The different departments at Bellevue College are all working towards a common goal of providing students with what they need in order to be successful in their chosen program pathway.

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Online Services

Apply for general admission, register for classes, clear course prerequisites, officially transfer credits in, Math & English Placement, withdrawals and appeals and a lot more.

Tuition Rates

Factors such as full-time or part-time status, residency, and level of courses can all affect tuition rates. Students should review current tuition rates and fees prior to starting the program.

Financial Aid

For questions on FASFA including different types of financial aid, important deadlines, how to apply and application status, students should reach directly out to the Financial Aid office.

BAS Orientation

Once admitted into the bachelor’s program, students should complete the online BAS Student Orientation. Students will learn important information about program communications, academic policies and campus services.

Track Degree Process

Students can use Academic Advising Reports (AAR) in ctcLink to view degree and certificate requirements and track academic progress. AAR’s are not always accurate and students should utilize these reports in collaboration with an advisor.

Apply for Graduation

Students are ready to apply for graduation as soon as they register for their last course(s). It is recommended to meet with an advisor or program manager beforehand to do an audit and make sure all degree requirements are completed.

Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides free, high-quality tutoring and learning services for all students enrolled at Bellevue College. They have specialized tutoring labs for math and writing as well as drop-in tutoring for most subjects, one-on-one tutoring appointments, workshops, and resources for lending like textbooks and calculators. 


Students can find their textbooks at the Bookstore along with other supplies and BC apparel. At the beginning of the quarter textbook information should be posted in Canvas or on the course syllabus. Any questions on which textbook(s) to order should be directed to the instructor. The Buyback Program allows students to get cash for used books!


All BC courses have a Canvas site which is BC’s Learning Management System (LMS). Depending on the type of class students are taking (Online, Hybrid, or On-campus) Canvas may be used extensively or on occasion. Students are encouraged to review How to Get Started with Canvas prior to the first day of class to ensure they are prepared.

Computer Requirements

Software Development students should make sure their computer meets the following requirements to be able to successfully complete their coursework:

  • Windows PC preferred
  • Current generation quad core processor i5, i7 or Ryzen series
  • 16GB RAM preferred
  • 512GB SSD minimum
  • No special video card recommendations
  • Chipset and processor must support Intel-VT or AMD-V
  • If doing online classes – 27 inch minimum or dual monitors highly recommended

Ready to Learn More?

Review our page of frequently asked questions. You can also contact the program manager to explore careers in Software Development and receive more information about program requirements, tuition rates and how to apply.

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Last Updated February 28, 2024