Placement Testing Locations

Yakima Campus

Students must pay the cashier prior to testing.

Testing in Yakima is conducted on a drop in basis. You may drop in any time during testing hours. No appointments required.

Grandview Campus

Students must pay the cashier and be ready to test by 5:30 pm depending on the session or day selected.

All students testing in Grandview must REGISTER to receive a testing appointment. Late arrivals will be referred to the next available testing session.

All students must have applied to the college and received a Student ID Number (SID) to take the Placement Test(s). Beginning October 22, all students in Grandview will need to provide a SID to take placement test.

  • Yakima and Grandview Testing Services will be closed on all holidays and college closures. The test schedule is subject to change.
  • If you have a disability requiring testing accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services at 509.574.4956 or TDD 509.574.4677​.​ and Grandview in 509.882.7042​.​

Testing Hours

Yakima Campus Hours

Days of week Times
Monday 9:30 am – 3 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am – 3 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am – 3 pm
Thursday 9:30 am – 3 pm
Friday Closed

Grandview Campus Hours

Register to view dates Time
Testing time 5:30 pm
Closed Friday
Yakima Testing Services will be closed Nov. 14, Nov. 25 – 29 and Dec. 16 – Jan. 3.
All students testing in Grandview must register to receive a testing appointment. 

Testing Fee

The placement testing fee is $20 per session and is non-refundable and non-transferable.
All students must have applied to the college and received a Student ID Number to take the Placement Testing.

What to bring

  • YVC Student ID number (Located in your Welcome Letter.)
  • $20.00 payment
  • Photo identification: drivers license, state ID card, current high school ID, tribal ID, or passport.

Retesting

Retesting is by permission only; see a test proctor for instructions. No retests allowed after starting or taking a math class at YVC.

Running Start

If you are testing for Running Start, please remember to bring your completed application and your high school transcript with you. More information on Running Start.

Yakima Placement Testing

Deccio Higher Ed. Center
Building 8
Phone: 509.574.4738
Email: testingservices@yvcc.edu

Grandview Placement Testing

Grandview Main Building
Building 56
Phone: 509.882.7008
Email: testingservices@yvcc.edu