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Public Services

Technical education at BTC includes hands-on experience, so students learn job-ready skills they can put to work right away.

Some programs provide services and repairs to staff, students, and the general public. We focus on facilitating students’ training needs without negatively impacting private businesses in the community.


  • Dental Services
  • Automotive and Auto Collision
  • Café Culinaire
  • Events & Rentals
  • Surplus
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Dental Services

The BTC Dental Clinic is open most Mondays and Fridays offering the following services only: 

  • exams

  • x-rays

  • dental cleanings for children, adults and patients with gum disease

  • sealants

  • some simple fillings 


If you would like to be placed on the potential patient list, please email us at: dental@btc.edu or call 360.752.8349.

Please note:  Not all patients will be accepted.  Patients must fulfill the educational requirements of the students.  Patients with pain, swelling, severe medical concerns cannot be seen in our clinic.

If you are a previous patient of the BTC dental clinic and would like to have your dental x-rays/records transferred to you or to a dental office please:

Upon receiving your request, we will forward your records as soon as possible.

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Thank you for your interest in the BTC Automotive Technology Program. All customer work selected must coincide with our current class room curriculum. Vehicles older than 15 years typically will not be selected unless they meet a specific teaching requirement.

Our shop rate is $30 per hour based on the auto manufacture’s suggested flat rate for services needed. All vehicles taken in are subject to a one hour diagnosis fee based on this rate at which time a written estimate for services needed including parts and labor will be provided.

To submit your request please complete the Automotive work form.

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Café Culinaire

Café Culinaire is a fully operational restaurant, operated by BTC Culinary Arts program students under the supervision of chef instructors. Students gain valuable skills in preparing high-quality dishes, while learning all aspects of restaurant operations.

  • Guest relations
  • Cash handling
  • Reservations
  • Customer Service
  • Serving

Visit the Café Culinaire page to learn more.

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Events & Rentals

Have your next event at Bellingham Technical College! BTC can accommodate a wide variety of events. Choose from classrooms, conference rooms, computer labs, and much more!

Settlemyer Hall

A new state-of-the-art space perfect for banquets, award ceremonies, auctions, or any other large event.

Settlemyer Family Hall features a stage for presenting, the availability of projectors, microphone, and sound systems upon arrangement.

This space accommodates up to 510 people (theater seating) with expansion options to accommodate up to 772 people (theater seating), the expanded option seats 300 at 8-top round tables.

Classrooms, Conference rooms, Cafeteria and Labs

Accommodating from 20-300. Our campus offers on exclusive catering for all events. Multiple menus and pricing options available.

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Surplus Sales

Our mission is to efficiently and effectively collect, process and redistribute unneeded surplus BTC property. Our goal is to efficiently remove surplus equipment from buildings on campus and to be a responsible environmental steward by finding reuse and recycling markets for surplus property.

How to access BTC's Surplus

Step 1. Register

Step 2. Start Shopping
  • Log in to the Online Auction Site

  • Select Washington in the Select Region field

  • Select Bellingham Technical College in the 'Select Agency field' - All categories will be displayed. For current offerings, a number will appear to the right of the subcategory. This represents the number of auctions of that type.

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The Purchasing and Contracts Department is dedicated to supporting the College's mission by facilitating the academic and administrative needs in the most economical and efficient manner, and at the highest possible quality while complying with the laws and regulations set forth by the Federal Government, Washington State and Bellingham Technical College.

This department assists in creating and maintaining relationships with current and potential vendors and oversees the following: bid solicitation, initiation of requests for proposal, issues purchase orders, and establishment of contracts for consulting services and goods and services.

For more information, visit the Purchasing and Contracts page.

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