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Important International Travel Updates by CDC

Starting on November 8, foreign national air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to fly to the United States, with only limited exceptions.

The CDC has determined that for the purposes of entry into the United States, accepted vaccines will include those approved by the FDA, as well as vaccines with an emergency use listing (EUL) from the World Health Organization (WHO). See the State Department’s FAQs and CDC’s FAQs for more details.


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.  

All online and in-person students must complete the vaccination attestation (confirmation) or request an exemption.


Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF)

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

On November 29, 2021, the winter quarter application will open. International students are eligible to apply for these funds for Fall Quarter 2021 who demonstrate exceptional financial need due to COVID-19.

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


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!

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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.

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