Becoming a Running Start student is a big decision and being a college student during your high school years is not for everyone. Take a look at our Running Start presentation to help determine if you are ready for college level work during your junior and/or senior years.
Part of attending a college program earlier than most of your peers is an added responsibility of emailing teachers, professors, counselors and advisors, filling out applications and forms in a timely manner, staying organized and being able to ask for help when needed.
To become a Running Start student, complete the following steps:
- STEP 1 Research your options, review our Running Start presentation and/or attend any information sessions offered.
- STEP 2 Complete enrollment process for your chosen college:
- STEP 3 Student MUST complete placement, watch informational videos provided by LWHS counselors and webinars provided by RS programs before emailing your counselor to make a phone call appointment with your counselor.
- Parent/guardian participation is required
- Before phone call, please review the following resources:
Running Start students are responsible for scheduling appointments with their counselor for a new Running Start Enrollment Verification Form for each quarter they are enrolled as a Running Start student.
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*Running Start students do not qualify for Departmental Honors or GPA Cords.