Running Start - Mandatory Orientation

Mandatory New Running Start 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New Running Start students must attend a mandatory New Running Start Student orientation or they will be withdrawn from their classes.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. If no New Student Orientations are showing than new dates have not yet been posted. To see specific dates, click on the item number to view the date. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend.

Fort Steilacoom (FS)

Advising: 253-964-6705
Testing: 253-964-6439

Sarah Hoaglin
Running Start Advisor
253-964-6755 Chat on Cranium Cafe with Sarah Hoaglin

Gina Gann
Program Assistant

Puyallup (PY)

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

Valerie Frey
Running Start Manager
253-864-3210 Chat on Cranium Cafe with Valerie Frey

Jayna Pettersen
Running Start Advisor
(253) 840-8339 Chat on Cranium Cafe with Jayna Pettersen

Adriana Tsapralis
Testing/Running Start Program Assistant
253-864-3382 Chat on Cranium Cafe with Adriana Tsapralis