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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 a Student and Parent Orientation; call 360-623-8967 or email

Advising for Running Start

Running Start students must meet with an advisor for scheduling classes and to make schedule changes. Schedule an appointment with an advisor by calling the Advising/Counseling Center at 360-623-8967 or Centralia College East (in Morton) at 360-496-5022.

2019 Running Start Student and Parent Orientations

Students, along with parent or guardian, must attend an orientation. All Running Start orientations are in the Walton Science Center, Room 121 at 7 p.m. Please contact Running Start at or 360-623-8967 for more information.
March 4 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
April 9 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
April 15 6:00 pm CCEast (Morton) Orientation
April 24 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
May 9 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
May 20 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation
June 5 7:00 pm WSC 121 Orientation

Contact RS

Contact Running Start for more information at