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Fresh Start

A free program for students 16-21 to complete high school and earn college credits in a supportive, in-person, and fun environment.


Fresh Start gives you the opportunity to complete your high school diploma requirements while accumulating college credit.

The benefits of Fresh Start:

  • Free tuition and textbooks
  • Challenging academic classes
  • Ongoing educational planning and advising
  • Seamless transition from high school to college

Need funding if you are aged out of high school? 

Join an Info Session

Thanks for your interest in the Fresh Start Program! You're invited to learn more about Fresh Start by attending one of the Info Sessions listed below.

Please note that Main Campus Info Sessions are in person and different from those that serve our Gig Harbor campus – if you reside South/East of the Tacoma Narrows bridge you should be attending our Main Campus info session.


Main Campus and General Fresh Start Program - or 253-566-5086
Gig Harbor Program - Amon Greene or 253-460-2384

Main Campus
In-person: Building 19 Room 34
Noon - 1pm

  • July 9
  • July 23
  • August 6
  • August 20
  • September 3

Gig Harbor Campus
Noon - 1pm

  • May 22
  • June 18
  • July 17
  • August 14

Via Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting
Noon - 1pm

  • June 6
  • August 1
  • August 29

Fresh Start Evaluation Form 

Before you register for Fresh Start, we'll need to collect some information from you. You can complete the Evaluation Form before or after you complete the Info Session. 

Fresh Start FAQs


What is Fresh Start? 

Watch our video to get a good idea of how we can help you

Have more questions? Contact us!

Fresh Start - Tacoma Campus
Bldg. 19, Room 34
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs, 8:00 am-5:30 pm

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