Early Start Program

Your college career begins now.

We’re excited to welcome you to your new academic home in the School of Politics and Global Studies in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU!

Our number one priority is your success so we hope you'll join us for our free, two-week immersion program. You’ll join fellow SPGS majors as you embark on a journey to prepare for your transition to ASU. From notable guest speakers to visiting the AZ State Capitol, you’ll experience a lively, engaging and thought-provoking program designed to create a pathway to success for you.

Participation in the School of Politics and Global Studies Early Start program is by special invitation only. Space is limited so we encourage you to register early!

Questions? Email Dr. Gina Woodall at gina.woodall@asu.edu. 

Apply here


Learn new strategies

and get familiar with resources for succeeding in college. 

Get to know your peers

and connect with faculty, academic mentors, and successful alumni. 

Be in-the-know

regarding the internships and study abroad experiences SPGS has to offer.

Explore the Arizona State Capitol

through an eye-opening, behind the scenes field trip. 


Program Schedule

During Early Start, you can expect to be busy each day throughout the entirety of the program. And we promise — you won’t be sitting in a classroom all day!

Coming soon