Frequently Asked Questions

  • I received a letter stating that I am on Academic Concern. What does this mean?
    • Academic Concern indicates that your overall academic progress at the College is not satisfactory. No action needs to be taken if you receive a letter that you are on academic concern. However, you are encouraged to make an appointment with a Student Affairs staff member or utilize the various resources on campus to help you get back to satisfactory academic standing. You may also receive a call from a staff member to discuss strategies moving forward.

  • I received a letter informing me that I am on Academic Intervention. What do I do?
    • You are automatically enrolled into an online student success workshop located in Canvas.
    • You are required to complete this workshop in order to continue with classes at Bellevue College.
    • A hold is placed on your account until the workshop is completed.
  • Will I be dropped from my current quarter classes if I am on academic intervention?
    • No. You are not dropped from your courses during the quarter you are placed on this level.
  • What happens if I don’t complete the online workshop during the quarter I am on academic intervention?
    • A hold is placed on your account until the workshop is completed.
    • If you earn a quarterly Grade Point Average below a 2.0 during the quarter you are enrolled in the workshop, you are placed on Academic Credit Restriction the following quarter.
  • How do I access the online workshop?
    • You are automatically enrolled into the online workshop. Check your current courses in Canvas to see if you are enrolled.
    • If you do not see the workshop you can enroll yourself by visiting the Canvas Enrollment page.
    • If you have any trouble enrolling into the workshop, email ssi@bellevuecollege.edu and include your name and student ctcLink ID in your message.
  • I’m having technical issues and am unable to access the workshop?
    • Contact the Technology Help Desk at 425-564-HELP if you have trouble with your BC email or if you are having technical issues.

  • What is Academic Credit Restriction?
    • The college places you on academic credit restriction at the end of the third quarter in which your overall or quarter GPA falls below a C average (2.0). 
    • While on academic credit restriction you must limit your enrollment to eight (8) credits. This means you must adjust your class schedule as directed by the college
  • How Do I Register for classes if I am on Credit Restriction?
    • Each quarter you must complete the form linked below and submit it to the college until you achieve an overall GPA of at least 2.0. 
Credit Restriction Form
  • How can I appeal to take more than eight (8) credits?
    • You can appeal your restriction from eight (8) credits to ten (10) credits if you have earned a quarterly GPA of a 2.0 or higher for two(2) consecutive quarters.
    • Your credit restriction is taken off when your cumulative GPA is a 2.0 or higher.
  • How long will it take for my appeal to be reviewed?
    • Allow three to four weeks for your appeal to be reviewed and a decision to be made. To determine where Student Central is in processing your appeal, please refer to the Student Central Processing Dashboard. Scroll down to the Appeals section.  

  • What can I do if I received a letter informing me that I have been academically dismissed from the college ?
    • The college places you on academic dismissal at the end of the fourth quarter in which your overall or quarter GPA falls below a C average (2.0). 
    • You may appeal your dismissal by using the Online Services: Appeal Request Processes webpage.
    • If your appeal is approved you are placed back on academic restriction.
  • What am I required to include in my appeal?
    • Submit an education plan signed by an advisor documenting the classes to be taken during the next four quarters. Before meeting with an Academic Advisor review your academic record and receive any Math or English placements for your program.
    • Outline a plan for how your GPA will improve to at least a C average (2.0) over the next four quarters.
    • Provide documentation of the circumstances that prevented successful completion of coursework.
  • How long will it take for my appeal to be reviewed?
    • Allow 3 to 4 weeks for your appeal to be reviewed and a decision made.
    • To determine where Student Central is in processing your appeal, please refer to the Student Central Processing Dashboard. Scroll down to the Appeals section.  
  • What is Academic Renewal?
    • Students returning to Bellevue College after a break in taking credit classes may petition for academic renewal. Academic renewal replaces all original grades earned in select quarters with a grade of “X,” which is not included in the calculation of your Bellevue College Grade Point Average. For more information and to see if you qualify, see the Academic Renewal Policy.

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Last Updated July 15, 2022