Multicultural Services

Dear Students, due to the COVID-19 health crisis the Multicultural Services (MCS) office has moved online. Please make an appointment or visit our virtual front desk below.

Director’s Message

Students, Community, Faculty and Staff. I am honored to serve as the Director for the BC Multicultural Services Department. Our primary goal is to support students in their educational pathway at BC.  We have a fantastic team of dedicated staff, and work-study students to serve you, to support you, and to help you navigate our college. I invite you to visit Multicultural Services, learn about our support services and programming, and to join our learning community.

Virtual Front Desk

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Have questions about our department and services (academic coaching, financial aid counseling, tutoring, equipment lending, personal and leadership development, post prison and workshops)? Our front desk staff is here to help you over chat, audio and video.

Office Hours

Monday ~ Thursday 8:00 AM ~ 5PM

Friday closed

Fridays: closed April 30-Dec. 31

Please Note: Student Affairs Offices (including MCS) are closed on Fridays from April 30 – December 31. The college is in the process of implementing ctcLink, providing a brand-new student database management system, which includes a student self-service portal, and mobile app designed to serve you better. The new system will be going “live” the week of November 8.

In preparation, Student Affairs Offices are closed on Fridays from April 30 – December 31 (with some exceptions that will be posted in advance).  Please check office websites for the latest updates (or go to Campus Services @ Bellevue College to find links to office websites).  

For phone calls and emails received on Fridays, staff will respond the following week, as promptly as possible.

You are welcome to call our office at (425) 564-2208 or join a chat with our Virtual Front Desk below.

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MCS Program Services

A service program that provide a broad range of support services including general questions, general academic guidance, financial aid counseling, transfer assistance, and career exploration and planning.
*To make an appointment, select the service that you would like to schedule, then pick a date and time available

Schedule an Appointment

Struggling with math? No worries, MCS has got your back. Get help from BC tutors for math levels ranging from Math 075 ~ Math 151 at the Academic Success Center.
*To make an appointment, select the course that you would like to schedule, then pick a date and time available

IMPORTANT Note: MCS Math tutoring is closed for fall quarter! If you need tutoring for math and/or any other subject please go the Academic Success Center (ASC) where they provide FREE online tutoring for a variety of subjects.

Academic Success Center (ASC)

MCS Connects Mentoring Program fosters professional and supportive mentoring relationships between incoming students and peer, staff, faculty mentors for a period of one year.  Mentors will guide new students to work through academic and personal goals as they make their transition to BC.  Research shows students with mentors are more likely to succeed academically and have better relationships with peers, teachers, family and friends.

Contact Information:
Henry Amaya:
Phone: (425) 564-4064

MCS Mentoring Program

We know and understand the challenges of a navigating new environment. We want you to know that you are not alone and that you have MCS staff to provide step-by-step guidance and navigation at Bellevue College.  We provide holistic, non-judgmental support connecting you to essential services for your success to help you transition into your academic program and the BC campus community. 

Contact Information:
Kathy Colasurdo: 
Phone: 1-(425)-564-2423

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We offer academic, career, and personal development workshops

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MCS provides culturally-sensitive support services to BC students in the area of academic skill building development, faculty and peer mentorship, student advocacy, information sharing, connecting to resources, and community building.

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