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Degree and Certificate General Requirements
Use the college catalog for each academic or technical program’s course and graduation requirements.
Change of Program Process
Students wanting to change programs must complete a change of program form prior to the beginning of the quarter. Students changing programs may need to wait for available space or quarter start (for cohort programs) to begin the new program.
Apply for Graduation
To complete a degree or certificate use the apply for graduation form. You will receive email correspondence describing the status of your application. Walking in the graduation ceremony (known as commencement) is a different process. Visit the Office of Student Life or High School Programs department to learn more about walking in those graduation ceremonies.
Student Development Services
Academic Advising Services
West Building, W207 (425) 739-8300
Academic Advising staff help students make academic decisions related to program choice, registration requirements and success strategies while enrolled at LWTech. Students are encouraged to see an adviser regarding the following:
• New Student Advising
• Academic planning (completed before or during the first quarter) • Health Science pre-requisite advising
• Registration process; entry codes for academic courses
• Interpretation of placement assessment results
• General information about programs and classes
• Transferring to another college or university
• Student grievance and due process
• Study skills
• Standards of Academic Progress
• Referral to other campus resources
Advising services for international students are provided by the International Programs staff.
New Student Orientation
There are two options for orientation, online and in-person. The in-person orientation happens every quarter, for one day, and all students are welcome. Students will meet with college staff in workshops focused on being academically and socially successful their first quarter at LWTech. The online orientation is available at any time.
Program Faculty as an Advisor
After enrolling in their first quarter, students should meet with their assigned faculty advisor who will assist them with academic advising, quarterly registration and academic planning.

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