Getting Started

The staff of Chemeketa Yamhill Valley is eager to help you begin or resume your studies at Chemeketa. We have a simple process for getting you started based on your situation –

New student or first time in college
High school graduate (or graduating soon), completed GED or an adult with no prior college classes

Here are some resources to help you get ready for the placment test:

Prepare for your placement test

General test taking strategies

ACCUPLACER sample questions

Math Review


Underage student who have not graduated or earned a GED
Underaged high school students who want earn dual credit while in high school or students who want to earn a GED or high school diploma should see Chemeketa high school partnership page for more information.

Admission process information for students 15 years or younger

Admission application for students 15 years or younger

Admission application for students 16-17

Transfer student from another college or university
Attended another college

International Student
Non-U.S. resident seeking a student visa

GED Students
Students seeking to earn their General Education Development certificate

We also have specific services for Chemeketa Yamhill Valley students so be sure to review our –

Non-credit students should use our community education listings to register for classes.

For more information, call 503.472.9482 or visit the Chemeketa Yamhill Valley campus on Three Mile Lane in McMinnville.