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Early Start

Early Start 2021

Early Start enrollment at Fresno State has ended.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Details and dates for Early Start at other CSU campuses will vary. The dates below are subject to change.

  • March 15th - May 1st: Accept/Decline admission and registration period for Dog Days: New Student Orientation.

  • March 31st: Fresno State closed for Cesar Chavez Day.

  • May 5th/6th: Students will receive an email from Fresno State concerning their Early Start status.

  • May 31st: Fresno State closed for Memorial Day.

  • June 11th: Early Start registration opens. Fees must be paid by June 28th (for students without fee waivers).

  • June 11th: Deadline to submit completed English and/or Mathematics Exemption Request forms, if needed. The May 5th/6th email you receive from Admissions will contain information about this form if it is required.

  • June 28th: Early Start fee payment deadline. Students who do not pay by 11:59pm will be dropped and must re-enroll after June 29th.

  • June 29th: Early Start registration unavailable for all students.

  • June 30th: Early Start registration reopens. Fees must be paid immediately upon registration (for students without fee waivers).

  • July 5th: Fresno State closed in observance of Independence Day.

  • July 6th-30th: EARLY START PROGRAM

  • August 23rd: First day of Fall 2021 instruction at Fresno State.