New Student Orientation​​​​

The Counseling & Advising Center, the Office of Enrollment Services, the Office of Financial Aid, and Student Government at Yakima Valley College (YVC) sponsors 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:

  • The Student Code of Conduct
  • Degrees and Programs Offered at YVC
  • Academic Pathways and Advising
  • College Catalog
  • Important Date Calendars
  • Academic Resources
  • Financial Aid
  • Tuition
  • Textbooks
  • Parking

NSO is required for all new students with less than 30 college-level credits. Appointments are required to attend NSO, please contact us to schedule your NSO appointment.

Deadlines to register for NSO are listed in the Important Dates for each quarter. Questions? Contact Admissions at 509.574.4712 or email admission@yvcc.edu

Grandview Campus New Student Orientations are held on a different schedule.

Please contact Grandview Campus at 509.882.7000 for their dates and times.