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2017 – 2018 LWTech Student Handbook
Open Doors
• For those who have less than a 2.4 grade point average, and are behind in credits, may be served through the open doors program. Students receive additional academic support during a foundation period of two quarters. Open doors students may begin Fall or Winter quarters.
Running Start
The Running Start program is a partnership between LWTech and local public high schools. Students classified as high school juniors and seniors may apply. Applications are available in the high school programs office.
Getting Involved On Campus
There are many ways to be involved in your college’s student life. Being a student government officer, joining or starting a student club or volunteering with academic programs are pathways to campus life involvement. See the information listed below or visit the Student Programs office to learn more about these opportunities.
LWTech Associated Student Government (ASG) (425) 739-8707
East Building, E128
An active LWTech student government provides excellent leadership opportunities for students as well as a forum for student’s issues. Involvement in ASG offers students a chance to:
• Learn and practice leadership skills.
• Be involved in the campus community.
• Contribute to the quality of life at the college.
Student government is a group of students selected by a cross member committee, during spring quarter, to fulfill the constitution and by-laws for LWTech students. A president, vice president, records officer, finance officer, and public relations Officer staff the executive board. All officer positions open each year for selection in spring quarter. Check with the student programs office for opportunities to serve as an officer. All officers must have a 2.0 grade point average, be enrolled for 6 or more credits, and have no pending student conduct issues.
ASG Committees
Throughout the year, ASG looks for students to serve on various college committees. There are a variety of committees that need student input. To sign up for a committee, visit East Building, E128.
Services & Activities Fee
The ASG and college trustees annually approve a services and activities fee based budget. Among other things, these fees make up the student government budget that funds clubs, lectures, student employment positions, childcare services and emergency grants for students. Please take advantage of these and more opportunities by getting involved. For more information, contact Student Programs staff or an ASG officer.

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