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What is Early Start?

Early Start is a CSU initiative that requires incoming freshmen students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level math and/or English to begin taking English and/or math courses during the summer before coming to any CSU.

For Information about Early Start at all CSU Campuses, please visit CSU Early Start.

The basics of Early Start

  • The program takes place the summer before the freshmen year.
  • Early Start math and English courses will be available at every CSU campus.
  • Financial aid will be available for those who qualify and demonstrate need.