Structured online learning that is close to home, offers free college tuition and embraces community.
Fall Quarter admissions open April 7th
Running Start gives you the unique benefits of experiencing a college environment while in high school. You can:
- Work toward your college degree while preparing for high school completion
- Save money on college tuition - tuition is free.
- Learn from a wide and enriching selection of college courses
- Broaden your perspective and challenge yourself with college-level classes
- Keep up with your high school activities while you're in college
We welcome students who wish to get ahead, save money, and experience college life.
Application Deadlines: 2023-2024
Courses can fill up quickly and are offered in a "first-come, first-served" basis -- do not delay!
Quarter You Want to Attend
New Student Class Registration Begins
Priority Application Deadline
Last Day to Turn in Paperwork
|Fall 2023||May 22, 2023||May 17, 2023||September 8, 2023||September 25, 2023|
Attend an Information Session
Prospective students and family members are encouraged to attend an information session on Zoom to learn about Running Start at TCC and how to apply to our program.
Have questions? Drop by our weekly Zoom lobby
Prospective and current students are encourgaed to drop in to our Zoom lobby every Thursday* from noon-3pm. Click the link below to join.
Running Start FAQs
Still Have Questions?
Reach out to us using one of the following methods below:
Emails are reviewed:
Monday - Friday
8AM to 5PM
Messages received will be responded to within 2 business days.
*Emails received on weekends and/or holidays may not be reviewed for up to 72-hours.