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How to Enroll in Early Start

To enroll in the CSU Early Start Program:
  1. Take the EPT/ELM tests no later than the May 6, 2017 test date. Because demand is heavy and seating is limited, we recommend signing up for an earlier test date. To register for the exam(s), please visit ETS
  2. Go to the CSU Smart Page link, which is located in your MyCSUSM account. Instructions on how to locate the Smart Page in your MyCSUSM account can be found here:  Smart Page Instructions 
  3. Review your CSU Smart Page to:
      Find out if you need to participate in Early Start.
      Find out if you qualify for an Early Start fee waiver based on your FAFSA information.
  4. Students admitted to CSUSM: 
      Your location to take Early Start classes will default to CSUSM on the CSU Smart Page. 
      You may change the location to take Early Start classes on the Smart Page if necessary, but no later than June 16, 2017.
  5. Enroll in Early Start classes at CSUSM. Instructions on how to register for classes can be found here: Early Start Enrollment Instructions

Early Start Workshops at High Schools

Date Time School
5/5/2017 11:42 AM El Camino High School
5/11/2017 9:00 AM Ramona High School
5/15/2017 11:30 AM Heritage High School
5/16/2017 12:30 PM Mission Hills High School
5/17/2017 8:00 AM Escondido High School
5/17/2017 9:00 AM Temecula Valley High School
5/17/2017 12:24 PM Rancho Bernardo High School
5/18/2017 9:30 AM Orange Glen High School
5/19/2017 7:30 AM Citrus Hill High School
5/19/2017 11:30 AM Murrieta Mesa High School
5/19/2017 11:30 AM Sage Creek High School
5/22/2017 6:00 PM Murriete Valley High School
5/23/2017 1:00 PM Vista Murrieta High School
5/24/2017 10:30 AM Chaparral High School
5/24/2017 10:30 AM Oceanside High School
5/25/2017 11:00 AM Carlsbad High School