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League for Innovation LogoOLS at Bellevue College is proud to have been named 2015 Innovation of the Year.
Established over 30 years ago, this award recognizes significant community college innovations that improve the ability of institutions to serve their students and communities.  Find out more at


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OLS at Bellevue College is honored to be recognized as a finalist for the 2016 American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Awards of Excellence for the Student Success Award.


Al Lewis VP Bellevue CollegeOur own Al Lewis, VP of Economic & Workforce Development at Bellevue College, was featured in an in-depth interview with 425 Magazine. Find out more about Al and what he has to say about OLS at Bellevue College here.



The OLS National Network has launched its new website! To find out more about how OLS can become a part of college campuses across the nation, please visit

Events Calendar

OLS Information Sessions
Ready to learn more about our program? Please register to attend an upcoming information session held at the Bellevue College North Campus. These informative meetings include a current OLS student panel and are held for potential students, families, counselors and special educators who would like to find out more about the OLS experience. Space is limited. Don’t delay!
OLS Information Sessions will return this fall
Final Admissions Deadline for Fall 2017 – July 1st, 2017

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Share Night
OLS students take an opportunity to share learning outcomes of their courses with their families and OLS faculty and staff members. (OLS students and parents only)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Bellevue College Main Campus

College Bound Resource Fair
Join us at the 1st Annual College Bound Resource Fair, presented by OLS at Bellevue College. College Bound is a unique event created specifically for people with disabilities who aspire to become college students, and the parents and educators in their lives. Saturday, May 6th from 9AM to 2PM at BC Main Campus. 

OLS Class of 2017 Senior Presentations Night
Please join us in celebration of our 2017 OLS graduates as they move toward a life filled with many career successes and fulfilling experiences.
Thursday June 15, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Newport High School

Graduation Night
Friday, June 16, 2017
Key Arena
305 Harrison Street – Seattle, WA

Last Updated June 6, 2017