The time has never been better for military veterans to further their education and training.
Yakima Valley College is committed to helping veterans make the best choices possible while attaining the maximum assistance, guidance, and support using the new GI Bill® and other programs.
Yakima Valley College’s Veterans Program assures its students they will receive outstanding veteran support services, and the encouragement they need to facilitate the transition to college life, while maintaining an environment that espouses respect, high ethical standards and aids student intellectual, personal growth and development and educational success.
What we do:
- Assist you in processing your initial application for VA Educational Benefits and completing the actions required for enrollment certification.
- Assist you in completing the administrative actions necessary to ensure you receive your monthly VA Educational payments.
- Assist you in the process of applying for enrollment at Yakima Valley College.
Veterans Office Hours
Fall, Winter, Spring Quarters
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Veterans Office address
Deccio Higher Education Center
Building 8, Room 137
1000 S. 12th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98907
Find out if you can get VA education benefits, like help paying tuition, housing allowance and book stipend.
Apply online now, find out how to apply for VA educational benefits in person or by mail.
How to apply
Step 1 Determine what your benefits at Vets.gov.
Step 2 Apply for your VA Benefits.
Step 3 Apply for Financial Aid (Optional)
Step 4 Apply for Admission to YVC.
Step 5 Take Placement Test.
Step 6 Request transcripts from Joint Services and any previous schools
Step 7 Make an appointment with YVC Veterans Coordinator: Chris Kinzell 509.574.4715
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.