​​​​GETTING STARTED IN​ ALLIED HEALTH CORE COURSES​​​

​1.   ​Apply-for Admission & Financial Aid: 

    • If not already admitted to YVC, a completed application for admission to the college must be submitted.
    • Complete your FAFSA on-line at fafsa.gov

 2.   Assess Your Skills:  ​​Take a PLACEMENT Exam (such as COMPASS) or receive PLACEMENT through transfer courses or other means. PLACEMENT exams are approximately 2-1/2 hours in length, test for readiness, and assist in placement in English and Mathematics classes.  The cost is $20.00, and a photo ID and your social security number is required.  More information and dates/times/locations can be obtained by contacting the Counseling Center at (509) 574-4956

3.  ​​​​Connect-With you​​r Advisor: Review your PLACEMENT scores with your advisor, explore career pathways, select your program of study. ​Create an educational plan personalized to your needs. Meet with your advisor each quarter to receive registration information and other important information related to achieving your goals.

4. ​Register: ​​Register for classes in person or on-line at:  http://www.yvcc.edu/registration/Pages/default.aspx . Pay tuition and fees, purchase your books, and . . . Get Started!   ​                                                                                                                                                         ​For more information about Allied Health programs at Yakima Valley College, ​contact:  Tami Rich, Program asst.,(509) 574-4913 or email: trich@yvcc.edu