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Running Start

Running Start studentsThe Running Start Program allows qualified high school juniors and seniors to enroll tuition-free in college courses as part of their high school programs of study.

High school students and parents may learn more about the program by attending an information session; call (360) 736-9391, ext. 265, or email

Advising for Running Start

Running Start students must meet with Running Start Advisors for scheduling classes and to make schedule changes. Schedule an appointment with a Running Start Advisor by calling the Counseling Center at 736-9391, ext 265 or Centralia College East (in Morton) at 496-5022.

2016 Running Start Orientations

Students, along with parent or guardian, must attend an orientation. All Running Start orientations are in WSC 121 at 7:00 pm. Please contact Running Start at or (360) 736-9391, ext. 265, for more information.
March 7 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
March 22 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
April 19 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
May 5 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
May 17 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
June 6 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation

RS Forms

Contact RS

Contact Running Start for more information at