Returning to Campus for Summer Quarter
Students and Employees who plan to come to campus need to follow the return to Campus requirements
If you are not a Student or an Employee follow the Visitor requirements instead
Pickups and deliveries
Anyone – students, employees, or visitors – picking up or dropping off at drop boxes, curbside stations, or loading docks does not have to complete campus health reporting or check-in requirements, but must still wear a cloth facial covering on campus, maintain social distancing and follow posted requirements.
Spring & Summer Quarter Classes
Login in to Canvas to access your online classes
BTC COVID19 updates as well as information about classes and campus services
Many student services are currently being offered through Zoom virtual lobbies
Accessing Course/Library Materials and Technology Equipment for Spring Quarter
- Beginning Monday, April 20, and continuing through Friday, May 1, students will be able to pick up course/library materials and technology support for use during spring quarter.
- The library will be offering curbside services from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- This service will be available by reservation only, and we require at least 24-hour notice.
- Click Curbside Service Process for more information, directions, and contact information.
Don't have internet Access?
BTC Student Lower Parking lot (See map for location and WiFi coverage)
Bellingham School District (BSD) parking adjacent to their buildings to access their Guest WiFi (https://bellinghamschools.org/schools/)
If you have unlimited data, you can tether their phones as a hotspot and connect to that with a notebook
Washington State Drive-In free WiFi Hotspots Location Finder
Comcast is giving access to some of their xfinitywifi access points for free
These hotspots are normally located in business areas, retail locations and transit areas
Students can check to see if there are any in their area - https://xfinity.com/wifi
Comcast Emergency Program for low income households
The Library has some portable internet hotspots on order, but they are backordered and won’t be available for checkout until mid-May
Living Needs and Community Resources (e.g., food, utility assistance, healthcare, housing, etc.):
24/7 Free mental health and other coping resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Line (Optum): Call 1-866-342-6892
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66-746.
Local Crisis Line: Call 1-800-584-3578, or visit their website at www.imhurting.org for live chat.
National crisis text line: Text CAMPUS to 741-741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255
Local DVSAS (Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services): Call 1-877-715-1563 for or visit their website at https://www.dvsas.org (web use may be monitored. If you are concerned that visiting their website would put you in danger, call their 24/7 hotline).
The National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22-522.
The Trevor Project (for LGBTQ youth): Call 1-866-488-7386, text START to 678-678 or visit their website for live chat at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/.
National Veteran’s Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255, text 838255, or live chat online at https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/hotline.
Whatcom Asset Building Coalition in Partnership with Opportunity Council Offers Support Services:
We want to share important support services offered by Whatcom Asset Building Coalition who partner with Opportunity Council to help Whatcom County residents. They have great resources for food, utility, housing and shelter and information on financial assistance, to name a few. Find out more here: Community Resources During COVID-19
The Whatcom Asset Building Coalition (WABC) is a community collaboration supporting financial self-sufficiency through education and advocacy. They are one of 19 Asset Building Coalitions in Washington state and are a member of the Washington Asset Building Coalition.
Student Resource links
Transportation to BTC
Local Housing Information
Local Childcare information