Welcome Back Yaks

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In-Person Classes & Student Services

YVC is excited to return hundreds of face-to-face classes to our Grandview and Yakima campuses in Fall 2022 along with full, in-person student services!

Yaks are Back on Campus!

Fall quarter classes begin September 19.

Search our classes now to locate classes to help you achieve your educational and career goals. As you enroll in courses, please make sure to check whether the course you want is being held on the Yakima Campus, Grandview Campus, hybrid or online. Note: In the search results, under the “Campus” heading, all classes, including online classes, are currently listed as “Main Campus.” You can find the actual location of the class, including building and room number, under the “Room” heading.

  • Registration for Summer Quarter begins Tuesday, May 31, for returning students using the new ctcLink system.
  • Registration for Fall Quarter begins Wednesday, June 1, for returning students.
  • If you haven’t yet activated your ctcLink account, please do so now so that you will be ready to register for classes.

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Fall Registration Assistance

July 28-Aug. 31 on Tuesdays & Wednesdays (excluding Aug 16-17, where no assistance will be available)

  • In-Person: ctcLink registration assistance is available in the Student Activity Center on the Grandview Campus from 11 a.m to 1 p.m.
  • Remote option:  Zoom Registration Assistance

Pathway Navigators

Your faculty advisor may not be available during the summer quarter, however, YVC Navigators are available to provide in-person assistance at the Registrar’s Office in Deccio Higher Education Center; Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Complete your application by August 9 to start classes this fall! Anyone interested in beginning studies at YVC in Fall 2022 can contact the college’s Admissions Office for assistance at admission@yvcc.edu or 509.574.4712.

New students must complete their applications online by August 9 for fall quarter admission.

Search for Fall Quarter 2022 classes online.

You can also schedule an appointment with one of YVC’s Pathway Navigators for assistance with class registration. Contact the Navigator in your Pathway for assistance.

Remember, you must activate your ctcLink account before registering for classes. When you receive your new ctcLink ID number, be sure to write it down and keep it in a safe place. If you encounter issues with ctcLink account activation or other technical difficulties, please contact the HelpDesk at 509.574.4717.

Be sure to visit the Important Dates page for academic dates and deadlines. Find information on campus coronavirus policies and procedures.

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Express Enrollment Days

Get hands-on assistance completing your application and registering for classes. No appointment is needed!  The YVC application fee ($30) is waived for anyone participating in an Express Enrollment Day.

Express Enrollment Day – Yakima Campus 

  • August 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Deccio Building #8

What to Bring to Express Enrollment

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

  • Test scores (SAT or ACT)
  • High school transcript
  • Transcripts showing any college credit for Running Start or other programs

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 Enrollment, 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, 1999, bring parent(s) and their 2021 income data (W-2’s or year-end pay stub and/or 2021 tax return)
  • If you were born before January 1999, are married, have dependents you support or are active in, or a veteran of the U.S. armed services, bring your 2021 income data (W-2’s or 2021 tax return)
  • A valid email address for establishing Federal Student Aid ID (FSA-ID)
  • Student’s tax return & W-2s if employed in 2021

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 2021. If this is not available, students and families can estimate the information using the 2022 year-to-date income information.
  • A valid email address for establishing Federal Student Aid ID (FSA-ID)