Welcome to Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Getting started is simple. All you have to do is Connect, Apply, and Register!
Connect with us at one of our weekly campus tours and events. As the only public institute of technology in the state, LWTech offers 11 applied bachelor’s degrees, 41 associate degrees, and 83 professional certificates in 41 areas of study. Find the academic program that meets your goals.
If you are interested in any of the following programs, connect with these offices for additional information and support.
All students interested in attending LWTech must complete LWTech's general online
application. It is quick, easy, and free. The application portal is for all public two-year colleges in Washington. Make sure
you select LWTech from the list of choices when applying.
After you apply, you will receive a Welcome Letter via email within 10 business days that includes your LionsLink ID, student email address, and instructions on what to do next.
The deadline to apply to LWTech is two weeks prior to the first day of the quarter.
Check out our Academic Calendar for application deadlines and other important dates around campus. Some exceptions may apply.
Some programs and resources require additional applications. This includes certain academic programs of study and financial aid.
In addition to the college admission application, some programs at LWTech require additional information, which may include prerequisite courses and applications. Students may apply online through the individual program webpage. Applicants are encouraged to carefully read through all requirements before starting their online application.
LWTech offers several ways to help pay for college. Students are encouraged to explore financial aid and funding opportunities as soon as possible.
To register for classes, every student must complete the following requirements. These steps can only be completed after you have received your Welcome Letter. We look forward to welcoming you to LWTech!
Activate your LionsLink Student Account using your LionsLink ID (found in your Welcome Letter).
LWTech will communicate using your preferred email address in LionsLink. You must confirm or update your preferred email address and other contact information.
Log in to your LWTech Student Email Account for the first time (found in your Welcome Letter).
LWTech requires that all students have math and English placement. Find the option that works best for you.
An Academic Advisor can help you enroll in your first quarter by reviewing your math and English placement, selecting classes, and assist with creating an academic plan specific to your program of study.
New Student Orientation (NSO) is designed to introduce you to what it means to be a student at LWTech and explore campus. Sign up for the New Student Orientation after you are registered for classes.
Sam Gracie, Admission Coach
Monday (Virtual only):
9 a.m to 6 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday:
9 a.m to 6 p.m
Friday (Virtual only):
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
No appointments required for drop-in hours.
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.