Limited Services

As a result of the governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order issued on Monday, March 23, 2020, the campuses and learning centers of Yakima Valley College remain closed to the public through the end of Fall quarter, except for select Workforce Education programs that require limited in-classroom instructional activities.

All buildings including the bookstore are closed to the public.

Your calls and emails are important to us!

While the campuses are closed to the public, we want you to know, We are working, we are just working differently. Please be patient, many of our staff are working remotely. If your call is not answered, please leave a message with your contact information so we can return your call.

YVC: We Are In This Together

Summers Hours: College Closed on Fridays until September

Admissions: Yakima & Grandview

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.

Yakima Hours
Mon-Fri. 8 AM-5 PM
Grandview Hours
Mon-Thurs. 8 AM-5 PM
Fri. 8 AM-12 PM

509.574.4712  Admission@yvcc.edu

Athletic

NWAC has cancelled through spring season. Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
Office Hours:  8-5:00 PM.
509.574.4720
rfunk@yvcc.edu

Bookstore

The YVC Bookstore is closed. If the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order is extended, we will adjust our operating hours. We will continue to accept textbook orders online with free shipping, though you may experience longer shipping times than usual. Any purchases returned via shipment to our stores will be processed when we receive them. We will keep you informed of any updates as circumstances change. 509.574.4625 yvccbookstore@yvcc.edu

Free shipping in Washington on all website orders including textbooks.

Campus Re-Entry

As the governor pursues a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy, community colleges are now allowed to conduct some very limited in-person instructional activities. These activities are only possible for a small group of Workforce Education (WED) programs.

Yakima Valley College campuses are closed to the public through Fall Quarter 2020.

Students in specific WED programs and all Staff must complete certain procedures to re-enter campus.

Campus Security at 509.574.4610 

Cashiering

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to pay your tuition and fees online or by telephone.
Yakima Cashiering Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 AM -3:30 PM
Grandview Cashiering Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8 AM – 5 PM, Friday: 8 AM – 12:00 PM
Payments may also be mailed to the YVC Cashier’s Office; PO Box 22520, Yakima, WA 98907-2520.
509.574.4660 cashier@yvcc.edu

College and Career Readiness

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
Open 9-3 pm Monday-Friday.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone.
509.574.6850  ccr@yvcc.edu

Computer Labs/Testing Labs

Buildings are closed to the public and students.

All Pearson Testing including GED, NES, and WEST-B is closed until further notice. If you already had a test scheduled you should receive an email from Pearson.

Counseling and Advising: Yakima & Grandview

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone.
counseling@yvcc.edu 509.574.4956

Dental Hygiene Clinic

Open for 2nd-year students and their patients only. Enhanced cleaning protocol in place. For more information: 509.574.4917

Disability Support Services

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone.
dss@yvcc.edu  509.574.4961

Dorms

Open and operating under normal hours. Social distancing and enhanced cleaning protocol observed. 509.574.4885

Ellensburg Learning Center

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via telephone.
509.201.1269

Events & Activities

Campuses are closed to the public and students.

Financial Aid: Yakima and Grandview

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone.
509.574.6855  finaid@yvcc.edu

Fitness Center

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
Office Hours:  8-5:00 PM.  Open to calls or email during office hours.
509.574.4720
arice@yvcc.edu

Flagger Classes

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via the telephone.
509.574.4745

Larson Gallery

Closed to the public and students.
509.574.4875

Library: Raymond

Libraries are closed to the public and students. Email and voicemail are monitored and will be responded to as soon as possible; try the Ask a Librarian. Books may be returned in the blue library book drop south of Raymond Hall. Calculators may also be returned there if wrapped in padding.
509.574.4991 refdesk@yvcc.edu

Library: Grandview

The library is closed to the public and students.
Email will be checked frequently and answered as soon as possible. 509.882.7034

Media Center

Physical offices are closed to the public and students. Email and voicemail are monitored and will be responded to as soon as possible.
509.574.4982  media@yvcc.edu

Placement Testing: Yakima & Grandview

Physical offices are closed to the public and students. Placement testing is available for you at home. Students who have applied to YVC paid the admissions fee, and have received their acceptance letter with YVC Student ID number are eligible for this option. A student applying for Running Start can also test at home.

Recent high school graduates (classes of 2020 & 2019) should first email their transcripts and test scores to admission@yvcc.edu for processing. More information on the placement options. To take the assessment at home, please email testingservices@yvcc.edu your name and YVC ID number. Testing Services staff will get back to you with instructions on how to take the assessments. You will need reliable internet access. If you need to take the math placement test, please make sure you have the correct technology by checking the requirements here.

There is no charge for the English assessment and a $20 fee for the math exam.

Running Start applicants should email their applications and other paperwork to runningstart@yvcc.edu. An advisor will get back to you with testing information.

All Pearson Testing including GED, NES, and WEST-B is closed until further notice. If you already had a test scheduled you should receive an email from Pearson.

testingservices@yvcc.edu 509.574.4738

Registration

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
Yakima: Registration will be open 8-5:00 PM Monday-Friday.
Grandview: Registration will be open 8-5:00 PM Monday-Thursday. Friday 8-11:00 AM.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone.
509.574.4700  registration@yvcc.edu

Running Start: Yakima & Grandview

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone.
runningstart@yvcc.edu   509.574.4970 

Security

Operating normal hours. Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
509.574.4610

Student Emergency Fund

The Department of Education has released guidance that limits CARES Act Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students that have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Help is available if you need assistance completing your FAFSA.  Following their guidance, we have established a simple online form for you to acknowledge that the disruption to campus operations has had a financial impact on you and your household. Submit Emergency Fund Application

Financial Aid 509.574.6855  finaid@yvcc.edu

Student Life: Yakima & Grandview

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.

Sunnyside Learning Center

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via telephone.
509.837.9623

Technology Services Helpdesk

Physical offices are closed to the public and students. Working normal business hours.
Employees: Staff and Faculty may complete a HelpDesk job ticket found in the portal or call 509.574.4717 for assistance.
Students: Students may email or call 509.574.4717 for assistance.
helpdesk@yvcc.edu

Laptop and Calculator Information

Toppenish Learning Center

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
It is strongly advised to communicate via telephone.
509.834.4550

Online Tutoring Services

Physical offices and tutoring centers are closed to the public and students.
Live help is available online throughout the day, evenings, and weekends. Please visit Online Tutoring Services to view all online tutoring options.

WorkFirst

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
Normal hours are 9-3:00 PM Monday-Friday.
It is strongly advised to communicate via email or telephone and avoid in-person communication.
509.574.4583  workfirst@yvcc.edu

Writing Center

Physical offices are closed to the public and students.
Our writing consultants are available by Zoom, email, and phone. Additional writing help is available on our webpage or via the online consultation form,
Yakima 509.574.4829
Grandview 509.882.7073

Yakima Valley Vintners

Tasting Room closed. Online purchasing options may soon be available. 509.882.7069 wine@yvcc.edu