Enroll Now for Classes
Follow these easy steps to enroll:
1. Apply for Admission Online or In Person
Pierce College has an open admission policy; your application provides our registrar the information needed to establish your academic record and welcome you to our community.
2. Explore Funding
Once your are registered for classes, your tuition will be due shortly on a specified date. Students taking courses at Graham have benefited from a variety of tuition assistance sources: federal or state financial aid, Pierce College special funding programs (including worker retraining and veterans benefits), and professional development assistance for Bethel School District classified employees. Follow the links on the Pierce College home page to explore these potential sources and other ways to get help with education costs. Tuition assistance is also available through Running Start.
3. Determine Your Starting Point
Pierce College is committed to providing the course sequences and support students need to succeed in college. High school or college transcripts and a placement assessment are the most common tools used to determine each student’s preparedness to succeed in college-level courses. The Testing Center is in the Puyallup Student Success Center, in the Gaspard Administration Building on the Puyallup Campus. Staff are available to help you determine the information/tools needed to determine your starting point.
All certificate and degree-seeking students must enroll in a College Success course in their first quarter.
4. Get Connected
Once you’ve completed the online Student Guide and any recommended assessment activity, you’ll be scheduled to review your draft education plan with a faculty advisor or student success coach. In this important private conversation focused on your interests, goals, and assessment results, you’ll determine your career pathway, discuss your starting point in sequenced courses, and map courses. This appointment is also an ideal opportunity to discuss any personal circumstances or support needs.
5. Register for Classes
Course registration is completed online. The courses offered at Graham-Kapowsin High School are listed in the class schedule each quarter. Choose “Graham-Kapowsin” on the drop-down menu in the course schedule.