Creating and sustaining a safe inclusive environment requires everyone’s help and commitment. The referral information on this page offers ways to identify and report a concern or to seek support.

If this is an emergency, please call 911.
For an immediate response to other situations, call Public Safety (425-564-2400). Fill out a referral form below after any immediate action is taken.

Concerning, Worrisome, or Threatening Behaviors

Faculty, student and staff are encouraged to consult and share concerns with the CARE Team.   The CARE Team at Bellevue College provides support to help Bellevue College (BC) Community members who may be struggling academically and/or with personal concerns.  These concerns can range from a concerning conversation to substance use to self-harm.

Relationship Violence, Sexual Misconduct, or Stalking

Title IX protection from discrimination extends to faculty, staff, students and visitors and includes such things as: sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking.

Discrimination, Harassment, Bias Incident, or Hate Crimes

It is the policy of Bellevue College to provide a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. For more information, see Bellevue Policy 1440Bellevue Policy 1460 or the Student Conduct Code.

Academic Misconduct

Academic misconduct includes cheating, plagiarism, or fabricating data on an academic assignment.

Other Student Misconduct

Violations of the BC Student Conduct Code not listed above include behaviors such as classroom disruption, use of alcohol/drugs, vandalism, or physical assault.

Child or Vulnerable Adult Abuse or Neglect

If someone tells you about abuse of anyone under 18, report.  If someone tells you about abuse of a vulnerable adult, report.  Examples include, but are not limited to, reports of a child,/student under age 18/vulnerable adult being aggressively grabbed and slapped, or a student under the age of 18/vulnerable adult submits a poem suggesting sexual abuse.

  • To report abuse or neglect contact Child Protective Services or Adult Protective Services.
  • Call 9-1-1 if a child or adult is in an emergency situation.
  • You may also call 1-866-ENDHARM (1-866-363-4276). This number is TTY-accessible.
  • Call BC Counseling Center at 425-564-5747.
  • Call BC Human Resources at 425-564-2274 to assist you in the reporting process.

Environment, Health, and Safety Concerns

Lights out in parking lots? Broken or loose tiles in court yard? Loose railing?  Cracked sidewalks?  The BC Safety Committee works toward a safe and healthful environment at the college for all faculty, staff, students, and community at large; and to oversees health and safety issues for the campus.

  • Report concerns via email to the BC Safety Committee.
  • If it is an immediate, emergency safety hazard, please contact Public Safety at 425-564-2400.

Other Concerns

If you have a concern about a member of the BC Community and are not sure where to start, contact Steven Martel (Counseling) or Megan Kaptik (Student Conduct).