COVID-19 Update: The latest news and guidance for students, faculty, and staff.

Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19 University Measures 

Welcome to the ECA!

The Early College Alliance is an excellent public secondary option for high school students in Michigan's Washtenaw County, or any county contiguous to Washtenaw County.

ECA Welcomes the 19-20 Cohort!

ECA Enrollment Information

Attention Parents & Students: 


The ECA & ECA Academy is still accepting applications for the 20-21 school year and students will be accepted into the program based on open enrollment slots per district. Applications are available to download by clicking here. Completed applications should be submitted via email to

For more information, please contact Mrs. Jackson via email at



Fall '20 Enrollment Information Session Webinar

Are you/your student interested in attending the Early College Alliance but missed our Information Session Webinar?


Learn how the ECA can help you/your student get a head start on college and career while earning up to 60 college credits at Eastern Michigan University — a $25,000 value!


View the slides from the presentation - CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK.

Contact Us

Early College Alliance

Eastern Michigan University
221 King Hall

Ypsilanti, MI 48197


School Hours
M-F  8:55am – 3:25pm

Half Days 
8:55am – 12:10pm


Office Hours
M-F  8:00am - 4:00pm

(734) 487-4290
Admin. Asst.: Crystal Jackson


Principal: Dr. Ellen Fischer
Asst. Principal: Michelle Peet


ECA's Vision is to bridge the gap between high school and college, enhancing life outcomes while fostering a democratic society.

ECA's Mission is to empower high school students from diverse backgrounds to earn up to 60 university credits toward a bachelor's degree.

ECA's Values: Social Justice, Strong & Supportive Relationships, Diversity, Growth Mindset, & Individualized Pathways.

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon