Welcome to the ECA!

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

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 ECA Welcomes the 20-21 Cohort! 

ECA Enrollment Information

The ECA & ECA Academy enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is now open! Online applications can be submitted by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Online applications should be submitted by February 12 for the initial enrollment lottery. The ECA & ECA Academy will still accept applications after February 12, and students will be accepted into the program based on open enrollment slots per district.

Please email Mrs. Jackson with enrollment questions.

 Check out our 2020 ECA Webinar! 

Virtual Information Sessions for Fall 2021 Enrollment


Are you/your student interested in attending the Early College Alliance? 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! 

Please join us via Zoom for more information.

All meeting times are from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm.

Click on a meeting date to register:

Thursday, November 12, 2020  
Thursday, December 3, 2020  
Tuesday, December 8, 2020                                                   
Wednesday, January 13, 2021  
Monday, January 25, 2021


You must register in advance for these meetings. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please email Mrs. Jackson for more information. 

 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  8:30am - 4:00pm

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


PrincipalDr. Ellen Fischer
Asst. PrincipalMichelle 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.

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