Running Start Registration


Registration Dates & Deadlines for Currently Enrolled Students

Jan. 2, 2020
QuarterRegistration OpensRegistration DeadlineClasses Begin
Fall 2019  April 30, 2019  Sept. 21, 2019  Sept. 23, 2019 
Winter 2020 November 13, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019 Jan. 2, 2020 

Before You Register

Running Start students must complete the following steps each quarter before registering for the following quarter.

  1. Meet with your high school counselor or school district office to complete the Running Start Enrollment Verification Form. Complete the form, including your signature and a parent or guardians signature. Submit the form to the Running Start Office at least one week prior to registration to ensure it is processed in time. Incomplete forms may delay your registration.
  2. Check your registration access time to check the specific day and time you are allowed to register for classes.
  3. If you are on academic alert or probation
    You must complete an academic success plan and self-assessment prior to registering for classes. Students will receive these forms via email at the beginning of the quarter and can submit them to the Career & Advising Center or email them to If you would like to meet with an advisor to discuss your academic progress, you can call 253-833-9111, ext. 2674 to schedule an appointment.

Registering for Classes

  1. You may utilize the following tools to search for courses:
    1. Class Finder: This tool allows you to search for classes by subject, time, campus location, and more.
    2. Class Schedule: Includes class offerings for a particular quarter and important information regarding tuition, academic calendar, and more.
    3. College Catalog: Provides course descriptions for all Green River College classes and important college academic policies.
  2. If you already have the item number(s) of the class(es) you would like to register for, then you may proceed to online registration
  3. Remember to pay for your fees (and tuition, if applicable) within four business days after registering for classes. You may pay online or at the Cashier's Office.

Manage Your Waitlist

If you have added yourself to a waitlist, you can see your place in line by going to Manage My Waitlists

Online Classes

If you are interested in taking an online class, we recommend starting with one online class or a hybrid (both online and classroom format) class. .

Check out our tip sheet to help you be successful in the online learning environment; Online course tip sheet.

Hours of Operation

Phone Hours: (253) 288-3380

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
3-5 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


 Zoom Virtual Lobby Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday (Drop-In Advising)
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Friday, April 16, 2021

Closed:  9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Friday, April 23, 2021


Friday, May 7, 2021


Monday, May 31, 2021 (Memorial Day)



View Closures & Special Hours

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Running Start or would like to schedule an appointment to meet with an Educational Planner please do not hesitate to contact us!

Email Running Start

Virtual lobby: Connect with us via Zoom - see hours of operation page for availability. 

Phone: 253-288-3380

Text reminders: text @grcrs to 253-948-9470


The Running Start Office is located in the Student Affairs Building (SA 135) on the Main Campus.

NOTE: The Campus is closed to the public for the remainder of the calendar year, 2020.

12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092-3699

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