​​​​​​​Safety & Security

Phone: 509.574.4610
We are committed to working together in a problem-solving partnership with the campus and surrounding community.​

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9/25/2016 6:16 AM
Security would like to remind everyone that while on campus be sure to keep all ​your personal property close by. Please do not leave personal belongings and valuable items unattended.
9/25/2016 6:13 AM

Security would like to remind everyone not to leave valuables
in plain sight when leaving your vehicle parked on campus. Security recommends locking personal items and valuables in your trunk!
If you witness a break-in call 911 then Campus Security at 574.4610

6/6/2016 9:28 AM

​ We have moved !!  Our contact and emergency number is the same at (509) 574-4610 but, our physical location is now in the Campus Operations Building located just East of the Student Residence Center at 1211 West Prasch. Visitor parking is available and is located on the East side of the building.

1/5/2016 1:02 PM

​The city of Yakima has notified Y.V.C.C. that vehicles parking on Arlington street or 12th avenue that park in such a way as to block through traffic will be impounded at the owner's expense.

6/27/2015 11:30 AM


This will only affect the free student parking lots "H" and "K". All other parking lots will continue to require the appropriate permits. Please reference the campus map on the security web site for specific parking requirements.

5/1/2015 8:12 AM

Note: The following is for informational use only and is not meant to frighten, it is intended to inform and to enhance personal safety.

"Active shooter" is the term used to describe a person who appears to be actively engaged in attempting to kill people in a populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearm(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. An armed intruder/active shooter can be anyone, young or old; avoid stereotypes. These situations are dynamic and evolve rapidly, demanding immediate deployment of law enforcement resources to stop the shooting and mitigate harm to innocent victims. Past experiences shows us that these situations are usually over very quickly, and you need to be prepared to protect yourself before law enforcement can get there.

11/18/2014 2:23 PM

​Due to an increase in parts being stolen from locked bicycles, Security would ask that when locking your bicycle to an approved bike rack please secure the entire bicycle to include the wheels.

6/29/2014 4:31 PM

​The following are recently approved parking citation infractions and associated fines. These approved parking infractions will go into effect beginning Fall Quarter 2014.

No Parking Permit Displayed - $20.00


Parked in a Prohibited Area - $40.00


Blocking Traffic - $40.00


Occupying More than One Stall - $20.00


Parking in a Restricted Area - $20.00


Parking in Grass - $40.00


Enter/Exit Wrong Way - $20.00


Disabled Parking Infraction - $250.00

State & City Code

Altered Or Fraudulent Permit - $100.00

WAC-132P-250 : Issuance of traffic citations (5) Permit Violations. Parked in designated permit areas with a fraudulent permit.

10/3/2013 12:53 PM

This video was prepared by the city of Houston, Texas and is designed to improve public awareness, safety, and response to such acts of violence.

10/3/2013 9:02 AM
All of the previous paid areas (LOTS B, F, AND N) are now "PAY BY THE DAY LOTS"
They require payments of $1.00, exact change only, and placement of current permit on your dash.
Please remember the permits are NON-TRANSFERABLE
to drivers of other vehicles and person seen exchanging permits will be cited.
Pay permits may be used in any of the "PAY BY THE DAY" dollar
lots as long as it is correctly placed on your dash and valid for that date.