Information Sessions

Scroll down this page to learn about Bellevue College’s program providing educational, advocacy, and access services to neurodivergent students. Then, attend one of our upcoming Q&A Information Sessions.

Student attendance is required at Q&A sessions. Parents, support people, & professionals are welcome! We will cover frequently asked questions and answer your questions as well. We take attendance from RSVPs and corresponding webinar log-in, or Discovery Day attendance.

Virtual meetings: held on the 2nd Monday of each month, January through May on Zoom

Time: 4:30 – 5:15 PM Pacific Time

Dates: Mondays, 2024

  • February 12
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13

Discovery Days: Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • February 10, 2024
  • April 20, 2024
RSVP

Please note that in order to be included in the program, you must view the Information Video(s) and attend a Q&A Session.

  • Please watch the video(s) and take notes with your questions.
  • You’ll be able to ask questions at the Q&A Session. (RSVP above.)
  • We are unable to provide individual information meetings.
  • If you cannot attend a Q&A session, please read through the Frequently Asked Questions page, then:
  • Note: You will be able to meet individually as part of our intake process prior to beginning the program once you are accepted to the college – see our Future Students page for more information.

  1. College Application deadline: June 10, 2024
  2. Program application process deadline: July 1, 2024 (Begins January 2024)
  3. Summer First Year Seminar (FYS – required for all BC students) begins: July 1, 2024
  4. All other classes start Fall 2024 (we do not recommend Summer classes prior to start)
  5. See additional deadlines and follow the steps on the Next Steps for Future Students page!

As stated above in Deadlines & Next Steps, it’s important to follow all the steps on the Future Students page, starting with watching the videos about the program on this page.

To let us know about your interest in the Neurodiversity Navigators program you must:

  • Attend a Q&A Session, or ask your questions another way after those sessions are over for the year.
  • Send us your English placement (Step #4), and
  • Schedule a meeting with us after completing the above two steps.

All of the above will be found on the Future Students page, along with the other steps you will need to take. To join us, the only form you need to fill out is the Request for Appointment form in Step 7. 


Information Videos

If you would like to explore attending Bellevue College and enrolling in the Neurodiversity Navigators program, please watch the three videos below, paying close attention to the second video which explains what you will be doing in the program. You, the student, must watch the videos so that you fully understand the program and what you will be doing in the program.  After you’ve watched the videos, RSVP for a Q&A Session and, be sure to go to the Next Steps for Future Students page!

Please note: the videos will be updated once we have updated information from Testing and Advising regarding onboarding of new students.


  1. Neurodiversity Navigators Background (10 minutes)

2. Neurodiversity Navigators Program Components (13 minutes)


3. Neurodiversity Navigators Getting Started (3 minutes) – note new deadlines for 2023!!


For Fall 2024

Program Application Deadline June 21; Summer First Year Seminar (FYS) starts July 1, 2024

You, the student, must watch the videos so that you fully understand the program and what you will be doing in the program.  Please take notes with questions and comments!

You must be either 18 OR in a college program such as Running Start or CEO OR have a GED or High School diploma at the time you will begin classes at Bellevue College. Please apply even if you’re under 18!

After watching the videos, come for Q&A! Bring your questions and comments to a live online session where we will cover F.A.Q.s and also answer your individual questions.

Note: Student attendance is required for participation in program. Parents and support people, as well as educational and other professionals are welcome to attend. We take attendance from RSVPs and corresponding webinar log-in.

Q&A Sessions for 2024

The 2nd Monday of each month, January – May

Time: 4:30 – 5:15 PM Pacific Time

Dates: Mondays, 2024

  • February 12
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13

Discovery Days: Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • February 10, 2024
  • April 20, 2024
RSVP

Program Information

The program’s areas of focus include: Executive Functioning, Social Interaction, Self-Advocacy, and Self-Regulation. You will receive individual and group support, and take academic classes designed to increase self-knowledge in career preparation and the above areas of focus. You will concurrently pursue a degree path of your choice from the wide variety of options available at Bellevue College.

Neurodiversity Navigators is separate from the Disability Resource Center, and has different deadlines. We encourage you to register as soon as possible! Students may register for accommodations with the Disability Resource Center all year.

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Last Updated February 14, 2024