Welcome to YVC!

Want to find out more about our academic programs? Looking for hands-on help with the admissions process? Learn more about upcoming admissions events at Yakima Valley College!

Interested in Beginning Studies at YVC?

Contact the college’s Admissions Office for assistance at admission@yvcc.edu or 509.574.4712.

Fall Quarter Registration:

New students seeking a degree or certificate must complete their application online and pay the application fee for Fall Quarter 2024 by August 13. 

Fall Quarter registration for part-time, non-degree/certificate-seeking students will take place September 16 – September 20. 




Upcoming Admission Events

August 1 

July 31


YVC Express Admit Days

Join us for YVC Express Admit Days on July 31 or August 1 and get your $30 application fee waived when you apply on-site.

August 1 | Yakima Campus | 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Check-in closes at 5 p.m.)
July 31 | Grandview Campus | 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.

Anyone interested in continuing their education can get hands-on assistance during Yakima Valley College’s upcoming Express Admit Days.

These events provide new students with one-on-one assistance completing the application process, starting an application for financial aid, and completing math and English placement.

YVC Express Admit Days are family-friendly and no appointment is needed. Those attending the Yakima Campus events should arrive and check in by 5 p.m.


What to Bring to Express Admit Days?

New first-time students and recent high school graduates should bring:

  • Test scores (GED, SAT or ACT)
  • High school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable)
  • College transcripts showing any college credit for Running Start or other programs, such as College in the High School, International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP). Official transcripts preferred.

Transfer students from another college should bring:

  • College transcript(s), official transcripts from another college must be brought sealed
  • Placement scores from a previous college, if possible

For financial aid assistance during Express Admit Days, students are encouraged to bring the materials listed below for themselves and from parents/guardians. These documents may not be available to all students, but do not let it discourage you from participating. Volunteers will be able to help get your FAFSA or WASFA application started with whatever information you can provide.

All information and documents shared with volunteers will be kept private and confidential. Information will only be used to help students and families apply for financial aid.

Students should bring the following for financial aid assistance:

  • Social Security number and/or card (if applicable)
  • DACA work authorization number and/or card (if applicable)
  • Driver’s license or state identification card (if applicable)
  • If you were born after January 1, 2000 bring parent(s) and their 2022 income data (W-2s or year-end pay stub and/or 2022 tax return)
  • If you were born before January 2000, are married, have dependents you support or are active in or a veteran of the U.S. armed services, bring your 2022 income data (W-2s or 2022 tax return)
  • A valid email address for establishing Federal Student Aid ID (FSA-ID)
  • Student’s tax return & W-2s if employed in 2022

Parents/guardians should have available the following for financial aid assistance:

  • Their Social Security number and/or card and date of birth (if applicable) 
  • Income tax return for 2022. If this is not available, students and families can estimate the information using 2023 year-to-date income information.
  • A valid email address for establishing Federal Student Aid ID (FSA-ID)

Complete your application by August 13 to start classes in Fall 2024!

In addition to Express Admit Days, anyone interested in beginning studies at YVC can contact the college’s Admissions Office for assistance at admission@yvcc.edu or 509.574.4712. New students must complete their application online by August 13 for fall quarter admission.