Students and families who missed Dual Credit Night can learn more by reviewing MSHS Counseling Center's Running Start Presentation and MSHS Dual Credit Options.

     Applying to Running Start 

    STEP 1: Complete the college's Running Start application on their website. 
      Bellevue College application can be found HERE.
       For all questions about your application please contact runningstartnewstudent@bellevuecollege.edu
    STEP 2:

    Check your email for instructions from BC and complete all outlined enrollment steps, including placement, by designated deadlines.

      NOTE: Make sure to check your junk mail!
    STEP 3: Get an idea of the classes you wish to take using the following:
      MSHS BC Course Equivalency Guide
      BC's course catalog (check BC website or contact BC Center for High School Programs
        by phone at 425-564-2026 or by email to chsprograms@bellevuecollege.edu).
    STEP 4:   Review the MSHS Running Start Agreement Video and read & sign the MSHS Running Start Agreement
        NOTE:  Review the Running Start Program Eligibility Requirements & Scope to confirm that you meet the criteria to participate in the program.
     STEP 5: Complete the following Google Form: New Running Start Student - Document Uploads & Appointment Request
      You will need the following documents to complete this form. Please ensure documents for upload are in a PDF format (most phones have a scanner app!):
             1.  MSHS Running Start Agreement - initialed and signed by student & parent
             2.  Running Start Enrollment Verification Form - top portion completed
             3.  Proof of English & Math placement (i.e. email from Bellevue College confirming placement in English 101 and Math 098)
             4. A list or idea about courses you would like to take during Fall Quarter

    Your school counselor will contact you via email to schedule a follow-up phone appointment and complete your EVF. Parent attendance is strongly encouraged.

      Once your counselor signs and returns your EVF, you will submit it to: runningstartnewstudent@bellevuecollege.edu


    English & Math Placement at Bellevue College

    ** Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, Bellevue's testing center has moved to online only services. For quicker placement results, please email your transcript to testing@bellevuecollege.edu for math and English placement**

    Visit BC's website for more information at: https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/testing/placement/


    Option 1: Provide BC with a copy of your unofficial high school transcript.


    Option 2: If you are in 11th grade, submit SBA ELA and SBA Math test scores.

    • 10th graders will not SBA results until the summer after their sophomore year.


    Option 3: Take the English and/or Math placement exam(s).

    • BC Testing Services hours and information is available HERE.


    Bellevue College Running Start Testing Resources