Learn about and apply for financial aid at Bellevue College
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2014-15 Processing Update*
Update as of 09/02/14: We are currently working on early August File Completes (approx.100 files). All files that met our Summer and Fall 2014 deadlines have been reviewed. If your application was completed by May 2nd, please check the portal to make sure we have reviewed your file.
2013-14 Processing Update*
We are current with 2013-14 File Completes. If you think you should have been reviewed by now, please give us a call.
*Check back every Monday for updates on processing times
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Important DatesFall Aid Students: Please read our quarterly letter for important deadlines and dates including disbursement, census and appeal information for Fall 2014.
It’s time to reapply for 2014-15 financial aid.
Students who wish to receive financial aid during the 2014-15 academic year (Summer 2014-Spring 2015) need to reapply by completing BOTH the 2014-15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the 2014-15 BC Financial Aid Application.
Fall Quarter 2014: May 2, 2014
Winter Quarter 2015: October 4, 2014
Spring Quarter 2015: January 24, 2015
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Use BC School Code 003769 when you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
BC Financial Aid Mission Statement
"The Financial Aid Office serves as advocates and advisors to bridge the gap between Bellevue College students and the Department of Education, the Washington Student Achievement Council, and the Department of Veterans Affairs while awarding funds and ensuring compliance.”
Just looking around?
If you're not ready to apply, but want to learn about the type of aid available to you, start by exploring these links.
- FAFSA 4Caster
- FAFSA Overview Video
- FAFSA Overview Video - Spanish Captioned
- How to Fill Out FAFSA Video
- How to Fill Out FAFSA Video - Spanish Captioned
- Cost of Attendance
- Types of Financial Aid
- For Parents & Family
- Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA (Online Tutorial)
- Federal Student Aid
- Ready Set Grad
- WASFA - Washington State Aid for DREAMers starting April 1, 2014
|Day||Walk-in hours||Phone hours|
|Monday||8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.||12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.||12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.|
|Friday||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.|
Our service hours vary during the beginning of the quarter so we can assist more students. Check our upcoming office hour changes or to contact us.