Running Start Admission
Getting started at Centralia College is easy and free. Student seeking to participate in the Running Start program can follow these simple steps to apply and register.
Running Start is a state program for academically qualified juniors and senior high school students. You can enroll in courses to fulfill high school graduation requirements and earn college credit.
Complete an Online Admission Form
Complete the free online admission form.
Email Your High School Transcript
Email your most recent high school transcript to email@example.com. If you are home-schooled, a transcript is not required.
Take Placement Tests or Send Test Scores
You do not need to take a college placement test if you have one of the following:
- A qualifying high school transcript with a ‘B’ or higher in your English class
- An SBAC score in ELA of 3 or higher
If you do not have a transcript or a SBAC score, you can take a college placement test for free. Visit the Testing Center webpage for options. You must test into college-level reading to be eligible for Running Start.
Meet with a Centralia College Advisor
Schedule an appointment for advising by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Running Start
TransAlta Commons, Second Floor