On behalf of the LWTech community, congratulations on your significant academic accomplishment! You are now entering a new phase of your academic career and we hope to celebrate your accomplishment. Please use this information here, and on the right hand navigation, to learn how you and your guests may attend the ceremony.
All graduates will be required to register to attend the ceremony.
Facial coverings are not required and LWTech supports individual's choices to wear facial coverings.
Students receiving a certificate or degree, listed below, may attend the ceremony, if the degree or certificate was received in summer quarter 2023, fall quarter 2023, winter quarter 2024, spring quarter 2024, or summer quarter 2024.
If a student is completing a degree in Fall Quarter 2024, they are not eligible to participate. Instead will be eligible to participate in the 2025 Commencement ceremony.
Graduates may attend the ceremony as an audience member and are not required to be in the ceremony, if they choose.
Student regalia is a tradition for all commencement ceremonies and shows you have completed a great educational milestone. All graduates intending to be in the ceremony must wear a cap, unaltered gown, and tassel.
Students receiving a applied bachelors degree will wear black gowns.
Students receiving an associates degree or a certificate will wear blue gowns.
Students are able to wear additional accouterments, especially if important to their identity. We ask that any additional accoutrement worn does not block to view of the person sitting behind you. Students are also able to wear additional cords, pins, or appropriately celebratory accouterments provided by their academic programs.
All graduates are required to wear the gown, hat, and tassel. Gowns may not be altered and must be worn fully zipped to avoid wardrobe malfunctions.
Academic honors are a symbol of academic achievement at LWTech. An honor cord is a token consisting of twisted cords with tassels on either end, awarded to our students meeting the following LWTech established eligibility requirements:
Meydenbauer Center offers a 3 level underground parking garage with 434 parking stalls and 6′ 9” clearance. Additionally, the garage houses 9 disabled parking stalls next to the building elevators for convenience. ADA parking stalls are reserved next door at The Bravern for overweight vehicles.
Parking at the Center is only available to graduates and guests traveling in their car. Parking will be available for all guests after all graduates have arrived.
Located across the street from Bellevue’s transit hub, metro use is a great, cheaper option to getting to our building. Buses from all over the greater Seattle area stop at the Bellevue Transit Center throughout the day. Additionally, multiple park & rides are located nearby for local commuters.
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.