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LWTech Information Desk

West Building W204
Phone: (425) 739-8100

LWTech offers a variety of services and resources for you. Some help with academic success and some with building a great student life. Listed below are various offices and services available to all students, throughout the year. If you cannot find help for your question or a resource for your need, please contact the Information Desk.

Our resources are grouped into the following categories: Academic Success Planning and Resources, Workforce Development Programs, Campus Life and Involvement, and On Campus Services.

 

Academic Success Planning and Resources

Academic Advising
West Building, W207
(425) 739-8300
Academic Advising staff will help you understand and manage your academic progress. Primarily, Academic Advising helps you:understand degree audit, plan a quarterly schedule, understand transfer requirements, understand graduation requirements. When you have other questions, Academic Advising staff will refer you to other campus resources.
Bookstore
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.
Computer Lab
Technology Center, T215
(425) 739-8100 ext. 8563
 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.
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 department helps instructors and students with online teaching and learning tools.  We provide support and training for programs: Canvas, Panopto, Respondus, OfficeMix, and Collaborate.

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, T313
(425) 739-8374

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.

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

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

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

Housed inside the Academic Support 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.

TRiO Programs
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.
 

 

Workforce Development Programs

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.

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.

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.

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.

campus life and involvement

Associated Student Government
East Building, E128
(425) 739-8100 ext. 8707

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.

Pocket Lounges
Various Locations
E128 for information

Between labs and classes you can take advantage of the numerous campus spaces where you and friends can relax. Throughout campus there are comfortable chairs, open study tables and pocket lounges for your use. Take time to take a break and meet new people.

Student Chartered Clubs
East Building, E128
(425) 739-8314

Lake Washington Associated Student Government encourages and supports students to expand their in-class experience. Student Chartered Clubs enhance students' classroom training by bringing together people who have common professional, educational, and social interests. Extra-curricular club activities assist students in, developing leadership skills, learning to work as team members, being effective participants in the community, networking at college, state and national levels. We're excited to help you expand your student life experience by engaging with you and supporting your learning experience.

On Campus Committees
East Building, E128
(425) 739-8314

There are many opportunities for you to engage with your campus leadership. Part of that experience includes being on a campus committee. If you're interested in serving on a committee, contact your ASG representative. They will help you learn more about the opportunities and get you assigned to one today!

Equity and Diversity
West Building
W204
(425) 739-8200

Equity, inclusion and diversity are paramount topics that LWTech dedicates time, effort and resources. LWTech supports the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion committee that works on issues impacting our college community. The committee is made up of students, staff, and faculty and meets throughout each quarter.

 

On campus services

Child Care and Early Learning Center
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.

Counseling
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.

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.

Massage Clinic
East Building, E132

The Massage Clinic is open to the community and run by our Massage Practitioner students.

Campus Parking
Campus Safety
East Building, E145
(425) 739-8224

 Campus parking is FREE! We offer visitor parking, accessible parking, carpool passes and specified carpool spots, and motorcycle parking.

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.

Student IT Help Desk

The Information Technology Student Help Desk service is run by students for students who need any IT help, like connecting to LWTech’s WIFI, or logging on the myLWTech student page, or any other issues that may occur.