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How to Enroll in Early Start

To enroll in the CSU Early Start Program:
  1. 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 
  2. 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.
  3. Students admitted to CSUSM: 
      Your location to take Early Start classes will default to CSUSM on the Smart Page. 
      You may change the location to take Early Start classes on the Smart Page if necessary.
  4. Enroll in Early Start classes at CSUSM. Instructions on how to register for classes can be found here: Early Start Enrollment Instructions