Deadlines & Important Dates

Application Deadlines for Financial Aid

Priority Considerations Deadline

Completed forms and applications must be received by March 15, 2018 to receive priority processing and consideration for financial aid funding for the academic year at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech).

Non-priority Considerations Deadlines

Students applying after the priority processing deadline of March 15, 2018 must meet the priority deadlines for each quarter below to be considered for funding before the quarter starts. Funding is limited and there is no guarantee funds will be available after the priority date. Students who do not meet the published priority date will be considered for funding in the next cycle.

Quarter Deadline
Spring 2018 January 5, 2018
Summer 2018 March 15, 2018
Fall 2018 June 15, 2018
Winter 2019  October 5, 2018
Spring 2019 January 4, 2019

Award Year

The financial aid award year for LWTech is from July 1 through June 30 the following year (Summer through Spring quarters).

Most grants and types of aid (Pell, SEOG, and the Washington State Need Grant) must be awarded over a maximum of three quarters in an academic year. This means that students who begin school in Summer quarter may only receive certain types of aid from Summer through Winter quarters. (In that case, there may not be a Spring quarter disbursement.) The Washington State Need Grant is awarded at the beginning of Fall quarter. Please see the Financial Aid office for questions about annual aid disbursements.

Registration Information

Registration is the official process of enrolling into specific classes; tuition is due on the first day of the quarter. Students not meeting application priority dates need to make arrangements to pay tuition costs until a financial aid determination has been made. Under some circumstances, a student whose file has not yet been awarded may request to have the tuition deferred by completing a payment deferral form at the Financial Aid office. Any portion of tuition and fees not covered by aid must be paid at the start of the quarter. 

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