Tutoring Center

Student services are offered through a combination of online and in-person options. View our in-person and remote services.

In-Person Services

The Tutoring Centers are still online with limited on-campus availability for Yakima and Grandview Campus.

This spring, the Yakima Tutoring Center (Raymond  202) is open by appointment and Grandview Writing Center (Main Building 56) has limited drop-in hours.

Yakima Tutoring Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
By appointment By appointment By appointment By appointment Closed

Grandview Tutoring Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

eTutoring Services

eChat allows you to meet with a tutor in one-on-one tutoring sessions via a fully interactive, virtual online environment. Live sessions are offered for various subjects. Schedule an appointment

Log in to eTutoring

Username: YVC SID#
Password: YVC-YAKS

​​​​​When you log in the first time, you’ll be asked to update your account profile, which includes choosing a new password. Please change your password at this time.​

eTutoring subject areas

All YVC students have access to eTutoring’s free online tutoring services in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Engineering ( Circuits & Digital Systems)
  • Math (Developmental-Calculus)
  • MS Office
  • Physics
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Web Development
  • Writing (Assistance provided by Live Writing Lab.)

Online Writing Lab & Live Writing Lab allows you to submit a draft of your paper to a tutor, ask for specific feedback, and receive a tutor’s response. The Live Writing Lab is a separate service from the YVC Writing Center

eQuestions allow you to leave a specific question for an eTutor, who will respond within 48 hours (but usually sooner). eQuestions may be submitted for any of the subject areas covered.​​

Spanish Language Class Tutoring

Taking a Spanish class this quarter? Virtual Tutoring for Spanish Language Classes is available. Tutoring is offered via Zoom Monday – Thursday 8-12 p.m.

Services available include Group tutoring, one on one, Spanish chat, and oral quiz practice.

Zoom Tutoring

Meeting ID: 463833

Need a ​Tutor​?

All Yakima Valley College students qualify for free tutoring services for Accounting, American Sign Language, Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Spanish, and other courses as indicated by need on a quarter-by-quarter basis. 

The Tutoring Centers are located in Raymond Hall, Building 7, Room 202 and Grandview Main, Building 56, Room 102. Tutoring is available by appointment. DSS and SSS program participants may qualify for individualized tutoring and should complete a Tutor Request form.

You can also visit the Math Center and the Writing Center for assistance with these topics.

Request a Tutor

Live online tutoring available​

Live help available online throughout the day, evenings, and weekends. Please visit eTutoring to get started. Individual tutoring appointments will also be on Fridays and weekends depending on the tutor/tutee’s schedule.

ETUTORING

Yakima Tutoring Lab

Room 210 within the Tutoring center has available hands-on models, microscopes, charts, and whiteboards for student use. This is a great area to bring your study group for Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Chemistry learning sessions. In-person lab hours are now available by appointment only Monday-Thursday 12:30-4:30 p.m.  Schedule an appointment.

Want to be a tutor?

To be a tutor, students must successfully complete the course to be tutored with a grade of “B” or above, and their instructor’s recommendation. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, stop by and fill out an application. ​For more information on becoming a tutor stop by or call the center at 509.574.4996

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