COUNSELING AND ADVISING CENTER
Open: M-F 9:00am-3:00pm, ***except during breaks and summer***
(Winter Break Hours: 10AM-2PM, M-F. CLOSED the week of Christmas and New Year's eve)
The Counseling Center offers various resources designed to assist students to achieve academic success, acquire skills for employment, improve personal well-being and develop effective skills for interacting in a diverse environment. Counseling services are available for registered YVCC students at no cost. Services available through the Counseling Center include:
- short-term personal counseling
- college survival skills
- educational plan
- student advocacy
- transfer information
- decision making regarding career and life goals
- academic counseling
- strategies for dealing with fear of tests and new situations
For Appointments call (509) 574-4956 or come to the Counseling and Advising Center located in Deccio. On the Grandview Campus, call (509) 882-7000.
Walk-in to see someone on a first-come-first serve basis Monday through Friday. Please contact the counseling center for summer hours. There are reduced services during breaks.
Community Resource Guide-Yakima
Community Resource Guide-Lower Valley
Washington State Informational Network
Counseling discussions are confidential. If you want your counselor to provide information to others, you can make a written request. There are three situations that are not confidential:
- child or elder abuse
- threat of harm to self or someone else
- subpoena by a court of law
Any release of information would first be discussed with you.