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Running Start

If you're an academically motivated high school junior or senior, you may be able to take college courses for free, earning credit for both high school and college!

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Get a Running Start on your College Education

Running Start is a collaborative, state supported program offered by SVC and area public high schools. The program allows qualified juniors and seniors to enroll in college courses for high school and college credit.

As a Running Start student, the classes you take help meet your high school graduation requirements and can count toward a college or university degree! You can get a head start on your college education, decrease the amount of time you spend in school, make a smoother transition to college,  and reduce educational costs for yourself and your family.


Running Start Info Nights

MOUNT VERNON CAMPUS
Wednesday, March 11, Thursday, April 23, Thursday, May 14
6:00 pm
Laura Angst Hall room 125

WHIDBEY ISLAND CAMPUS
Monday, February 23
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Hayes Hall room 137

SOUTH WHIDBEY CENTER
Monday, March 2
6:00 pm


Important Dates to Remember

Winter Quarter

  • Registration for Winter quarter: November 4, 2014 – January 6, 2015
  • Winter quarter classes begin: January 6, 2015
  • Last day to withdraw from Winter quarter classes without receiving a “W”: January 20, 2015

Spring Quarter

  • Registration for Spring quarter: February 10 – April 7, 2015
  • Spring quarter classes begin: April 7, 2015
  • Last day to withdraw from Spring quarter classes without receiving a “W”: April 20, 2015

Get information on Running Start at Skagit Valley College.

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Contact one of our Running Start counselors on the campus or center of your choice.

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Learn more about the resources and services SVC offers to help your child achieve their academic potential.

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