The enrollment process takes place the quarter before you plan to start classes. You must have all your paperwork in before enrolling in classes. Registration for fall quarter starts on May 27, 2021.
Complete an online Peninsula College Application
Qualify through an approved alternative placement or take the placement test which is designed to assess your English and math skills and determine appropriate course-level placement. You must place into either college-level English or math to participate in Running Start.
Submit all alternative placement documents for review to email@example.com. If you plan to test, check out placement testing for more information, or call the Assessment & Placement Center (360) 417-6346. Indicate you are interested in participating in the Running Start program.
Please wait until you are notified by the Testing Center that you have qualified for Running Start before completing the remaining steps.
Complete the Running Start Enrollment Verification Form (RSEVF)
Fill out the student portion and sign the bottom of the form. Email your high school counselor the completed form to verify your intent to participate in Running Start. Your counselor will fill out their portion of the RSEVF, complete your Planning Form, and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Homeschool students should email their high school and/or school district once they qualify. The school district and/or high school will fill out the Homebased Instruction Students Only Form and/or Planning Form and email them to email@example.com .
Review and sign the Peninsula College Running Start Agreement Form
Advise and Register
When all the above information has been submitted (College Application, RSEVF, Planning Form, and the Peninsula College Running Start Agreement Form), contact the appropriate location below to schedule your advising appointment to select your classes and register.
Running Start Orientation
Learn about college resources and program procedures. Running Start Orientation is mandatory for all Running Start students. During COVID restrictions, orientation will be available only online at: https://pencol.formstack.com/forms/running_start
Pay Fees and Purchase Textbooks
When you register, you will receive a copy of your schedule showing the fees owed and the date payment is due. You can purchase your books from the PC bookstore, either on campus or online. Book rental options are also available on the website. Fee waivers and bus passes are available for students who qualify for the free or reduced lunch program through their school district. In addition, limited book assistance is available for students who qualify for the free lunch program.