About Running Start
The Washington State Legislature established Running Start as an option to offer high school students more choices to complete their high school education.
The Running Start program offers academically qualified high school juniors and seniors enrolled in public high schools the opportunity to take college classes while earning credit for high school. Students may take classes at any one of the Green River campuses or online. Students interested in Running Start may learn more about the program by reading this website or viewing our information session.
Green River's Running Start Program at a glance:
- 1,600+ students participate from over 40 high schools across 15 school districts.
- Average GPA of a Running Start student is 3.0.
- Mixture of students who are enrolled full-time and part-time at Green River.
- Students have the option to earn their high school diploma from Green River by completing any associate degree.
- Students pursue both transfer and career and technical education programs.
- Students participate in campus activities and leadership.
Learn more about the Running Start program by visiting the sections below.
- Benefits and Considerations
- Getting Started
- Frequently Asked Questions
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Visit: Student Affairs & Success Center - SA 135
Virtual lobby: Zoom
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Hours of Operation:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
NOTE: Masks required for appointments.
Friday March 24th - Closed
Campus In-Service Day
Friday April 28th - Open
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.