Policy Compliance

Bellevue College policies and procedures provide an institutional perspective on many important issues for college management and governance as set forth by President’s Staff and the college board of trustees. The policies cited below speak directly to communications, printing, technology accessibility and accreditation requirements mandates as they relate to the contents of this guide and all BC employees are required to comply.

Policy 6650: Communications and Publications Compliance

Original Date: 5/22/1996 * Last Revision Effective: 10/15/2015

Policy Contact: Vice President, Institutional Advancement

“Bellevue College is committed to honesty, accuracy, currency, consistency and professionalism in its public communications. Overall responsibility for assuring that this commitment is realized lies with the Institutional Advancement office. In carrying out this charge, Institutional Advancement leads and coordinates all of the college’s public communications activities – providing final approval of all official college publications, advertisements and speeches, and managing all public pronouncements including interactions with news media…”

Full policy: Policy 6650: Communications and Publications Compliance/

Policy 6750P: Printing Services (Procedures)

Original Date: 11/1/1995 * Last Revision Effective: 10/19/2015

Policy Contact: Vice President, Institutional Advancement

“Bellevue College’s Printing Services is a full-service facility offering assistance in graphic design, printing and duplicating for the college community. Departments needing these services must request them through the printing services department following these procedures. If the services needed are not available in printing services or cannot be performed satisfactorily within the timeframe the originating department specifies, printing services will then use outside vendors to provide the services…”

Full policy: Policy 6750P: Printing Services (Procedures)

Policy 5110: Technology Accessibility

Original Date: 6/12/2013 * Last Revision Effective: 4/28/2015

Policy Contact: Vice President, Information Technology Services

“Bellevue College is committed to providing accessible technology services. In an effort to meet this commitment, all technology services are required to meet minimum requirements set forth by standards outlined by Section 508 standards of the Rehabilitation Act.”

Full policy: Policy 5110: Technology Accessibility

Policy 5450: Web Advertisements or Sponsorships

Original Date: 3/22/2005 * Last Revision Effective: 5/13/2015

Policy Contact: Vice President, Administrative Services

“The official Bellevue College website provides prospective students, enrolled students, alumni, Bellevue College employees, and members of the community with college information and services. Bellevue College may solicit a limited number of commercial sponsors or advertisers for the college’s website to provide enhanced services for students.

The college reserves the right to limit the number and placement of ads or sponsorships on the Bellevue College website and will only accept advertising or sponsorship that proposes a commercial transaction. The college will refuse any advertisement or sponsorship that is political or religious in nature; that contains sexual content; and/ or that pertains to alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs. The reasons for these specified exclusions are that the college has an interest in: 1) obtaining fair market value for advertisement on its website; 2) maintaining its neutrality on controversial subjects; 3) presenting an environment where advertisers or sponsors may be assured that their products or services are presented in an appropriate environment; and 4) support the mission and strategic plans of Bellevue College.”

Full policy: Policy 5450: Web Advertisements or Sponsorships

Policy 5450P: Web Advertisements or Sponsorships (Procedures)

Original Date: 3/22/2005 * Last Revision Effective: 5/13/2015

Policy Contact: Vice President, Administrative Services

“The following procedures are established to meet the requirements for implementing policy #5450 – Web Advertisements or Sponsorships.

All requests must be submitted to the vice president of administrative services, who will manage commercial transactions that involve the Bellevue College website and who will be responsible for presenting them to president’s staff for approval, developing and applying uniform fees, contracting with the vendor, and resolving any concerns or complaints.”

Full policy: Policy 5450P: Web Advertisements or Sponsorships (Procedures)

Policy 4150: Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment

Original Date: 11/8/1988 * Last Revision Effective: 4/7/2015

Policy Contact: Vice President, Human Resources

“Bellevue College does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or veteran status in educational programs and activities which it operates. Bellevue College is prohibited from discriminating in such a manner by college policy and by state and federal law. All college personnel and persons, vendors, and organizations with whom the college does business are required to comply with applicable federal and state statutes and regulations designed to promote affirmative action and equal opportunity.”

Full policy: Policy 4150: Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment

Last Updated February 8, 2016