Congratulations! We welcome you to Bellevue College as a new student!
So far you should have:
- Completed the admission application
- Got your ctcLink student ID number and activated your account
- Set up your NetID and BC Email
- Got your English and math placement
- Enrolled in New Student Orientation (NSO) on Canvas
You are almost ready to enroll in classes! Take a look at your next steps below.
Attend a New Student Enrollment (NSE) Session
All new to Bellevue College, degree-seeking BC students must complete NSO on Canvas and attend a NSE session (in-person or virtually). Once you setup your NetID, you can self-enroll in the NSO. Once you go through the NSO, you will be prompted to sign up for a NSE session.
Once you complete NSO and NSE, your admission process is complete and you can enroll in classes.
What is FYS?
FYS 101 is a three credit course designed to help you explore your strengths, identity, and long-term career and academic goals. Visit the FYS Website for more information.
Who Must Take It?
FYS is a graduation requirement for students who plan to complete an AAS-DTA (Associate in Arts and Sciences – Direct Transfer Agreement), and the transfer Associate Science Track I and II degrees. The college expects students to complete FYS in their first two quarters of enrollment.
Running Start Students are exempt from this requirement if they began taking classes before summer 2022. Running Start students must complete this requirement if they began taking classes on or after summer 2022.
Use the Class Search link to find available FYS classes.
During our live NSO sessions, you can meet with an Academic Advisor. If you attended an online NSO you may want to schedule a meeting with an Academic Advisor to prepare for your first quarter. Advising can help you:
- ctcLink questions and how to register
- First quarter class selection
- Resources to help you succeed
- Exploring classes and pathways
- Review information on Paying for College
- Connect with Resources to Support Students, These include:
- Connect with the Center for Career Connections or the Counseling Center to learn more about careers connected to your BC pathway
Last Updated November 3, 2023