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A full state-of-the-art community college campus serving all of Yamhill County

Yamhill Valley Campus

Chemeketa's full campus in McMinnville serves all of Yamhill County.

Chemeketa Yamhill Valley provides a fully-accredited community college in the heart of Yamhill County. We began serving the Yamhill Valley in 1974, moving into a state-of-the-art facility in 2011.

As a full campus, you can do all the work you need for a degree or certificate at Yamhill Valley. We also provide numerous services to make your college life better –

  • Academic advising
  • Counseling services
  • Student clubs and activities
  • Disability services
  • Library and tutoring services
  • Advising workshops
  • Student IDs and parking
  • Conditioning center
  • Open computer labs
  • Testing services
  • Bookstore
  • Cafe and Coffee shop
  • Electric vehicle charging stations

    Mini-schedules for Yamhill Valley Campus are available on campus or as a PDF -

    Winter Term January 6 - March 20, 2020 - YVC Winter term mini-schedule




    The Yamhill Valley Campus offers a number of career & technical education programs –


    The community education/non-credit classes that we are offering for winter term are:

    GED prep classes. You can find more information on our GED/ESOL page. 

    Computer basics class. Fridays, 8:30 am - 11:20 am. Registration $95.00. 


    More information about Chemeketa's community education classes in Salem and the surrounding area is available online

  • Yamhill Valley Events

    What is the STORM Table about? 

    Service to Others Really Matters! (STORM) tables provide free resources for students –

    • Come see your YVC student leaders
    • Enjoy free fresh popcorn and other yummy snacks
    • Tap into our food pantry (The Campus Cupboard) if needed
    • Find information on community organizations
    • Learn about upcoming events, study skills tips, community resources, opportunities to volunteer and more

    Volunteer to help staff the table with one of our student leaders. 

    Texting is Here

    Want to receive important school messages to your phone? Canceled classes, change in location, approaching deadlines, cool opportunities- we’ve got you covered. Ensure we have your updated cell number at the front desk and we’ll add you to our list to start receiving texts from Chemeketa.

    Get involved at YVC

    Make new friends, gain valuable skills for the workplace, have fun, and make your voice heard at YVC. The Yamhill Valley Campus has the opportunity for you-- from joining a club, volunteering at multicultural celebration or in the community, attending a campus event, and so much more. See one of the student leaders at the STORM table for more information on ways to get involved.



    The Gathering Place

    Open Monday through Thursday 7:30 am–2 pm and Fridays 7:30am-1 pm, 503.316.3224

    A wide selection of made to order hot food items as well as grab and go options. Also serving a full service espresso and beverage counter. We also include a selection of office and school supplies from the Chemeketa Bookstore.