Apply for Graduation

In order to graduate from LWTech, you will need to complete the graduation application. The application deadline varies for Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters. Please complete and submit the application before each deadline. 

Eligibility Requirements for Graduation

Before starting your graduation process, please check that you meet all eligibility requirements. You will need to make sure to double check if you meet all requirements for receiving your degree and/or certificate. Below is a basic checklist of the requirements you should meet before applying for graduation.

Ninety (90) upper division credits for a bachelor’s degree OR 90 credits for AAS, AAS-T, DTA/MRP, OR 45 credits for Cert. of Proficiency OR as required for other certificates. 

For more information, please refer to the college catalog.

Students must have the total credits required to graduate. 

For more information, please refer to the college catalog.

Thirty percent (30%) of technical courses must be taken at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech). 100% of courses must be taken at LWTech for Certificates of Completion.

At least 20 credits for AAS, AAS-T, DTA/MRP OR 15 for Certificates of Proficiency. Individual programs have specific, published requirements.

For more information, please refer to the college catalog.

Every required class must have a grade of at least 2.0.

Incomplete Grades

Contact course instructor(s) to resolve incomplete grades.

 Must be approved by an instructional dean and filed with Enrollment Services.

Check with the Financial Aid Office. Requesting the degree or certificate may have an impact on future financial aid.

Graduation Application Deadlines

Graduation Application

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You may select the catalog from when you started OR when you finished OR any catalog in between, as long as you select only one catalog that is no more than 7 years old. To view the catalogs visit

Students who are 21 years of age or older who do not have a high school degree/diploma are eligible to receive a high school diploma after completing the requirements for an Associate Degree. The High School Diploma will be mailed. Students who have attended Lake Washington Technical Academy can receive their high school diploma without waiting until age 21.

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