Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, LWTech is offering a combination of online and on-campus classes for Spring quarter.
The Enrollment Services staff is here to serve you during remote operations.
New students seeking a degree or certificate at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) should make an appointment with an Admission Coach.
Continuing students register online or complete registration forms with the assistance of a faculty advisor or counselor. There are a number of ways to register for classes.
LWTech registration procedure allows you to register for one section of a course. If you register for more than one section of a course, the college will drop you from all sections except the most recent registration transaction. The college will notify you by email after making schedule changes. Please refer to additional registration policies below on this page.
Note: There are no evening hours before a holiday.
7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
By phone and email only
|Registration Activity||Summer 2020||Fall 2020||
|Last day to register online,
Last day to add class without an instructor's signature/ Last day students are enrolled automatically from class waiting lists
|July 5||September 27||January 10||April 4|
|Quarter classes begin,
Tuition or First Payment Plan Due
|July 6||September 28||January 11||April 5|
|Students who have not paid tuition, who haven’t made first Payment Plan payment, or
who do not have financial aid will be dropped* from classes.
*Check Rosters in Instructor Briefcase
|July 6||September 28||January 11||April 5|
|Last day for 100% refund (for most courses),
Last day to drop classes online
|July 10||October 2||January 15||April 9|
|Last day to withdraw with no "W" on transcript||July 17||October 9||January 25||April 16|
|Last day for 50% refund (for most courses)||July 27||October 19||February 1||April 26|
|Priority Student Registration
(Military Veterans, Worker Retraining, WorkFirst, Disability Support Services, students graduating next quarter)
Registration for Winter 2021
Registration for Spring 2021
Registration for Summer & Fall 2021
Continuing Student Registration
|N/A||November 3||February 9||May 11|
|New Student Registration||N/A||November 5||February 11||May 13|
|Open registration (all students)||N/A||November 6||February 12||May 14|
|Last day to withdraw from classes for the quarter||August 14||November 24||March 10||June 1|
|Quarter Ends||August 29||December 12||March 24||June 15|
|Grades available to students online||September 3||December 17||March 27||June 21|
Admission and placement procedures are governed by college policy 7.P.03. As an open-door college, LWTech admits all students who:
At LWTech we welcome all students as an open enrollment college. Our policy is that we do not require criminal background checks for admission or enrollment in any program of study.
Some programs of study require placement at a clinical location, which does require a criminal background check (you are not able to graduate from the program without clinical hours) or you may not be eligible for employment within the industry even if you graduate from the program. You can verify this information on individual program webpages in the “Industry At A Glance” section.
Please know LWTech is committed to your inclusion at the college and you can talk with an advisor about alternative options that may be similar to the program you initially were interested in enrollment. To find out whether your offense will or may disqualify you from a certain type of job, you can check the Council of State Governments Map. To use the map, click on Washington State, and do a search for the category “Employment.”
Currently enrolled degree and certificate seeking students should follow these steps:
To register online, go to the Student Toolbox. A Student Identification Number (SID) and a personal identification number (PIN) are required. For registration, this number is the student's date of birth until the PIN is changed by the student. Online registration may not be available for all students or classes. To register in person, go to Enrollment Services during business hours.
Priority Registration, as set forth in Administrative Procedure 7.A.04, for qualified continuing students begins one day prior each quarterly Advising Day. The following groups receive priority registration at LWTech:
Students may also add/drop classes using their LWTech email account (email@example.com) by emailing Registration. All requests sent via LWTech email accounts are considered official.
Students must add or drop courses via the Student Toolbox, or at Enrollment Services, West building, W201 to make the change official. A refund will occur only when a student officially withdraws or drops within the refund period. Please see our refund policy.
Students may also add/drop classes using their LWTech email account (firstname.lastname@example.org) by emailing Registration & Enrollment Services. All requests sent via LWTech email accounts are considered official.
Courses added after the first day of the quarter require instructor approval. Adding courses after the 10th day of the quarter requires payment of a $50 late registration fee and may require special petitions.
The quarterly Class Schedule lists fee payment requirements. Tuition and fees are due by the first day of the quarter.
Students who have not paid tuition and fees or made the first payment of the Student Payment Plan may be dropped from their classes after the fifth day of the quarter.
Students who owe tuition and fees will not be able to register for future quarters, receive official transcripts, or graduate until their account has been paid.
Many classes require completion of prerequisite coursework to ensure students are prepared for course content and rigor. Students must meet the requirements of a class either by grade, transfer coursework, placement score, or faculty permission.
If a class is full, students have the option to be put on a waiting list. This list automatically adds students to openings as they appear prior to the first day of each quarter. Students should check online, with Enrollment Services, or with the course instructor during the first week of classes to see if they are enrolled in the class. Students should remove themselves from the waiting list if they decide not to enroll in the class.
Note: Students may not register for a course (example: ENGL& 101 item #XXXA) and hold a place on the wait list for another section of the same course (ENGL& 101 item #XXXB).
Students may be administratively withdrawn from an individual class or all classes in a particular quarter for the following reasons. In all cases, tuition refunds will follow LWTech's posted refund policy.
A student may withdraw from all courses through the eighth week of the quarter, or the equivalent proportion for shorter courses or courses with irregular start and end dates. It is the student's responsibility to drop all classes. Further information is available in the Class Schedule.
Official withdrawals occurring after the tenth instructional day of the quarter are posted with a "W" on the student's transcript. A grade of W does not count in GPA calculations. Not attending a class does not withdraw a student or create refund eligibility. After the eighth week, no withdrawals will be allowed. An instructor will assign the appropriate grade. Depending on the start date and length of the class, an early withdrawal during the first two weeks will not be recorded on the transcript.
When a student is found in violation of one or more of the student conduct codes published in the student handbook, administrative withdrawal may be selected as an appropriate sanction. You may also refer to the LWTech Student Code of Conduct for more information.
In order to maximize enrollment opportunities for all students, instructors may request the Enrollment Services office to administratively withdraw students who (1) Do not attend the first and/or any subsequent class meetings AND (2) Do not notify the instructor in advance of the absence.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Fri, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sat, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.