Early Start

SJSU Student Campus Life 


The California State University’s Early Start Program is required for incoming students who score below 50 on the Entry Level Math (ELM) exam and/or score below 138 on the English Placement Test (EPT).The Accessible Education Center collaborates with the Early Start Program and SJSU Testing Office to provide accommodations for the Early Start Program, including the administration of the EPT/ELM to students registered with the AEC who have a documented disability. 

Students should select from the following options as soon as possible:

 

  EPT/ELM at SJSU Early Start at SJSU Fall 2013 at SJSU
Option 1
Option 2  
Option 3  
Option 4    

 

 Option 1

You will take the EPT/ELM at SJSU, attend Early Start at SJSU, and be a freshman at SJSU in Fall 2013

1

Registering with the AEC & EPT/ELM Accommodations

  1. Contact the AEC office at 408.924.6000 to schedule a 1 hour appointment for at least one month prior to the exam date.

  2. Prior to your appointment pay for the EPT/ELM.

  3. Arrive 15 minutes early to your scheduled appointment with the AEC, arrive prepared by bringing:

    a.      Proof of EPT/ELM payment

    b.      Appropriate documentation about disability

     

2

Early Start

  1. Attend first day of Early Start class

  2. Obtain syllabus for each course

  3. Meet with a AEC counselor to request accommodations for Early Start course:  

    a.      Bring a printed copy of Early Start Syllabi for English and/or Math course.  Accommodations will not be prescribed without syllabi.  

  4. When Early Start ends contact AEC to Schedule an appointment with a AEC counselor for Fall.

 

3

Fall

  1. Attend first day of class for all registered courses.

  2. Obtain syllabus for each course.

  3. Attend scheduled appointment  with a AEC counselor to request accommodations:

    a.       Bring printed copies of ALL syllabi with you, including course syllabi only available online. Accommodations WILL NOT be prescribed without syllabi.

 

 

Option 2

You will take the EPT/ELM at SJSU and attend Early Start at SJSU

1

Registering with AEC & EPT/ELM Accommodations

  1. Contact the AEC office at 408.924.6000 to schedule a 1 hour appointment for at least one month prior to the exam date.

  2. Prior to your appointment pay for the EPT/ELM.

  3. Arrive 15 minutes early to your scheduled appointment with the AEC, arrive prepared by bringing:

    a.       Proof of EPT/ELM payment

    b.      Appropriate documentation about disability

2

Early Start

  1. Attend first day of Early Start class

  2. Obtain syllabus for each course

  3. Meet with a AEC counselor to request accommodations for Early Start course:

    a.       Bring a printed copy of Early Start syllabi for English and/or Math course. Accommodations will not be prescribed without syllabi.

 

 Option 3

You will attend Early Start at SJSU and be a freshman at SJSU in Fall 2013

1

Registering with AEC

  1. Contact the AEC office at 408.924.6000 to schedule a 1 hour appointment for the first day of early start.

  2. Attend first day of Early Start class

  3. Obtain syllabus for each course

  4. Arrive 15 minutes early to your scheduled appointment with the AEC, arrive prepared by bringing:

    a.      Appropriate documentation about disability

    b.      Bring a printed copy of Early Start syllabi for English and/or Math course. Accommodations will not be prescribed without syllabi.

  5. When Early Start ends contact AEC to schedule an appointment with a AEC counselor for Fall.

 

2

Fall

  1. Attend first day of class for all registered courses.

  2. Obtain syllabus for each course.

  3. Attend scheduled appointment  with a AEC counselor to request accommodations:

    a.       Bring printed copies of ALL syllabi with you, including course syllabi only available online. Accommodations WILL NOT be prescribed without syllabi.

 

 

Option 4

You will attend Early Start at SJSU

1

Registering with AEC

  1. Contact the AEC office at 408.924.6000 to make a 1 hour appointment for the first day of early start.

  2. Attend first day of Early Start class

  3. Obtain syllabus for each course

  4. Arrive 15 minutes early to your scheduled appointment with AEC, arrive prepared by bringing:a.      Appropriate documentation about disability

    b.      Bring a printed copy of Early Start syllabi for English and/or Math course.        Accommodations will not be prescribed without syllabi.