​​​File a Complaint ​of Discrimination

To file a complaint or report information please complete the web form below and provide us with as much information as possible.

You may also file a complaint in person, by phone, or by email to:

YVC Human Resource Services Department
South 16th Avenue & Nob Hill Blvd, Yakima, WA  98902
Telephone: 509.574.4670 Email:  yvcchr@yvcc.edu

It is the policy of Yakima Valley College to provide a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation. This policy prohibits conduct that discriminates against individuals based on their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation and/or gender identity, age, marital status disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status.

This policy also prohibits retaliation as a result of an individual filing a report of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of a claim of discrimination or harassment.

File a Complaint of Discrimination

Once Formal Complaint is Filed

After your complaint is filed, the college will contact you letting you know it received your complaint. The college will also review the complaint and all reports of incident(s) will be forwarded to the Title IX officer for coordination and a determination on how to process the complaint.

The Title IX officer may assign an investigator. If it is determined a violation may have occurred the college shall conduct a thorough​ investigation. The investigation shall include, but is not limited to, interviewing the complainant, respondent relevant witness(s); and reviewing relevant documents. The investigation shall be concluded within a reasonable time, normally thirty days, barring exigent circumstances.