Located just outside of Seattle, WA, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in the state of Washington. LWTech offers eight applied bachelor’s degrees, 43 associate degrees, and 91 professional certificates in 42 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
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All dining options at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are located in the East (Commons) Building. LWTech students, staff & faculty, and community members in Kirkland and surrounding areas, have several choices on campus for snacks and meals. Nutritious, quality food service is available in the cafeteria, offering well-balanced entrées daily as well as beverages and snacks.
The bookstore at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is located on the Kirkland campus, just outside of Seattle, Washington. The LWTech Bookstore is a dependable source for all of your textbooks, course materials, school supplies, great gifts, tasty snacks, and LWTech-imprinted apparel & clothing, such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more.
The Information Technology Services (ITS) at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) provides IT services and help for LWTech students and employees.
The Fitness Center at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is open to LWTech students, faculty, staff, and employees. The LWTech gym includes cardiovascular equipment, weight training equipment, stability balls, medicine balls, stretching area, and a group exercise room.
Amenities include locker rooms with hot showers, towel service, and optional locker rentals. The Fitness Center is located on the first floor of the East Building across from the bookstore. Stop by for a tour if you're interested in becoming a member!
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universitiesat the associate and bachelor degree level.