The State of Washington operates Lake Washington Institute of Technology to provide
programs of instruction in higher education and related community services. Like any
other institution that has its own special purposes, the college must maintain conditions
conducive to the effective performance of its functions. Consequently, the college
has special expectations regarding the conduct of the participants in the college
Admission to the college carries the expectation that students will conduct themselves as responsible college community members. This includes an expectation that students will:
The college will deal with violations of college rules or conduct that interferes
with the operation of college affairs. The college may impose sanctions independently
of any action taken by civil or criminal authorities. Provisions of this code are
subject to change. The college may report misconduct of students enrolled through
the high school programs office to the student’s parents. The college may report misconduct
to any parent who claims the student as a dependent or as otherwise provided by the
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1972, as amended.
These definitions and policies apply, except in Title IX proceedings. Supplemental policies for Title IX proceedings begin in Policy 5.P.120 (WAC 495D-121-680).
Situations of academic dishonesty and program dismissal will be handled by the division of Instruction. Policies and processes related to this can be found on the Grade Appeal and Change Procedures webpage.
The Student Conduct Review Committee hears appeals for the following circumstances:
You are encouraged to report potential violations of the Student Code of Conduct online. If there is an urgent on-campus concern, please contact Campus Public Safety at (425) 739-8224 or 9-1-1 if appropriate.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Thurs, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, Closed to the public
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is committed to providing access to information for all, therefore we are taking the following measures to ensure accessibility of the college’s public facing website (LWTech.edu), and third-party platforms utilized by students, staff, and community members.
The college is currently conducting an audit to determine the extent to which its website and third-party platforms are compliant.