Settlemyer Family Hall

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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.

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Dental Services

About the Clinic:

The Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs at the Bellingham Technical College provide comprehensive dental care at our newly remodeled, state-of-the-art, on-campus dental clinic from October through June. The clinic prepares students for their careers in dentistry, providing the opportunity to care for a variety of patients and incorporate classroom learning into real-life, practical applications.

Community members benefit by receiving high-quality care at reduced fees. Work is provided collaboratively by both students and licensed professionals. Dental services provided by students are closely supervised by licensed staff and faculty.

The clinic is located in Building C on BTC’s campus. Free parking is available next to the clinic, though visitors are required to sign in to ensure parking monitors don’t write them a ticket.

What we offer:

Services in the Dental Clinic include dental examinations, x-rays, prophylaxis/periodontal care (cleaning), and a variety of restorative procedures that include fillings, crowns, bridges, and root canals. We do some extractions, but no dentures, implants, or periodontal surgeries.

Fees for services are about 30 percent lower than private clinics. Patients are charged on a pay-as-you-go basis. The clinic accepts cash, checks, debit and credit cards, but does not bill insurance companies.

Make an Appointment:

Appointment times vary depending on the program and session, but the clinic is generally open Monday through Friday from October to June. Before accepting a new patient, we will schedule a screening appointment to determine whether the person qualifies for our student requirements. For more about how our process works, see our Dental Policy (RTF | PDF).

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M Building (M)


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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McArdle Center DMC)

Electronic Repair

Electronic Repair information will be available here. Check back soon

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Campus Center (CC)

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

Operating times and menus are available

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    Regular Hours

    Mon-Thu 8am-4pm
    Fri 8am-1pm
    Sat-Sun Closed

    Online Hours

    Mon-Fri 7am-9pm
    Sat 7am-Mon 7am

Public Events

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Colleges Services(CS)


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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Shipping & Receiving (A)


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

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  • 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.

How to use the Surplus Equipment Pickup Form

This form is to be used by BTC departments and staff to request Facilities to pick up their surplus equipment/items.

  • Fill in the Surplus Equipment Pickup Form completely
  • If the item being removed is tagged (bar code inventory sticker) forward this form to Principal Accountant
  • If the item being removed is NOT tagged (there is NO bar code inventory sticker) forward this form to Facilities, Attention: Surplus