The Associated Students of Yakima Valley College is comprised of all registered YVC students, have a voice through their student government to assure that student issues and concerns are heard. YVC offers opportunities for students to get involved in student government at both the Yakima and Grandview campuses.
Associate Students of YVC (ASYVC)
The ASYVC Senate, which is composed of a student representative from each recognized club and program, speaks on behalf of students regarding campus policies and procedures. The ASYVC Student Government has eight officer positions paid by the Associated Students of YVC. Three are elected, and five are hired. The ASYVC Student Government coordinates programs and activities and facilitates disbursement of student funds, which exceed $500,000 annually. The ASYVC Student Government represents YVC students on state and national levels and teaches leadership, management, and planning skills.
Grandview Student Council (GSC)
YVC Grandview Campus students are represented by the Grandview Student Council (GSC) while attending classes on the YVC Grandview Campus. Grandview Student Council has five positions paid by the Associated Students of YVC; two are elected and three are hired. Student government provides activities and events to enhance students’ lives while attending YVC, learn leadership and organizational skills, and represent YVC Grandview Campus students at various local, regional, and state levels.
The ASYVC Senate is the governing body for students at YVC recognized by the District Board of Trustees. The ASYVC Senate is comprised of the ASYVC Student Government and one representative from each ASYVC club and program. The ASYVC Senate meets every Monday 12:30-1pm in the HUB MLK Room on the Yakima Campus (except the first week of each quarter and finals week).
Associate Students of YVC (ASYVC) Yakima Campus
Grandview Student Council (GSC) Grandview Campus
Service and Activity Fees
2016-2017 Executive Board