OLS Student SmilingSkills for Work. Skills for Life.

Unlike any other program in the nation, Occupational & Life Skills (OLS) is an accredited associate degree program for adults with learning disabilities. In our uniquely supportive program, students learn to identify and develop a career pathway, grow interpersonal skills, build life-long friendships, and gain marketable, workplace-ready skills. OLS creates a guided pathway for graduating students to become gainfully employed, contributing citizens. Since the inception of our program, 85% of our graduates are employed and 30% enjoy upward career mobility.

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Information Sessions

Ready to learn more?  Attend an OLS Information Session for prospective students, families and special educators.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, January 9th 1:00pm (Session is FULL)

Wednesday, January 31st 1:00pm

Attend an Info Session at the College Bound Resource Fair. Saturday, February 3, 2018 11:00am

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Join us for the 2nd annual College Bound Resource Fair, a unique event created specifically for people with disabilities who aspire to become college students, and the parents and educators in their lives.

Saturday, February 3rd, 9:00am – 2:00pm

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Student Studying

Apply to OLS at Bellevue College

Early application submission ensures that you won’t be placed on our waitlist.
Our early admissions deadline for fall quarter is April 1st.
Final Admissions are on July 1st.

The 2017-2018 Admissions Deadline has passed

Please check back in early January for Fall 2018 Applications!

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Student Portal

OLS student access for Performance Reviews, Canvas, Calendars, Email and Office 365.

Student Portal