YVC’s Running Start Program Offers Information Nights for Local High School Students

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College’s Running Start Program will host Information Nights for current high school sophomores and juniors and their parents. The meetings will take place in local area high schools and at YVC’s Yakima Campus. Please see the table below for a list of upcoming information sessions. Additional information can be found online at: www.yvcc.edu/RunningStart.


Fall Quarter Entrance 2020

Location Room Time Date
Zillah High School PAC 5:30pm January 22, 2020
Granger High School TBA 6:00pm February 5, 2020
Mabton High School TBA 6:00pm February 6, 2020
Naches High School Cafeteria 6:00pm February 19, 2020
East Valley High School East Valley Central Commons 6:00pm February 27, 2020
Davis High School Cafeteria 6:00pm March 5, 2020
Selah High School Auxiliary Gym 6:00pm March 9, 2020
Wapato High School Media Center 6:30pm March 10, 2020
Yakima Valley College

Yakima Campus

Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8, Parker Room 6:00pm April 1, 2020
Yakima Valley College

Grandview Campus

Workforce Education Center, Building 51, Room 199 5:30pm April 2, 2020
Other Area High Schools If your high school is not hosting an information night, please feel free to attend any other convenient session. Contact your high school’s counseling office, or visit www.yvcc.edu/runningstart for information about the Running Start Program at YVC.


The Running Start Program offers eligible high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in college classes at YVC’s Yakima and Grandview campuses and receive both high school and college credit.

Running Start Students can:

  • Get a head start on college
  • Attend classes full- or part-time
  • Select and sample diverse classes
  • Transition to college life


Plan now for Fall Quarter 2020. For more information visit:  www.yvcc.edu/RunningStart

Press Release Contacts:
Jay Frank / 509.574.6870 / jfrank@yvcc.edu
Stefanie Menard / 509.574.4646 / smenard@yvcc.edu