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Fall 2021 Current Office Hours

Monday through Thursday 8am to 5pm

Closed on Fridays

Running Start Service Closures and Holidays

During these days no classes and/or business operations are closed which includes email and phone.

*Note: Starting Friday, April 30, 2021 through Friday, December 31, 2021, The Center for High School Programs Office (including the Running Start Program) will be CLOSED to the public, with the exception of the following Fridays:

*Winter, Quarter Class Registration TBD

Running Start Is For You!

Running Start is for all high school Juniors and Seniors that are enrolled in a public high school in Washington state.

You have many educational options to choose from as a student in Washington State, why not Running Start? During these uncertain times, as we continue on in virtual-learning environments, Bellevue College is a reliable option that will continue to challenge you academically and provide you with many classes to choose from that will meet your high school graduation requirements.

Attend Running Start at Bellevue College to be challenged academically, gain a college experience while in high school, earn both high school and college credits, have more choice and variety in your class options, explore career and college pathways and so much more!

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Admission Process

Follow the instructions below to apply for the Running Start Program. Carefully choose the quarter you plan to begin.

If you are currently enrolled in Bellevue College as a Running Start student do not reapply. Contact our office regarding questions about this.

RS Winter 2022 State College Application and the Intent to Participate submit immediately.

*Note: Bellevue College cannot guarantee that you will be able to complete placement and other pre-enrollment functions prior to the first day of fall classes if you apply to the college after that date.  For Running Start Program admission processes, at this time we cannot guarentee registration in classes for the upcoming fall quarter.

Running Start Online Information Session

Below you will find a schedule for our online Running Start Information Sessions for Winter 2022 and Spring 2022 quarter. The information session will be held on Microsoft Teams Live Event streaming service. View the links below then select the day you wish to attend in order to find the join link. Due to COVID-19 our information session will only be provided online if you need a copy of the presentation or some other accommodation please email us at chsprograms@bellevuecollege.edu.

Winter 2022 Schedule

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Saturday November 20th10:00 amOnline Join Here

Spring 2022 Schedule

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Saturday January 22nd10:00 amOnline Join Here
Saturday February 5th10:00 amOnline Join Here