Click here to schedule an online appointment with one of our advisors.

The TRIO office has moved online.  All TRIO services are now available via phone, email, and video conferencing. Contact us at 425-564-5745 or schedule an appointment above. Due to a mandatory reduction in work hours there may be a delay in responding to your email or phone call.

Online appointments are available for academic advising, financial aid assistance, transfer advising, joining TRIO, scholarship assistance, personal assistance, tutoring, learning study skills and getting general information about TRIO. Just click on the button above to schedule an appointment or contact one of our advisors directly. For tutoring click on the button below.

Staff Contact Information:

Barbara Brodsky        425-564-2207 or bbrodsky@bellevuecollege.edu

Lina Huang                 425-564-2218 or lina.huang@bellevuecollege.edu

Carrie Horton             425-564-4162 or carrie.horton@bellevuecollege.edu

Click here to schedule an online tutoring appointment.


Join TRIO students and staff for a drop in visit via video. Talk with other TRIO students, get your questions answered, or just stop by to say hi. Check your email for links to the sessions or email us directly for the link.

Thursdays 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Emergency Funding for College Students from the CARES Act

Bellevue College students with financial hardship related to the campus closing and moving all classes and services to an online system due to the COVID-19 health crisis may qualify for emergency funds from the federal CARES Act.

Ensuring Your College Success

TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO) at Bellevue College provides individualized support services to students with limited income, first-generation college students, and students with disabilities to assist them with their academic success.  These services include but are not limited to academic advising, personal guidance and support, transfer planning, assistance with financial aid processes, study skills development, and tutoring. The department goal is to promote and sustain strategies that improve student success, retention, and completion. TRIO works to achieve these goals by offering programs, resources and guidance that facilitates the students’ transition to college and that supports their progress through graduation and transfer to bachelor’s degree programs.

TRIO furthers the Bellevue College mission of educational excellence and equal access by providing the following services:

  • Academic advising and educational planning
  • Personal guidance and support
  • Transfer planning and university visits
  • Assistance and guidance with financial aid
  • Study skills development
  • Tutoring
  • Laptop and calculator lending
  • TRIO Learning Strategies Class
  • Scholarship search and application assistance
  • Financial literacy & guidance
  • Private computer lab and study area
  • Workshops and events

TRIO is funded entirely through a grant from the US Department of Education in the amount of $284,758 per year.