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We have appointments available for consultations on Residency for Tuition Purposes, AAS Selective Admissions and Highline Admissions (Getting Started).  Please be aware that Highline’s lot has limited space and factor in time for finding parking.  If you arrive to your appointment more than 10 minutes late, we will work with you to reschedule for a different day.

Gum-Lai Ross

Residency for Tuition Purposes

Gum-Lai Ross
Admissions Adviser, Tuition Rate Eligibility

Residency for tuition purposes is different than U.S. residency or even Washington state residency for other purposes. Gum-Lai can help you navigate and work within the rules set by the state of Washington. She guides students who are working to establish, or to evidence, their status.  If you have not applied, apply for admission for a residency determination.  If your question is related to funding, contact your funder.

Make Appointment for Residency Advising

Alyssa Thompson

AAS Selective Admission Programs

Alyssa Thompson
Admissions Adviser, Selective Admissions

Alyssa is here to help guide you through applying to Highline’s current AAS selective admission programs: Registered Nursing and Respiratory Care. We can ONLY advise about admission to these programs. If your advising needs are related to an AA or course planning, please contact Academic Advising. If you have questions about choosing a pathway in the nursing profession, please contact Counseling or CASE for career exploration.

Make Appointment for RN or RC AAS Admissions Advising

Marlena Aferiti

Getting Started

Marlena Afereti
Admissions Adviser, Highline Admissions

New to college? Returning after time away? Need reassurance you’re doing everything you’re supposed to? Marlena is here to help guide you with general guidance and direction about how to navigate and get started. If your advising needs are related to choosing classes, please contact Academic Advising. If you have questions about choosing a career or program of study, please contact Counseling or CASE for career exploration.

Make Appointment for Getting Started Advising

We return all emails and all phone messages.

Please do not leave multiple messages or contact us multiple ways. It actually slows down, not speeds up, our response rate.  A returned call counts whether we reach you, leave a message, or tried but cannot leave a message (for example, because your voice box is full, your phone has been disconnected or you did not leave your area code).

Hours of Operation

 Regular HoursBreak WeeksSummer*
Monday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday9 a.m. – 5 p.m.9 a.m. – 5 p.m.CLOSED

* Student Services will be closed on Fridays beginning July 13.  We will resume Friday hours on September 7.

**2018 Spring Quarter Evening Hours:  Building 6 will be open until 6:30 pm the Mondays and Tuesdays for the first two weeks of the quarter (April 2, 3, 9 and 10).

We Close at 4 p.m. on the Following HolidaysSpecial HoursAdditional Closures
Thanksgiving EveStudent Services will be closed for our Annual Retreat on July 13. Also, Admissions will be closed the afternoon of January 12 and all day on July 19 for our staff planning retreats.
Please refer to the Highline College event calendar
Christmas Eve
New Year's Eve

Contact Information

Email: admissions@highline.edu

Appointment

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Phone: (206) 592-3181

Hours of Operation

Locations and Directions

We are located in Building 6, upper lobbyDownload Campus Map

Highline College Admissions
PO Box 98000 M/S 6-8
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800

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