Running Start

Take classes at Renton Technical College, earn college credit for free, all while completing high school graduation requirements!

Eligibility for Running Start at Renton Technical College:

  • High School Junior or Senior
  • Enrolled in a Washington State public high school
  • Ready for college-level courses

Note: Home-school and students attending private schools may participate in Running Start. They must enroll in a public high school and be evaluated as a junior or senior.  It is not required to take classes at the public high school to participate in Running Start.

Running Start is flexible. Participate part-time (classes at high school AND RTC) or full-time (all classes at RTC). Take general education courses or begin a career training program!

Learn more at our Info Sessions!

All sessions are at 6 p.m. in Building C, Room 110 on the following dates: 

  • February 5
  • March 4
  • March 25*
  • April 1*
  • April 22*

*Due to the current social distancing procedures, the in-person Running Start information sessions are cancelled. We are working to create a recorded version of the information sessions and will post them to this website as soon as possible. Stay Tuned!

In the meantime, please email Chelsea Good at cgood@rtc.edu if you have questions.


Start your application today!

Fill-out the Running Start application packet to get started or contact us, should you have questions.

CONTACT

Chelsea Good smiling

Chelsea Good
Running Start Counselor
cgood@rtc.edu
(425) 235-2352 ext. 5714
Building I - Room 226