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Looking at participating in Running Start in the fall? 

Please contact the college Running Start office of the college you plan to attend. Links are below.

When you decide what college you’d like to attend, apply!

WCC and BTC will host new-student info sessions throughout spring. Dates and registration are on their websites (links below)


Current/returning Running Start Students 

Be sure check your college email account frequently for a notice of when fall registration will begin! Schedule an appointment with Mr. Jacques for your EVF as soon as that email arrives.


New to Running Start

Follow the steps for Running Start on the college website you choose to participate in. Apply to the college and wait for an email back with your CTCLink ID#. Once obtained, students meet with Mr. Jacques for the Enrollment Verification Form (EVF).

What is Running Start? Click here.

Is Running Start a good option for you? Click here.

Whatcom Community College  

WCC Running Start office phone: (360)383-3123


Bellingham Technical College

BTC Running Start office phone:  (360)752-8385


Skagit Valley College


Other study tools:


For more information or to make an appointment contact:

Mark Jacques

Running Start Advisor 
High School and Beyond Coordinator
Bellingham High School
Phone: (360) 676-6470  ext. 7110