Running Start - Mandatory Orientation

Mandatory Running Start New Student Orientation

New Running Start students must attend a mandatory New Running Start Student orientation or they will be withdrawn from their classes. New Running Start students will select and sign up for a mandatory orientation during their registration session.

The orientation will cover topics related to being a running start student at Pierce College, processes and procedures affecting Running Start student, and as a college student.  For days and times, please visit the eSchedule and search New Student Orientation for the subject.  To see specific dates, click on the item number to view the date.  Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. 


Valerie Frey
Running Start Manager

Sarah Hoaglin
Running Start Advisor

Jayna Pettersen
Running Start Advisor
(253) 840-8339

Fort Steilacoom

Schedule an appointment:
Testing: 253-964-6521


Advising: 253-840-8431
Testing: 253-840-8343