Lake Washington Institute of Technology is an invaluable resource to our students and to our Eastside community. Along with job training and professional development programs, we're a full-fledged community resource with a job placement center, library, restaurant, dental clinic, and arboretum, all open to the public.
The college also provides important community services like parent cooperative classes for families looking for support and ideas in raising their children. We encourage students and community members to investigate the services and start to explore all Lake Washington Institute of Technology has to offer.
The 52,839-square-foot, arboretum is located at the southwest corner of the campus. It contains over 300 plants, including the entire Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association plant list of woody ornamentals. The arboretum is open to the public daily except Sundays and college holidays. Closest parking is in the West and South lots.
LWTech's Auto Repair shop is located on the main Kirkland campus. It does not try to compete with repair shops; therefore, only work needed for training is accepted. Only vehicles less than 12 years old will meet the requirements of training for the current automotive job market.
Photos and stories provide a window to the past for the Eastside communities of Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, and Lower Snoqualmie (Duvall, Carnation, Fall City, and Tolt). The permanent exhibits are on display in the third and second-floor hallways of the West Building.
Baking Arts students create delicious cinnamon rolls, scones, cookies, cakes, specialty sandwiches on home-made bread and much more. Fresh baked goods are for sale in the East Building in E150.
The cafeteria offers an assortment of main dishes, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, snacks,
and beverages. Located in the East Building, E149.
The Chef City Grill is a full-service restaurant operated by students the Culinary Arts program and features quality regional dishes. The grill is located in the East Building, E147. Reservations: (425) 739-8310. Please note Chef City Grill hours vary from one quarter to another. Please check for operating hours on the Dining page.
The Dental Clinic serves the public, including uninsured and low-income patients. Work is performed by licensed dentists and hygienists and certified dental assistants, assisted by students in the dental hygiene and dental assisting programs. Located in the East Building, E107. Appointments: (425) 739-8130.
LWTech's Early Learning Center provides complete on-site child care services for children 16 months and walking through six years of age. With an active, hands-on program, our child care staff promotes learning through experience and accomplishment. Our center provides services for students enrolled in LWTech classes and for state employees. Located on the Southeast corner of the campus. More information: (425) 739-8117 or email.
Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers excellent meeting facilities and services at both our Kirkland and Redmond campus locations. We offer reasonable rates to your business, professional group, or service club organization.
The LWTech Foundation supports student success and educational excellence at Lake Washington Institute of Technology by raising critical funds for student scholarships, program support, and the student emergency fund. Learn how you can help.
Parent Education Cooperative Classes is a cooperative effort between parents and educators to provide an active learning environment for both parents and children. Parent cooperative classes are available September through June for toddlers and preschoolers. Classes are held in Kirkland, Bothell, Redmond, and Woodinville.
Held twice a year in the winter and spring, the Wine Dinner Series showcase the skills of our Culinary Arts and Baking Arts students. Dinners feature Northwest cuisine paired with local wines from some of the best wineries in the Pacific Northwest.