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Running Start

CWU Running Start Virtual Information Session

Welcome! On this page, you can view our virtual CWU Running Start Information Session and our Frequently Asked Questions segments for our Ellensburg and Sammamish locations. The CWU Running Start Information Session covers general information about the Running Start program, admission requirements, advising and transfer information, and how to get started. The Frequently Asked Questions segments cover information and questions specific to each location. We hope that you will find these presentations informative. If you have further questions, plese do not hesitate to reach out to one of our advisors.

CWU Running Start Virtual Information Session (29:11 minutes)

CWU Ellensburg FAQs (14:31 minutes)

CWU Sammamish FAQs (11:54 minutes)

Are you ready to apply to the Running Start program? Complete your application here

Do you have questions? Contact us!
Ellensburg: 509/963-1947 or
Sammamish: 425/392-2110 or

Links to information referenced in the above videos:

High School Equivalency Guides

Placement Testing Information and Study Guides

Request Accommodations from Disability Services

Academic Success Center (Tutoring)

University Libraries

Parking Permit Prices (Ellensburg only - parking is free at CWU Sammamish)

Recreation Center Membership Prices (Ellensburg only)


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