Future Students

Is Running Start a Good Fit?

Academic Expectations Class participation is an important and integral part of being a college student. Most instructors include this as part of your grade. Attendance is also a common percentage of your grade. Some instructors may fail you if you miss more then 4 classes. You should know how you are doing at all times, …more about Is Running Start a Good Fit?


You must be a Junior or Senior as determined by your high school and/or school district and/or home school co-op by your first quarter of Running Start Second year seniors are not eligible to enroll for the first time in the Running Start Program Currently enrolled in a Washington State public high school If you …more about Eligibility


   Applications will open for Winter 2018 quarter on October 3, 2017 and will close November 16, 2017 at 5 PM To Apply: Complete online application  No longer require agreement form too – submit application and wait for email. If you are currently enrolled in Bellevue College as Running Start student DO NOT reapply. Once we …more about Admissions

Assessment Preparation

You should refresh your English and math skills before taking the assessment so you can get the most appropriate placement. You may sign up for time to take ACCUPLACER for ENGLISH Running Start students must make appointments If you plan to take any math or other courses with math prerequisites (such as Chemistry or Physics) …more about Assessment Preparation

College Life

Running Start students are “regular” college students with the same privileges and responsibilities of any other college student. Studies show that students do better academically if they participate and are engaged in class. The Academic Success Center (Building D 204) has drop in tutoring available. Want someone to review your paper and offer suggestions before …more about College Life