CWUNewsNewshttp://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/newsen-usRunning Start Advising Available Throughout Summerhttp://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2571Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:54:28<p>Are you interested in participating in the Running Start program in Ellensburg or Sammamish? Running Start advising is available throughout the summer.</p><p>Ellensburg advising: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday<br>Sammamish advising: Wednesday and Thursday</p><p>Call 509-963-1351 to schedule an appointment.&nbsp;</p></br>Running Start Available at CWU Sammamish in Fall 2017http://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2568Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:13:20<p>Starting in fall 2017, Central Washington University will invite Running Start students to enroll in college courses at the new CWU Sammamish Teaching Center (120 228th Avenue NE, Sammamish, WA 98074). Located within a few miles of four local high schools, the center allows eligible high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to take college courses tuition-free.</p><p>The credits from these courses are generally transferable to other colleges and universities while also satisfying high school requirements. Students may enroll simultaneously in high school and college courses, or exclusively in college courses.</p><p>In the coming weeks, Running Start staff will be meeting with high schools and providing information sessions in the Sammamish area to students and parents to discuss this exciting opportunity.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Why Do Running Start?</strong></p><p>• Students can earn up to two years of tuition-free college credit<br>• Students have the opportunity to take a wide range of courses<br>• Students can complete general education requirements and pre-requisites to a college major<br>• First time freshmen with CWU enrollment in Running Start will be given a $500 tuition award provided they have earned a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher in their CWU courses</p><p><strong>What Does It Cost?</strong></p><p>Running Start students are able to take college courses tuition-free. Students are required to purchase textbooks and pay some fees.</p><p><strong>How Do I Get Started?</strong></p><p>Students can apply by creating an account and <a href="https://cwu.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/aform/C70C7Rc0B03m0x6702c0B71.ssc" target="_blank">completing the online Running Start application here</a>. Please make sure to review the admission criteria and meet with your high school counselor to discuss your interest in the program before submitting your application.</p><p><strong>Where Do I Go to Learn More?</strong></p><p>Please contact the Running Start office with any questions by calling 509-963-1351 or emailing runningstart3@cwu.edu.<br>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br></br>Running Start Info Session - April 5http://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2567Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:22:46<p>Are you interested in applying to the Running Start program in Fall 2017? Attend this free information session to learn about the benefits of the program, how to apply, and ask questions.</p><p>April 5, 2017<br>6:00 pm - 8:00 pm<br>Black Hall, Room 151</p><p><img alt="" src="/runningstart/sites/cts.cwu.edu.runningstart/files/RS%20Info%20Night%202017.jpg" style="width: 464px; height: 600px;"></p></br></br>New Students: Register now for the Fall 2016 Running Start New Student Orientation Phase Ihttp://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2531Wed, 04 May 2016 12:49:14<h2>Update: All June orientation sessions are closed. You can still schedule an orientation for July by calling 509-963-1351.</h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p>All newly admitted students may now register for the Fall 2016 Running Start New Student Orientation Phase I. All students are required to attend orientation before registering for fall classes. Please choose from the days and times below and register for orientation.</p><p><strong>Orientation Phase I will be held in the Shaw Smyser Building, Room 217.</strong></p><p>Reminder: If you have not yet scheduled an individual advising appointment, please call 509-963-1351 and do so as soon as possible. You need to meet with the Running Start advisor for an individual appointment&nbsp;<em>before</em>&nbsp;attending orientation.</p><p><strong>Monday, June 13 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm (Closed)</strong></p><p><strong>Monday, June 13 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Closed)</strong></p><p><strong>Tuesday, June 14 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm (Closed)</strong></p><p><strong>Tuesday, June 14 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Closed)</strong><br>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br>Running Start Information Session - March 30http://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2524Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:53:41<p>Are you interested in applying to the Running Start program in Fall 2016? Attend this free information session to learn about the benefits to the program and how to apply. Refreshments will be available.</p><p>March 30, 2016<br>6:00 pm - 8:00 pm<br>Black Hall, Room 151</p><p><br><img alt="" src="/runningstart/sites/cts.cwu.edu.runningstart/files/images/RS%20Info%20Night.jpg" style="width: 464px; height: 600px;"></p></br></br></br>Apply now for Fall 2016!http://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2523Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:51:44<p>The Running Start office is now accepting new student applications for Fall 2016! Interested students should submit a completed application and high school transcript to the Running Start office soon. Applications will be accepted throughout summer, but students are encouraged to apply by May 1 to ensure priority advising and registration.</p><p>Download an application <a href="/runningstart/sites/cts.cwu.edu.runningstart/files/documents/Not%20Fillable%20-%20RS%20App.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Questions? Contact Angelia Riveira in the Running Start office at 509-963-1947 or ariveira@cwu.edu.&nbsp;</p>Register for your Fall 2015 Running Start New Student Orientationhttp://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2515Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:27:26<p>he Running Start Office will be hosting two mandatory new student orientations. Orientation will cover what to expect from your college courses, strategies for success, resources available for students, information about textbooks and parking, and a campus tour. This will also be a chance for you to connect with other Running Start students who will be starting classes at CWU this fall.</p><p>Students are required to attend one of these sessions. Parents are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served.</p><p>Please click on the links below to sign up for the session that works for you:</p><p><a href="https://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/running-start-new-student-orientation-thursday-august-20-2015-1000-am-100-pm" target="_blank">Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in Black Hall, Room 150</a></p><p><a href="https://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/running-start-new-student-orientation-tuesday-september-14-2015-1000-am-100-pm" target="_blank">Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in Black Hall, Room 150</a></p>Connect with the Running Start On Campus Office on Facebook!http://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2510Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:25:47<p>CWU Running Start On Campus is now on Facebook! <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CWURunningStart" target="_blank">Connect with us</a> for updates on important dates, scholarship information, activities on campus, and other fun and important stuff!</p>Apply Now for Fall 2015 Running Starthttp://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2500Thu, 21 May 2015 09:48:13<p>The Running Start on campus program is currently accepting applications for fall quarter 2015. Applications will be accepted through September 1, but we encourage students to apply as early as possible so they can meet with their high school counselors to fill out required paperwork before schools close for the summer. If you are interested in applying, please check out our information for <a href="/runningstart/node/2477">new students</a>.</p>Running Start At CWU New Student Advising & Registrationhttp://www.cwu.edu/runningstart/node/2498Wed, 20 May 2015 10:12:44<p>If you have been newly admitted to the Running Start program at the CWU campus for fall quarter 2015, please be sure to call 509-963-1351 to sign up for a Running Start New Student Advising &amp; Registration Workshop.</p><p>You may attend either workshop:</p><ul><li>July 1, 2015, 9:00 am - 11:00 am, Shaw-Smyser, Room 212</li><li>July 1, 2015, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Shaw-Smyser, Room 212</li></ul><p>Make sure to meet with your high school counselor to discuss your plans for the Running Start program, review your remaining high school requirements, and fill out the <a href="/runningstart/sites/cts.cwu.edu.runningstart/files/documents/CWU%20RSEVF.pdf" target="_blank">Running Start Enrollment Verification Form</a>. You will need this form before you can register for fall courses.</p><p>If you are unable to attend one of these workshops, please call our office to schedule an individual appointment after July 1. New students are also welcome to schedule individual advising sessions prior to July 1 to ask any questions, discuss program goals, and review the course catalog.</p><p>We hope to see you on July 1!</p>