Student Resources

Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers convenient, on-campus services to address our students' needs and interests. For more information, or to check schedules and fees, please visit the departmental websites via the links below.

West Building, W207
(425) 739-8300

Advising can help you: plan academic classes, prepare for admissions to a competitive admission program, connect you to important campus resources, and help you make sure you are on track to graduate.

Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) Program
West Building, W207
(425) 576-5811

The Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) program is a federally funded program designed to support students who are receiving food stamps. Participants are eligible for book & supply funding (up to $250 per quarter), childcare assistance through Working Connections Childcare (DSHS), career & educational advising, and may become eligible for food stamps if previously denied.

East Building, E127
(425) 739-8108

The Bookstore lists and stocks your instructors' required and recommended textbooks. Online ordering is also available. In addition to books and course-related supplies, the bookstore sells a variety of snacks and gift items.

Child Care
South Portables 1-8
(425) 739-8117

The Early Learning Center provides nurturing care to children between the ages of 1 year and walking and age 6. 

Computer Lab
Technology Center, T215
(739-8100, x8563

The Computer Lab gives students access to over 50 PCs and Macs loaded with the software used in classes. High speed Internet connections, color printers and scanners are also available, along with help from staff. 

West Building, W207
(425) 739-8300

Students may seek Counseling for a variety of reasons including: anxiety, family issues, grief/loss, stress, interpersonal issues, and referral to community services. An appointment is required.

Dental Clinic
East Building, E107
(425) 739-8130

The Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs operate a non-profit dental clinic that is open to the community and offers a range of oral health care services.

Disability Support Services
West Building, W207

(425) 739-8166

Disability Support Services provides students with documented disabilities: interpreters for hearing, sight, and language impairments, adaptive equipment/assistive technology, digital recorders, and digital format textbooks, among other services.

eLearning Center
East Building, E225
(425) 739-8137

The eLearning Center provides assistance in navigating or troubleshooting LWTech's online course system.

Employment Resource Center
West Building, W207
(425) 739-8113

The Employment Resource Center offers job search resources, assistance with job searches, online job postings for students, alumni and community members, and workshops on choosing a career, resume writing, interviewing, etc. It also offers on-campus employer recruiting opportunities.

Fitness Center
East Building, E116
(425) 739-8319

The Fitness Center is run by students and is available for students, faculty, and staff. The Center has cardio equipment, weights, fitness classes and can provide, upon request, a student personal trainer.

Library-Learning Commons
Technology Center, T215
(425) 739-8100, ext. 8320

The Library-Learning Commons is a place to do research, check email, or just hang out and study. Library staff will help you take full advantage of their online catalog, research databases and other materials in this 18,000 square foot facility. You can access the library catalog and many other electronic resources through the website.

Math Tutoring Center
Technology Center, T413B

The Math Tutoring Center provides math tutoring and assistance with MyMathLab, a computer program used in many LWTech math courses. Hours vary by quarter, please check the posted schedule outside of the classroom.

Opportunity Grant
West Building, W207

(425) 739-8100 ext: 8448

The Opportunity Grant Scholarship is a grant program from the state of Washington. It is designed to help low income students in high demand pathways reach their educational and employment goals. Students in the Opportunity Grant program may receive: Tuition and fees for up to 45 credits or up to 3 years, which ever comes first. Up to $1,000.00 per academic year for books and related supplies. Support services, academic advising, and career planning from an Opportunity Grant advisor.

Safety and Security
East Building, E145
(425) 739-8224

Campus Safety and Security is the campus law enforcement division of the college. Campus Safety and Security works closely and directly with all departments of the college to ensure uniform application and clear understanding of LWTech safety and security policies and procedures.

Studentlounge Student Lounge
East Building, E214 

When finding time between classes and study groups, come to the student lounge to enjoy a break. Comfortable couches and chairs are there for you to enjoy. The lounge is a good place to relax, study, or to rest between classes. The conference room is also available for students to use for study groups and meetings.

Visit Student Programs to schedule the room.

Student Government
East Building, E128
(425) 739-8100, ext. 8661

Getting involved in student government (ASG), a club, or committee gives you the opportunity be a part of campus decisions and practice leadership skills. ASG and club officers attend conferences and trainings and work with the college administration and faculty. Students can also hang out in the comfy student lounge.

East Building, E214
(425) 739-8361 or 739-8353

The TRiO program is funded by two federal grants and provides academic support to first-generation and/or low-income students, or students with disabilities. Services include, but are not limited to: one-on-one tutoring, study skills workshops, educational planning, academic advising, financial education, and transfer and career planning.

Technology Center and West Building, T217 & W204F
(425) 739-8374

The Tutorial Program and the Learning Lab provide students with assistance for understanding important course concepts and accessing academic resources.

Worker Retraining
West Building, W207
(425) 739-8206

The Worker Retraining Program provides one quarter of tuition, plus career counseling, academic guidance and other benefits to individuals in career transition such as laid off workers, displaced homemakers, and formerly self-employed individuals. Military veterans, honorably discharged in the last two years, may be eligible for help with cost of books.

Writing Tutoring Center
Technology Center, T217
(425) 739-8331

Housed inside the Academic Skills Center, the Writing Tutoring Center is a free service for students and is staffed with trained tutors Monday through Friday. The Center provides one-on-one tutoring sessions for any phase of the writing process, informational handouts, computer workstations with internet access, and Skills Bank practice software.