants to complete secondary education and to undertake a program in post-secondary education. Our program staff conducts various informational workshops on topics such as post-secondary options, admissions procedure, financial aid, and career choices.Fresno State ETS & Porterville College ETS Programs
Upward Bound Programs
Upward Bound Programs at California State University, Fresno serve low-income, first-generation college bound high school students who have the potential to succeed in college, but need additional support to reach their potential. Upward Bound provides opportunities and assistance to students in acquiring the academic skill development and motivational support through teaching and counseling.Programs available for Fresno and Madera Unified