Who and Where

The Running Start office is located in the Robert Smith Building, the same building that Registration is in. Parking is available in the visitor’s lot.

Students and their parents or guardians that are interested in Running Start should call advising at 206.934.5387 to make an appointment to speak with a Running Start advisor. Please Identify yourself as a Running Start student. Running Start students must meet with a Running Start advisor before registering each quarter to complete a Enrollment Verification.

Lynn Christiansen is the Program Coordinator. She can help you with services and resources available to Running Start students. She also administers the Book Loan Library.

Tara Compton
Student Success Specialist – Running Start and Transfer
Phone: 206-934-5225
Email: Tara.compton@seattlecolleges.edu

Lynn Christiansen
Program Coordinator
Phone: 206.934.6478
Email: Lynn.Christiansen@seattlecolleges.edu


Robert Smith Building
(RSB 55)


Monday - Friday:
8 am to 4:30 pm