Admissions

To Apply

Current Juniors and Seniors use the link below for Winter 2020 applications which will open Friday, October 4, 2019
Winter 2020 online applications will close Friday, December 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Fall 2019 admissions closed September 8, 2019 at 12:00 PM.

Apply for Winter 2020.

If you are currently enrolled in Bellevue College as Running Start student DO NOT reapply.

Once we process your application, you will receive an email with your Bellevue College Student Identification Number (SID). It is extremely important that you provide a valid e-mail address on your application.  Often the SID email notification gets directed to your spam/junk folder. Be sure to check there too.  If you do not see the email within 10 business days of applying please email our office with student full name to inquire status.

Next Step: Complete all admissions steps by the deadlines.

Once we process your application, you will receive an email with your Bellevue College Student Identification Number (SID) and all admissions steps and deadlines. It is extremely important that you provide a valid e-mail address on your application.  Often the SID email notification gets directed to your spam/junk folder. Be sure to check there too.  All communication will be sent to email on application until student attends the mandatory registration | orientation session.

Final Step: Sign up for the Mandatory Registration | Orientation

Fall Quarter Registration: student needs to be invited to signup for one of our mandatory sessions.  Once student completes placement steps outlined in email and reviews the RS PowerPoint Presentation they were sent via email. You will receive instructions regarding attending a mandatory registration/orientation event here on campus.

Note regarding placement. English placement scores need to be entered into our computer for each applicant – student can either submit proper documents to Placement Office or come take assessment -full detail and instructions are outlined in email to applicant. Read carefully please.

Enrollment in specific college courses cannot be guaranteed – even if the classes are needed to fulfill district high school graduation requirements.

You will receive THE FINAL STEPS email only if you complete all admission steps by deadlines noted in email. The final email will provide you with how you will register for the mandatory Running Start Registration|Orientation.

All students are required to follow the same procedures. We ask the student to contact us regarding all questions please.

You will register for classes during your registration | orientation session you signed up for

  • Payment for classes and fees need to be paid immediately to avoid classes dropped for nonpayment – Running Start is not totally free – all students will have an amount due on their account. Invoices are not mailed.

Please contact our office at with any questions runningstartnewstudent@bellevuecollege.edu

Last Updated October 7, 2019