Grandview Advising

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 to registered YVCC student at no cost. Services available through the Counseling Center include:

  • short-term personal counseling
  • career counseling
  • transfer information
  • decision making regarding career and life goals
  • fear of tests and new situations
  • academic counseling
  • college survival skills
  • student advocacy

For Appointments call (509) 882-7000 or come to the Counseling Center located 500 W. Main St., Grandview

Walk-in to see someone on a first-come-first serve basis Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


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.

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