Do I Need To Participate in the Early Start Program?

The Early Start Program is for first time freshman who require academic support in Mathematics or English based on their ELM or EPT scores. To see if you are required to participate, you must access your Early Start Smart Page found in your Student Center at My.fresnostate.edu.

Math:
The Early Start Program will prepare students who need assistance in Mathematics due to an ELM score of 49 or less.

English:
The Early Start Program will prepare students who need assistance in English due to an EPT score of 146 or less.

If you completed a qualified test or program, you may be exempt from Early Start. Go to the Exemptions page to learn more.