The Early Start Program: Registration Timeline

Fall 2014 Timeline

May 5 - Early Start Pre-Registration Opens. Pre-registration runs through June 6th. ES tuition-fees are due June 6 for both electronic and in person payments.
June 7 - at 12:01am, registration for Early Start is frozen. Students who have not paid ES fees, or been deemed eligible for a financial waiver, will be automatically dropped for non-payment. Dropped students will need to re-register on or after June 5th.
June 8 - Registration for ES resumes. Students who enroll in ES June 8 or later will have 24 hours to make payment electronically or in person at Fresno State. Students who do not pay tuition-fees within 24 hours of enrollment will be automatically dropped from ES courses. 
Registration into a class past the first meeting date is not permitted.

Registration Instructions

Students should read the following instructions for assistance registering for Early Start. Click here for instructions.

Early Start Tuition-Fee Refunds

Students who are declared exempt from Early Start may apply for a refund up to the beginning of the course. No refund petitions will be accepted from students after the beginning of the course. Extraordinary circumstances beyond a student’s control (such as being called up for active military duty) will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Partial refunds are not offered for the Early Start Program. Students should contact Continuing and Global Education at 559.278.0333 for more information. Click here for refund petition form.


Classes will meet on the Fresno State campus. Some classes are taught online only and will not meet face to face.