Life After Running Start
NOTE for Running Start students during the COVID-19 campus closures:
- For continuing Running Start students, if you have any questions or schedule change requests for Spring Quarter with or without an EVF, you may e-mail Rachel.Navarro@seattlecolleges.edu.
- For potential/new Running Start students, including those who are interested in getting started for Spring or Fall 2020, you may e-mail Lynn.Christiansen@seattlecolleges.edu.
- To make an appointment with a Running Start advisor, please contact Sinath.Touch@seattlecolleges.edu.
Many Running Start students continue at South Seattle College to finish a program or complete an Associate Degree after graduating from high school. Students are encouraged to apply for an appointment with an advisor to get program requirements. To make an appointment, please call Counseling and Advising at 206-934-5387.
Counseling and Advising
To help the students focus on an educational career, SSC offers career counseling for students. Career counselors provide one hour of free counseling and may suggest career testing such as:
~ The Strong Interest Inventory (SII): compares your interests with others in a variety of occupations.
~ The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): matches personality type with career environments.
To schedule a career assessment with a counselor, please phone 206-934-5387
CheckOutACollege.com offers information about programs of study and BA's offered at community colleges. It is also a great tool to discover what you are interested in studying!
Washington Public Universities
Many Running start students choose to continue their education at a state university. Check with each university for admissions information. Each university sets admission qualifications and requirements. If you have taken classes at South Seattle, you have a college transcript and that should be mentioned to any college admissions office you speak to. For more information, click on the links below.
- Central Washington University (Ellensburg)
- Eastern Washington University (Cheney)
- Evergreen State College (Olympia)
- University of Washington (Seattle)
- Washington State University (Pullman)
- Washington State University (Vancouver)
- Western Washington university (Bellingham)
Private Colleges in Washington
You might be interested in attending a private college. If so, remember to let the admissions office know you have a South Seattle College transcript. Private colleges in Washington include:
- Antioch University Seattle
- Art Institute of Seattle
- Bastyr University
- Cornish College of the Arts
- DiGiPen Institute of Technology
- Gonzaga University
- Pacific Lutheran University
- Saint Martin's University
- Seattle Pacific University
- Seattle University
- University of Puget Sound
- Whitman College
- Whitworth College
Visit the South Seattle College Transfer Center for more information about 4-year universities and colleges you might be interested in attending. The Transfer Center hosts college and university informational sessions as well as a quarterly Transfer Fair. This a great way to see what local schools have to offer, get your questions answered, and find out about the admissions process.
The Student Development Transcript
The Student Development Transcript is an official record of your service of involvement at SSC. It is similar to a resume. It lists activities you have participated in, such as student clubs, student government, conferences, sports, etc. You can use this document, which is separate from your academic transcript, to apply for scholarships, university admissions and employment. For more information, visit Student Life’s Student Leadership page.