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The college has closely monitored the status of COVID-19 in our local community, Washington State and beyond since winter 2020. We know how valuable in-person learning is for our students’ education and career preparation, and for certain programs in-person instruction is required by the college’s accrediting bodies. YVC has been successful with the stringent safety [...]
What happens if a student is required to take an in-person class and is worried about catching COVID?
Full vaccination and boosters for eligible individuals remain the surest way to avoid infection or experience less severe symptoms if you catch COVID-19. You can find numerous nearby opportunities to get vaccinated free of charge at Vaccinate WA. Following YVC’s COVID safety protocols also will help reduce the risk of catching COVID. If a single positive [...]
What support is available for a student who tests positive for COVID or has a close contact and can’t attend an in-person class?
Students taking in-person courses who have a positive test or close contact should contact their instructors directly to discuss work for those courses. Instructors are prepared to work with students so that they can continue to progress in their learning and classwork. YVC’s library services also has equipment, including laptops, that are available for students [...]
YVC indoor masking on campus is voluntary. We strongly support individual masking decisions by anyone on campus and ask everyone to be respectful of the choices of others. If someone who tested COVID-positive and is returning to campus after a 5-day isolation period must wear a well-fitting mask for days 6-10 after the onset of symptoms or positive test [...]
Vaccinations are encouraged, but not required YVC strongly encourages employees and students to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but we will not require vaccinations as a condition of learning and working on campus. Some clinical sites may require vaccinations. How to get Vaccinated Vaccines have proven highly effective against COVID-19, even the variants. If you [...]
If you test positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms, regardless of vaccination status, stay home and isolate for at least 5 days. If you have symptoms, you can end isolation if you are fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication) and your symptoms are improving. If you did not have symptoms, you [...]
Exposure, Testing, & Symptoms If you have been in close contact (within 6 feet of someone for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period) with someone who has COVID-19, quarantine for 14 days after your last contact. If you test positive for COVID-19 or experience COVID-like symptoms quarantine for 10 [...]
The Campus Bookstore is currently open in-person and online. You may contact the bookstore by phone at 509.574.4625. The bookstore offers price matching and textbook rentals as well. You may search for your textbook online by course.