Tutoring Center

Need a ​Tutor​?

All Yakima Valley College students qualify for free tutoring services for Accounting, American Sign Language, Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Spanish, and other courses as indicated by need on a quarter-by-quarter basis. 

The Tutoring Centers are located in Raymond Hall, Building 7, Room 202 and Grandview Main, Building 56, Room 102. Tutoring is available by appointment. DSS and SSS program participants may qualify for individualized tutoring and should complete a .

You can also visit the Math Center  and the Writing Center for assistance with these topics.

Live online tutoring available​

Live help available online through out the day, evenings and weekends. Please visit to get starte​​​d.

Yakima Tutoring Lab

Room 210 within the Tutoring center has available hands on models, microscopes, charts, and white boards for student use. This is a great area to bring your study group for Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Chemistry learning sessions.

Want to be a tutor?

To be a tutor, students must successfully complete the course to be tutored with a grade of “B” or above, and their instructor’s recommendation. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, stop by and fill out an application. ​For more information on becoming a tutor stop by or call the center 509.574.4996

eTutoring Services

eChat allows you to meet with a tutor in one-on-one tutoring sessions via a fully interactive, virtual online environment. Live sessions are offered for various subjects. 

Username: YVC SID#
Password: YVC-YAKS

​​​​​When you log in the first time, you’ll be asked to update your account profile, which includes choosing a new password. Please change your password at this time.​

eTutoring subject areas

All YVC students have access to eTutoring’s free online tutoring services in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Engineering ( Circuits & Digital Systems)
  • Math (Developmental-Calculus)
  • MS Office
  • Physics
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Web Development
  • Writing (Assistance provided by Live Writing Lab.)

Online Writing Lab & Live Writing Lab allows you to submit a draft of your pap​er to a tutor, ask for specific feedback, and receive a tutor’s response. The Live Writing Lab is a separate service from the YVC Writing Center. 

eQuestions allow you to leave a specific question for an eTutor, who will respond within 48 hours (but usually sooner). eQuestions may be submitted for any of the subject areas covered.​​

Fall, Winter and Spring Hours of Operation​​

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:30am-4:30pm 7:00am-7:30pm 7:30am-4:30pm 7:30am-4:30pm 7:30am-4:30pm

After hours by appointment only.

Summer Hours of Operation

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:00am-5:00pm 7:00am-5:00pm 7:00am-5:00pm 7:00am-5:00pm Closed

Math Center Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30 am – 7:30 pm 8:30 am – 5:00 pm 8:30 am – 7:30 pm 8:30 am– 5:00 pm Closed

Contact: Math Center – Main Building, Room 102,  509.882.7056, Email Grandview Math Center

Writing Center Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30 am – 6​ pm 8:30 am – 6​ pm 8:30 am – 6​ pm 8:30 am – 6​ pm Closed

Contact: Writing Center – Main Building, Room 102,  509.882.7073

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