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Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF)

We are excited to announce that international students may be eligible for $1000 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III).

Beginning September 15th, 2021, international students are eligible to apply for these funds for Fall Quarter who demonstrate exceptional financial need due to COVID-19. As of October 8th, the application for Fall Quarter is now closed.

Please continue to check the website for updates regarding Winter Quarter 2022.

Please visit the International Education HEERF III website for more information and directions on how to apply for funds.


COVID-19 Vaccination Attestation/Exemption Requirements

To protect the health and safety of the Bellevue College campus community and the public, the College requires all faculty, staff and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an authorized vaccine unless an individual receives an authorized exemption.  


Hybrid Courses

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Bellevue College (BC) will offer both on-campus and online classes as listed in the Fall 2021 schedule with limited in-person support services throughout the quarter. To request an in-person appointment, please email ie@bellevuecollege.edu. Beginning Winter quarter 2022, the College hopes to return to normal operations. The College is reviewing the latest higher education guidelines and will share more information within the next a few weeks. Please continue to check the BC website for updates as they become available.


Start Studying from Home!

With the Overseas Online Program, you can save time and money. Start taking classes from the comfort of your home while waiting to get your F-1 visa. Don’t delay!

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bellevue College

1. Locations – high tech central city

2. Academic Excellence

3. More programs offered than any other similar level schools in WA

4. University Transfer with 17 different universities

5. High Return on Investment (or Affordability)

6. On campus student housing

7. Possibility for 2 OPT opportunities (for students who continue pursuing bachelor’s at BC)

8. International Student Support

9. Leadership and Development Opportunities

10. Student diversity

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What’s Happening

International Student Association/Global Leader Cultural Lunches

Be sure to check your BC email for links to join the events this quarter!

Fall 2021 Virtual International Transfer Fair

Tue, 10/26 from 2pm to 4pm (PT) & Wed, 10/27 from 4pm to 6pm (PT)

Participating schools include: Boston University, Columbia University, School of General Studies, Drexel, Indiana Univ., Northeastern, Purdue, SCAD, The Ohio State, UC Berkeley, Davis, San Diego, UW Seattle, UW-Madison, Virginia Tech, and many more

Everyone is welcome to join the fair directly from this QR code on those 2 days.

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University of Washington Seattle – Fall 2022 International Transfer Admissions Seminar

Th, Dec. 2, ’21 from 4pm to 5:30pm (PT)

Registration is required to get the Zoom link. 

Are you interested in being a student at Bellevue College? International Education has several events throughout the month with partners all over the world.

To sign-up, please scan the QR code, or fill out the form online.

Please email Lei He, the Assistant Director of International Recruitment, at lei.he@bellevuecollege.edu with any questions.

QR code for prospective students
  • 10/1/2021 Virtual webinar with Team Sugi
  • 10/1/2021 In person/virtual seminar with Luby Education Taiwan 
  • 10/1/2021 Virtual webinar with Study Abroad Association
  • 10/1/2021 Virtual webinar with Omega Study Abroad Center in Taiwan 
  • 10/1/2021 Laos Virtual Fair Thailand 
  • 10/2/2021 IDP Vietnam Fall 2021 Fair 
  • 10/5/2021 Virtual webinar with Shasta College hosted by EducationUSA PUC-Rio 
  • 10/12/2021 Virtual webinar with StudyWA hosted by EducationUSA Saudi Arabia 
  • 10/16/2021 Fair with Begin Group Middle America
  • 10/16/2021 Sun Education Fair – Palembang and Lampung 
  • 10/18/2021 AS Student Services Edu Fair
  • 10/21/2021 IDP Cambodia Virtual Education Fair 
  • 10/22/2021 JJL Fall 2021 Education Expo – Beijing 
  • 10/26/2021 EducationUSA Virtual Education Fair Spain 
  • 10/27/2021 EducationUSA Mexico Virtual Community College Open House 
  • 10/27/2021 Kennedy HS virtual information session 
  • 10/28/2021 AEO Tour East and SE Asia virtual fair
  • 10/29/2021 Sun Education Fair – Samarinda 
  • 10/30/2021 Sun Education Fair – Balikpapan