New Student Orientation​​​​

The Counseling & Advising Center, Office of Enrollment Services, Office of Financial Aid, and Student Government at YVC sponsor New Student Orientation (NSO) to provide new college students an opportunity to learn how to navigate campus and introduce them to the YVC community.

At NSO, new students will begin to build a network of resources that will help them start their YVC journey on the right path.

Students will learn about:

  • Degrees and programs offered at YVC
  • Academic pathways and advising
  • Learning to search and register for classes
  • Understanding the important date calendars
  • Accessing their ctcLink and Canvas accounts
  • Academic resources
  • Financial aid
  • Tuition
  • Textbooks
  • Parking


New Student Orientation Dates


Event Date
Deadline for Placement Testing August 20
Deadline to Make New Student Orientation Appointment August 20
Fall 2024 New Student Orientation September 10 -12 (By Appointment Only)

Have you selected your pathway yet? This helps us place you with the appropriate advisor based on your program.


Contact Admissions at 509.574.4712 or email