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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.

Fall term begins September 30

New students planning to start Fall term

  • Go to to get the steps to getting started and apply
  • Once you get your student ID #, take the online placement assessment
  • You will be sent an email with information about claiming your my.chemeketa (student portal) account
  • Log into your my.chemeketa and watch the New Student Orientation Video
  • Book an in-person First Term Advising appointment with the Yamhill Valley advisors. Call 503.472.9482 to schedule

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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 and financial aid advising
  • Counseling support services
  • Student clubs and activities
  • Student accessibility services
  • Library and tutoring center
  • Open computer labs
  • Testing services
  • Conditioning/fitness center
  • The Gathering Place Café  is currently CLOSED
  • Electric vehicle charging stations

    We are offering many classes in person during Fall term! Take a look at our class highlights to see what you can take in person at YVC this coming Fall Term. 

    YVC Fall 2024 Class Highlights

    To search for classes offered at the Yamhill Valley Campus:

    • Go to the class search
    • At "choose Term" select Summer or Fall
    • At "include" make sure credit is checked
    • At "location" select Yamhill Valley Campus
    • All other boxes you can leave at the default or any
    • Click on the "search classes" button below
    • The next page will be a list of all of the classes being offered at the Yamhill Valley Campus (YVC)
    • You can click on any of the classes to get the course description, days and times offered, and instructor

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


    We are not offering any community education classes at this time. 

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

  • Yamhill Valley Student Life

    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 an event or in the community, attending a campus event, and so much more. If you are interested in finding ways to get involved, please contact our student leaders

    To keep up with what is going on at YVC, follow us @chemeketayamhillvalley on social media: Facebook and Instagram

  • Yamhill Valley Welcome & Tour

    Take a virtual tour of our campus


    Welcome to Yamhill Valley Campus