• Walla Walla Community College Running Start program is still available to support all Running Start students during our current distant learning environment.  Please contact us directly if you have questions about class requirements, available school resources, class schedule adjustments, and/or anything else that may come up.
  • Students interested in starting the enrollment process for Running Start for the 2020-2021 school year are still encouraged to access the “Steps to Enrollment” link below for detailed steps on how to enroll in Running Start for next year.  Please see our “2020 Running Start presentation” link or call/email us directly to get more information about the program and if it may be a good fit for your student

If you have questions about Running Start process or eligibility please call Walla Walla Community College at 509-527-4262 for information.

Running Start Program

509.527.4262 (Walla Walla) | 509.758.1721 (Clarkston)

Running Start, a program created by the Washington State legislature, provides an opportunity for juniors and seniors in public high schools to enroll in courses at Walla Walla Community College. This program provides academically qualified students an opportunity to attend college courses and earn college credits, tuition-free, while completing high school graduation requirements. Home-schooled and private school students must enroll in a public high school to participate in this program.

Steps to Enrollment
Fee Waiver
WA HS Graduation Requirements
Parent Information Night Presentation
Enrollment Verification
Katrina Schaeffer

Appointment scheduling

Diana Herrmann

Walla Walla Campus Coordinator
[email protected]

Brian McElroy (Clarkston)

Running Start Coordinator