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Yamhill Valley Campus Student Services

Chemeketa Yamhill Valley provides a complete range of services to help you succeed.

Eager to Serve Yamhill Students

Check out all the different services available to you at the Yamhill Valley Campus.

  • Accessibility Services

    Student Accessibility Services offers a range of services and academic accommodations.

    You can call the Yamhill Valley office at 503.472.9482 and ask for an appointment with Accessibility Services staff.

    Students can also call the Yamhill Valley campus and ask that their call be transferred to Accessibility Services or call directly at 503.399.5192 (voice/TTY).

    More information is available at Accessibility Services.

  • Library, Tutoring and Computer Center

    Yamhill Valley Library and Tutoring Center will be closed for winter term 2021. All services are available online at library.chemeketa.edu


     

    Library services - Textbooks, graphing calculators, and chrombooks are available for checkout. See below for more information.

    A large selection of textbooks are available to check out for the term through the Lending Library program. To learn more check out the Affordable Textbooks page. 

    Lending Library:
    Lending library requests for winter term will begin 9th of December for requests. We will also begin shipping on that day. Students that need the same books they already have can email the library account at library@chemeketa.edu after Nov. 19th to request a renewal.
     
    Laptops:
    To request or renew laptop page. Laptops are currently requestable through the waitlist button for students enrolled in Fall Term. For students enrolling in Winter Term, the buttons to schedule a laptop pick-up appointment will be back on the laptop page on Nov. 30th. Students that need to renew can use the renew button on the laptop page beginning Nov. 19th. There is a limited quantity available, on a first-come, first-served basis. 
     
    Calculators:
    Calculators can be returned in the dropbox at any campus. The process for Winter Term is still TBD.

    For additional question and inquiries contact the Library & Tutoring services by email or call 503.316.3238 

  • TRiO/CAMP/HEP

    TRiO

    TRiO programs are for first-generation, low-income or disabled students and is made up of three federally funded programs –

    • Talent Search
    • Upward Bound
    • Student Support Services/Disability Support Services

    Learn more about TRiO programs.

    College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

    CAMP assists students whose families are from a migrant or seasonal farmworker background. Learn more about the CAMP program.

    High School Equivalency Program (HEP)

    HEP is a federally-funded program to help seasonal farmworkers obtain a GED certificate. Learn more about the HEP program.

  • Student ID Cards

    Student identification cards are not available at this time, due to campus closure. 

  • Parking permits

    Free parking permits are required for students attending classes at the Yamhill Valley Campus. If you are attending classes in Salem as well, you must purchase a Salem Campus parking permit in My Chemeketa or at the Public Safety office in Salem in Bldg. 2.

  • Computer Lab

    The computer lab is closed along with all other services. Please go to http://go.chemeketa.edu/coronavirus for updates.

  • Testing Services

    Testing at the Yamhill Valley Campus


     

    Chemeketa YVC Testing center is open and is proctoring some exams, such as Pearson VUE (including GED), pesticide, CLEP and NCCT. See details below for registering for these exams.

    ***Please Note: No one other than the scheduled tester will be allowed on campus***

    For information on taking the placement assessment during the closure, go to the placement testing page for instructions. 

    The most frequently administered exams include, but are not limited to the following –

    Placement Assessment Testing

    GED Testing

    Proctoring Services

    • Appointments are required for all instructor, online and other exams
    • Payment for non-Chemeketa exams must be paid at check-in, by CASH or CHECK ONLY
    • Students with accessibility accommodations for testing must schedule any exams/tests/quizzes at least two business days prior to the test date. Exams during finals week require at least five business days
    • If testing accommodations are required, students must inform YVC Testing Center staff of which accommodations are needed at time of scheduling appointments
    • YVC proctoring information

      For an appointment call 503.316.3240
      Yamhill Bldg. 1, Rm. 203

    Yamhill Valley Campus Testing Center information

    Testing center is open and proctoring some exams. 

    All exams are by appointment only.

    For more information about testing and appointments at the Yamhill Valley Campus, please contact the Testing Center by –

     
     
  • Bookstore
    The bookstore on our campus is closed at this time, along with most other services. 

    Textbooks can be purchased online at the bookstore's website and they will be mailed to your house. 

    Winter term textbooks go o n Sale December 10th!!!

    • First 50 Orders get a Chemeketa Ornament

    For questions about the bookstore, please email or call the Salem Campus Bookstore at 503.399.5131 or you can Message them on Facebook!

