Early Start Forms/Resources

Forms

Early Start Schedule Change/Refund Form (PDF) - Use this form to request a refund if you become exempt, or if you need to add, drop, or switch your Early Start courses.

Early Start Exemption Petition Form (PDF) - If you are unable to attend Early Start due to a serious and compelling reason, fill out this form.  Note: traveling over the summer does NOT exempt you from the Early Start requirement.

Conditionally Exempt English Form (PDF) - Request to become exempt from Early Start English course via Senior Year Experience (SYE).

Conditionally Exempt Math Form (PDF) - Request to become exempt from Early Start Mat course via Senior Year Experience (SYE).

Registration Resources

How to Accept Your Admission (YouTube) - This  tutorial will show you how to accept your admission to Fresno State.

Early Start Registration Guide (PDF)

Community College Courses Accepted by Fresno State (PDF) - Students who have taken English or Mathematics courses at California community colleges may use this guide to see if their coursework will satisfy Fresno State college readiness requirements.

Fresno State Building Abbreviations (PDF) - This guide will help you identify the building abbreviations on Fresno State maps and in your class schedule.

English and Math Preparation

Early Assessment Program (EAP) - information on CAASPP results, EAP statuses, and more.

CSU English Success - A list of resources to help you prepare for college-level English.

CSU Math Success - A list of resources to help you prepare for college-level Math, including preparation for the Elementary Level Mathematics (ELM) exam.

Your Pathway to College Readiness (PDF) - A flowchart to help determine a student's Early Start status and possible exemptions. 

Other Early Start Programs

Courses by CSU Campus - A comparison guide to Early Start offerings at all CSU campuses.

CSU Campus Early Start Websites