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Our academic advisors assist current (completed the New Student Checklist, NSO and attended a NSE) students who plan to complete a certificate or associate degree. We advise based on your BC pathway. BC Pathways is a model focused on helping students choose their educational and career goals, creating an educational plan to align with that goal, and providing them support and resources along the way to aid in their success. To learn more about BC Pathways visit the BC Pathways website.

Click on the “BC Pathways and Advisors” tab below to schedule an appointment with your BC Pathway advisor. We offer virtual and in-person appointment options. To see advisor availability within the Microsoft Bookings software, students will need to select a service type (virtual or in-person) to then see the associated availability for that service type. Once you schedule an appointment via Microsoft Bookings, you will receive a system confirmation email with instructions and/or a Microsoft Teams link (if virtual) on how to access your appointment session. If you are an Interior Studies AA or Interior Design BAA student you need to schedule to meet with an Interior Design faculty advisor from your program.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Advisor calendars show available appointments for up to 14 days (two weeks) in advance. If you do not see an appointment that meets your scheduling needs, please check early the next morning for availability. Unless otherwise stated, you can expect your appointment to last about 30 minutes.

Find Your Exploratory or New Student Advisor Below

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New student advising is intended for students in their first year of college (up to 45 credits) and for undecided/exploratory students. The New Student Advisor will serve as a general advisor and will meet with students up to their second quarter. New Student Advising will focus on major and BC Pathways exploration, educational planning, and will introduce students to campus resources.

In subsequent quarters, students will meet with their designated Pathways Advisor.

*BA/BS students, please refer to the Program Manager of your program of study.

How can a New Student Advisor help you:

  • Explore BC Pathways and career paths
  • Learn about the available resources at BC to support your educational goals
  • Develop an education plan for your first and second quarter
  • Review English and Math placement results
  • Discuss available programs of study, degrees and certificates, and prerequisites
  • Brainstorm strategies for success (time management, study skills, organizational skills)
  • Discuss college expectations (grades, communication, email etiquette)
  • Provide referrals for college services (Disability Resource Center, Workforce Education, Financial Aid)

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Stephanie Zamora

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers/Ella

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Catherine Lopez

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Find Your BC Pathway Advisor Below

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Business is a multi-layered area of study. It continues to quickly change and evolve to meet the demands of our fast-paced world. Regardless of what industry or career path you might choose, understanding the management of people and resources is a skill set that can be applied to aid in the betterment of our world.    

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Remember, you must complete all the Connect 1, 2, 3, admission steps and attend NSO before you can schedule an appointment with your advisor.


Yanhan Zhao

Yanhan Zhao

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Yanhan advises for:

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Business Transfer
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Interested in Business Analysis and Technology or Data Analytics?

Make an appointment with Veratta Pegram-Floyd.


Interested in Digital Media Arts?

Make an appointment with Shavon English.

School of Business & Technology Contact

Explore your career in healthcare today. Bellevue College offers entry level Certificate, AA and BAS programs in dynamic high demand allied health professions and pre-professional studies. Bellevue College is a nationally recognized leader in health science education in partnership with prestigious medical centers across the region. 

Academic Advising works with students once they have completed New Student Process.


Marina Melnik, HSEWI Advisor

Marina Melnik

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Sarah De Witt

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Today’s students require a liberal arts education in order to be fully prepared to participate as informed global citizens. Learners cannot concentrate solely on one subject, but rather consider how all disciplines are connected. The Humanities & Communication pathway is for you if you are interested in Cultural & Ethnic Studies, Communication Studies, English, Gender Studies, History, Philosophy, or World Languages.

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Academic Advising works with students once they have completed the New Student Process.


Humanities & Communication Contact

Are you seeking a job that will allow you to have a positive impact on the world? Do you enjoy exploratory, hands-on learning? Do you want to address complex challenges with cutting-edge tools and technology?

If you responded yes to any of these questions, consider pursuing a career in STEM!  This pathway’s classes help students design, research, problem-solving, and creativity skills. This pathway can lead to a variety of rewarding, well-paid, and in-demand jobs.

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Academic Advising works with students once they have completed New Student Process.


Jonny Diehl

Pronouns: He/Him/His

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Crickett Watt

Crickett Watt

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Crickett advises for:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
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STEM Contact

  • 425-564-2212

Through the concepts of culture and history, experience and beliefs, privilege and marginalization, explorers of this pathway will get a better understanding of how people’s similarities and differences impact the world. This path will help you better grasp the relationships between human behavior, diversity, power, and institutions in order to pursue human-centered and community based careers.

This pathway is perfect for someone interested in understanding patterns of individual and group behavior, ways in which we develop and learn, and how we impact and are impacted by society, culture, institutions and the environment. 

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Academic Advising works with students once they have completed New Student Process.


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Teresa Descher

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Social Science Division Contact

Almost every job makes substantial use of computers. Almost everything you interact with relies on software, whether it’s a digital watch, a smartphone, a television, a car, a gaming system, or banking and retail systems. Business data has the ability to catapult a company far ahead of its competition, increasing brand recognition, organizational efficiency, and profitability.

There are positions available in every industry, including business, communications, health care, manufacturing, and gaming, has openings. Working in this sector gives you the freedom to work from anywhere in the globe, even your own home!

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Academic Advisors work with students once they have completed the New Student Process. Click the “Schedule with” button to work with the advisor specific to the programs listed below



Interested in Computer Science? You will want to meet with Jonny Diehl or Crickett Watt.

Additionally, if completing one of the BAS programs in this area, please check the School of Business & Technology website.

School of Business & Technology Contact

Computer Science Contact

Performing & Visual Arts  may be right for you if you want to create, engage, explore, and/or teach in any visual or performing arts (including, but not limited to, Art, Dance, Drama, Digital Media, Interior Design*, and Music)! *If you are interested in the Interior Studies or Interior Design BAA please schedule with a faculty advisor from that program.

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Academic Advising works with students once they have completed New Student Process.

Shavon English

Shavón English

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Visual and Performing Arts Contact


Student Athlete Advising

From new student orientation until graduation, our advisors provide assistance with all elements of educational planning. Creating quarterly class schedules, major application, degree and graduation preparation, and job research and growth are all part of this process. They also assist student-athletes in becoming engaged and autonomous learners so that they can attain their academic goals at BC.

Academic Advising works with students once they have completed New Student Process.


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Teresa Descher

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Student Athlete General Contact

Transitional Studies

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This path teaches core abilities that can lead to new opportunities. We assist you in achieving your objectives by providing support services tailored to your needs. We can assist you with improving your English language abilities in order to achieve personal, professional, or academic objectives. We provide a variety of options for earning your high school certificate or GED.

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Transitional Studies general program info.:

ESL :  eslbats@bellevuecollege.edu

ABE: abe@bellevuecolleg.edu

High School + and GED: abe@bellevuecollege.edu

College I-BEST Programs: ibest@bellevuecollege.edu

Last Updated April 15, 2024