How to Apply for Running Start

Consulting your high school counselor is an important part of understanding your participation in Running Start.

  1. Apply for admission to Grays Harbor College.
  2. Take a Placement Test.
  3. Discuss the results of your test with a GHC advisor and receive an RS blue folder of materials and test results.  
  4. Take the test results to your high school counselor to inquire what high school credits are needed for graduation and discuss classes that may be equivalents at GHC.
  5. To register, make an appointment with a Running Start Advisor to choose classes and start paperwork.
  6. Gather signatures from your high school and guardian on the Verification Form and bring it back to GHC for final signatures. The Verification Form is your tuition payment.
  7. Pay Fees and pick up books before classes begin.
  8. Attend "New Student Orientation"