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Next Steps



Take your EPT/ELM tests as soon as possible and complete your intent to enroll by May 1, 2014 at My.CSUDH.EDU.



Indicate how you will meet your Early Start requirements.

If your EPT/ELM test scores require you to participate in Early Start, you will need to indicate your intent to complete Early Start. To do this:

  • Log in to My.CSUDH.EDU
  • Go to the Early Start Smart Page
  • Indicate your intent to complete Early Start and how you plan to meet the Early Start requirement



Sign up for Early Start.

Once you’ve taken your EPT/ELM exams, completed your intent to enroll, and told us how you plan to meet your Early Start requirement, follow these steps to sign up for Early Start:

  • Log in to My.CSUDH.EDU and click on the Student Center link
  • Click on Enroll in Early Start
  • Click on Search, then Select Subject (choose ESE or ESM)
  • Narrow your search results by entering the course number, or click Search to view all open Early Start sections
  • Click on Select Class to select an ESE/ESM course
  • Click Next, then click Proceed to Step 2 of 3
  • Click Finish Enrolling
  • A message display will show the Financial Aid waiver — complete if eligible
  • Go back the Student Center
  • Click on Account Inquiry to view and pay for your Early Start course



Take summer Early Start courses.

Early Start courses in English and math will be offered for summer 2014 at CSU campuses including CSUDH, at some community colleges and online. A list of courses for each CSU campus will be available in mid-March at