CSU Early Start Program
Welcome to Early Start 2016 at Chico State!
The Early Start Program (ESP) is a CSU enrollment requirement for first-time freshmen who need help getting ready for college-level English and/or math. The goal of Early Start is to better prepare you in math and English before your first semester even begins so that you have a better chance of completing a college degree.
Summer 2016 Key Dates
- July 14: Last day to register for Early Start Beginning Algebra & English. (Reserved for students attending Chico State in the fall.)
- July 15: Final day to select / change your Early Start campus
Early Start Classes are Online
All our of classes are online so that you can complete your Early Start requirement no matter where you live, where you’re traveling, or what your summer schedule is like.
View the Online Class Schedule
Wondering how online classes work? Here’s info from our faculty!
Prepare for Success!
There are several things you can do to ensure that you complete the course(s) and meet the Early Start requirements. We’ve compiled a list of helpful tips & resources for you. Also, become familiar with Blackboard Learn, the online home of your Early Start courses.
If you have a disability and require reasonable
accommodations for completing ESP course(s) at CSU, Chico, contact the
Accessibility Resource Center as soon as you register.