Online New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation at Bellevue College

Complete new student orientation online at your own pace, at your own time. This self-guided orientation is run through Canvas, our learning management system.

To get started, you’ll need a BC NetID (BC email address). If you haven’t already, please create one online using your BC Student ID (SID) and PIN.

Need help with your SID or PIN? Visit Registration Frequently Asked Questions.

How to Sign Up for Online New Student Orientation

Register for online orientation the same way you’ll register for your first classes at Bellevue College. Once registered, you’ll be able to access new student orientation within 24 hours.

Follow these steps:

Visit Bellevue College’s online web registration portal and log in using:

  • BC Student ID (SID)
  • PIN (your birthday in MMDDYY format)
  • Any quarter currently open for registration.
Web Registration Portal

Note: the quarter you select to complete online orientation does not have to be the quarter you plan to start taking classes. Example: you can sign up for new student orientation in spring when you plan to first take classes in the fall.

The web registration welcome page informs you of important dates, deadlines, payment information, and messages for the registration quarter you selected.

Select ‘Continue’ towards the bottom of the page to proceed to orientation registration.

Note: there are NO fees or payments required for orientation.

After you click complete, you might be prompted to complete a survey from the State of Washington.

Enter your responses and select ‘Continue’ at the bottom of the page.

Note: you will complete this survey once per quarter.

Enter item number NSAA in one of the available boxes and select ‘Submit Add/Drop’

Type in the item numbers of the classes you want to add or drop.

You are now signed up for online new student orientation, and orientation will be available through Canvas within 24 hours of your registration.

Log in to Canvas to complete new student orientation. You will be added to the course within 24 hours of your registration.

Take as much time as you need, but expect orientation to take between 45 minutes to one hour.

Method Two: Online Request Form

Complete an online request form with your student information and a Student Central representative will add you to online new student orientation. Requests are generally processed within one business, and access to new student orientation typically occurs within 2 business days after completing a form request.

Need Additional Assistance?

Submit an Online Ticket Request for help or information or call 425-564-2219.

For questions regarding Admission processes, chat with an advisor on the Welcome Center homepage or schedule an appointment.

Note: Some campus phone lines are not being monitored during remote operations. If you cannot reach a representative by phone, please reach out via Online Ticket Request or email