Veterans Services

YVC offers priority enrollment to Veterans. 

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.
Summer Quarter
6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Veterans Office address

Program Coordinator
Chris Kinzell

Deccio Higher Education Center
Building 8, Room 137
1000 S. 12th Ave.
Yakima, WA 98907

Getting Started


Find out if you can get VA education benefits, like help paying tuition, housing allowance and book stipend.

Application Process

Apply online now, find out how to apply for VA educational benefits in person or by mail.

Compare GI Benefits

Use the GI Bill® Comparison tool to see what benefits you’ll get at YVC.

How to apply

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