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2015-16 Processing Update*
Update as of 08/24/15: We have reviewed all files that made our Summer and Fall deadlines. We are currently working on early August File Completes (approx. 100 files).
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Important DatesOffice Closed September 3, 2015
The Financial Aid office will be closed all day on Thursday, September 3rd, for training. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you are here to drop off documents, place them in our locked drop box. We will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, September 4th.
Fall 2015 Students:
Please read our quarterly letter for important deadlines and dates including disbursement, census and appeal information for Fall 2015.
2015-2016 Application Deadlines
Summer Quarter 2015: March 13, 2015
Fall Quarter 2015: May 8, 2015
Winter 2016: October 9, 2015
Spring 2016: January 29, 2016
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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||Drop-in hours||Phone hours|
|Monday||8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.||10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.||12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.||8:00 a.m.- 4:00 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.
Financial Aid Office 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 Higher Education Coordinating Board, and the Department of Veterans Affairs while awarding funds and ensuring compliance. The Assistant Director provides financial aid funding for students which promotes educational access and retention.