Academic Advising


Academic advising is a critical component to your college experience. Advising is an interactive process between you and your Student Success Navigator/Advisor to ensure student success through proactive support and guidance during your time at LWTech. 

Fall 2019 Registration Information

  • Fall quarter 2019 started on September 23.
  • Students can only register with instructor permission starting September 23, 2019.
  • The last day NEW students may meet with an advisor for registration is Friday, September 20, 2019.
  • ALL NEW students are REQUIRED to meet with an advisor prior to registering for their first quarter. See below for more information.
  • Winter quarter 2020 registration opens for
    • New Students: October 31, 2019
    • Continuing Students: October 29, 2019

Advisors and Student Success Navigators Can Help You

  • Understand your math and English assessment results.
  • Plan your education at LWTech.
  • Register for your first quarter classes.
  • Work with you towards your academic and career goals by identifying strengths, weaknesses, and barriers that may hinder your ability to be successful.
  • Provide clarification about program requirements & academic planning, college policies, and procedures.
  • Connect with other services on campus that can help you be successful.
  • Explore transfer opportunities from LWTech.

Meeting With an Advisor

In order to see an advisor, students must have

Students with prior college credits, AP scores, CLEP, miliary transcripts, etc are encouraged to:

  • Send Official Transcripts at least 3 weeks in advance for evaluation.
  • Unofficial transcripts may be utilized for placement purposes.

Advising Appointments

You can schedule an appointment with your assigned advisors Monday-Friday 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m. by calling (425) 739-8300.

All NEW students are REQUIRED to meet with an advisor prior to registering for their first quarter. New students are encouraged to schedule an advising appointment to allow for ample time to meet before accessing drop-in advising (15 minutes or less).

Typical appointments are for 30-60 minute sessions.

  • Educational planning
  • Registering for your first quarter of classes
  • Transcript evaluation
  • Competitive admission processes
  • Planning for transfer
  • And more!

Students are assigned an advisor by their program of study.

Drop-in Academic Advising

Prospective or current students will have the opportunity to speak with an Advisor without an appointment during drop-in hours. Drop-in hours are designed for questions that can be addressed in 15 minutes or less. If the question is complex, an appointment will be scheduled for another day.

You may also make an appointment with an Advisor

Closures and Hour Changes

  • There are extended drop-in hours on the first two days of the quarter from 8am-3pm September 23 and September 24, 2019.
  • There are no daytime drop-in advising hours on Wednesday, October 16 due to staff in-service.
  • There are extended drop-in hours on October 29 for Advising Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • There are extended drop-in hours on October 31 for New Student Registration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fall 2019 Drop-In Hours

Getting Started With Academic Advising

Learn More About Academic Advising