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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. IE will be accepting applications for Fall 2021 from 9/15/2021-10/08/2021.

Due to ctcLink implementation date in Fall Quarter, the application will be closed on 10/08/2021 until further notice. Please submit your application as soon as possible.

Please visit the International Education HEERF III website for more information and directions on how to apply for funds. An email will be sent to your Bellevue College email on 9/15/2021 with information.


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 expanded in-person support services beginning September 7, 2021. 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.

The College has implemented strict “Safe Return to Campus” plans to ensure the safety of our students and staff while maintaining to provide an exceptional educational experience to all our students.  


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!

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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9/3/2021 – virtual webinar with EducationUSA Taiwan

9/3/2021 & 9/10/21 –  Ursula HS virtual Fair Jakarta

9/9/2021 – NSA HS Virtual Fair Surabaya

9/10/2021 & 9/11/2021 – Kanisius HS Virtual Fair Jakarta

9/23/2021 – EducationUSA virtual fair Canada

9/24/2021 – webinar with OEC Korea

9/24/2021 – EducationUSA virtual fair China

9/29/2021 – virtual webinar with Global Education South Africa