    How To Order Your Books From The Chemeketa Bookstore:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyEgit_UbkY&t=11s

  • Advising & Counseling

    Academic Advising

    We provide academic advising via Zoom or Phone throughout the term on an appointment basis only. Academic advising is available as follows –

    • Monday-Thursday, 8 am-6 pm, Friday, 8an - 1pm

    Schedule a phone appointment by calling our main office at 503.472.9482 or schedule on online follow the steps below:

    • Login to your My Chemeketa account
    • Click on the “Services” tab
    • Click on the “Advising” link
    • Click on the “Academic Advising” link within the location of your choice
    • Click on the "Next Term Advising" or "General Advising" buttons to view availability

     

    Counseling

    Chemeketa offers free, confidential, short-term counseling services to currently enrolled students. Counselors assist students with academic, personal and career counseling and work with students to improve life skills, reduce anxiety and manage stress, choose a career and locate community resources.

    We have counselors that you can meet with by phone, schedule an appointment with a counselor for-

    • Personal support
    • Career counseling
    • Crisis counseling
    • Help with identifying barriers to success
    • Referrals to off-campus resources

     

    Schedule an appointment by calling 503.472.9482. To schedule an appointment online follow the steps below:

    Login to your My Chemeketa account

    • Click on the "Services" tab
    • Then click on "Advising"
    • Finally, click "Counseling Services" under the campus location of your choice on the right side of the page

    If you are not available to meet with them on the days they are in McMinnville, we can make an appointment for you to meet with them at the Salem Campus or schedule a phone appointment.

  • New Student Advising Sessions

    New Student Advising

    New students starting winter term

    Chemeketa Yamhill Valley has remote classes to help you learn the skills you need to start an in-demand career. Our remote classes allow you to participate in live, scheduled class lectures and meetings from the comfort of your own home. Directions on how to search for remote classes offered through YVC. 

  • Dining

    The Gathering Place Cafe-

    The cafe is currently closed along with all other campus services.

  • Yamhill Valley Student Clubs & Organizations

    You can become involved in a number of different clubs while you are at Chemeketa. Clubs can be academic, curriculum-related, activity-oriented or based on a specific interest. Club sponsored events include special lunches, dances, displays, trips, fairs and more.

    We are currently seeking input for the types of clubs and organizations students are interested in starting at the Yamhill Valley campus. 

    The clubs that are currently active at the Yamhill Valley Campus are –

    • Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club
      This club offers a welcoming and supportive safe space for LGBTQ+ people and their allies, discuss LGBTQ issues and plans events related to the LGBTQ+ Topics. 

    • Phi Theta Kappa
      Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. PTK also provides opportunity for leadership, service, scholarship and fellowship in an intellectual and community-oriented environment.

    • Spanish Club
      This club's purpose is to immerse students in the Spanish language and culture through conversation and community. Spanish club is open to anyone interested in practicing Spanish-speaking skills. Explore new cultures through conversation, Spanish language movies, fun activities, and delicious snacks. Join us for club meetings and Spanish movie days through-out the term. 

    If you don't see a club you'd like to participate in, you can start a new club. You only need three interested students and a staff or faculty advisor. If you have questions about a club, or if you are interested in starting a club, please contact your advisor at the Yamhill Valley Campus or ask at the information desk. 

  • Electric Vehicle charging

    An electric vehicle charging station now available at the Yamhill Valley Campus for all staff and students. The charging station is located in front of Yamhill Bldg. 1, with two dedicated parking spaces for charging only.

    • The stations require an access card, which must be purchased for $40
    • Contact information in Yamhill Bldg. 1 for more information and to get the application packet to purchase an access card.
  • Chemeketa WORKS

    Internships with Cooperative Work Experience

    No doubt you've heard a lot about internships these days as businesses are eager to grow their own talent pipeline. 

    There are a variety of businesses in the McMinnville area that have opportunities for you to do an internship. This is a great way to jump-start your career with valuable work experience to build your resume and compete in the job market.

    Find out more about internship programs, then call 503.399.5028 to find out if you are eligible for an internship.
  • Campus Cupboard

    Chemeketa Yamhill Valley's Campus Cupboard helps students in need focus on their studies rather than how they are going to feed themselves.

    Access the Campus Cupboard

    The Campus Cupboard is currently closed along with all other campus services. 

    Please go to our student resource page for links to services in your area. 

    Make a Donation

    We are able to stock the food pantry thanks to donations from students, staff and community members. If you would like to donate non-perishable, unopened and unexpired items you can drop them off at the front desk.

    If you would like to make a monetary contribution or donate food in someone's name or as part of an office function, please contact Kathryn Ellis.