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.

Q&A Information Meetings are now over for the 2023-2024 year. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions page then continue with Step #2 on the Future Students page. If you have further questions, please contact us using one of the methods from our Support with Applying page to continue the steps in joining us!

Student attendance is required at our virtual 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.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month, January – May on Zoom

Time: 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time

Dates: Mondays, 2023

RSVP

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

  1. College Application deadline: June 9, 2023
  2. Program application process deadline: July 2, 2023 (Begins January 2023)
  3. Five-week Summer Orientation (FYS 101 class) begins: July 10, 2023
  4. Classes start Fall 2023 (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.

There is no formal application – you will let us know about your interest by:

  • Attending a Q&A Information Session, or ask your questions another way after those sessions are over for the year.
  • Sending us your English placement (Step #4), and
  • Completing Step #8: Schedule a meeting with us.

All of the above will be found on the Future Students page, along with the other steps you will need to take.


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!


  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 2023

Program Application Deadline July 2; First Year Seminar (FYS 101) starts July 10, 2023

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 are over for 2023

The 2nd Monday of each month, January – May

Time: 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time

Dates: Mondays, 2023

RSVP

For Fall 2023

Program Application Deadline July 2; Orientation starts in July 10, 2023

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. Students may register for accommodations with the Disability Resource Center all year.

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Last Updated May 11, 2023