Welcome to Early Start

2016 - Welcome Booth

Stop by the Welcome Booth which will be located on the first floor of the Peters Business building.  You will receive a FREE GIFT and can ask questions about Early Start or the campus.

Welcome Booth Hours

10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Session ONE - Welcome Booth

Monday, June 20 - Tuesday, July 21

Session TWO - Welcome Booth

Tuesday, July 5 - Wednesday, July 6

Session THREE - Welcome Booth

Monday, July 18 - Tuesday, July 19

Early Start Website


Overview of the Early Start program and Fresno State Early Start contacts

Remediation/Early Start Page

Learn how to use the Remediation/Early Start Page (also known as the Smart Page) in your Student Center.


Instructions for registering in Early Start courses.


Details on test scores (e.g. ELM, EPT, AP, SAT, ACT) and courses that can exempt you from the Early Start program

Course Descriptions

Descriptions of the various Early Start courses available at Fresno State. Includes face-to-face and online options.

Course Schedule

A schedule of available courses at Fresno State in 2016.


An overview of the tuition, student fees, and course materials for Early Start. Includes information about the Early Start fee waiver and obtaining course refunds.


Information about the reduced-cost Early Start parking permit.


Events, deadlines, and start/end dates for the 2016 Early Start program.


Links to resources for placement test prep, campus services, forms, and other helpful Early Start resources.


Frequently asked questions concerning all aspects of the Early Start program.