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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.

Campus hours are Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 8 pm and Friday 8 am - 1 pm.


New students planning to start 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. 

Expanded access for winter!

We will continue to offer expanded options for winter term, offering services in-person or remote and a limited number of classes in fully in-person or hybrid (partially in-person) instructional format. The winter schedule is now available on your my.chemeketa class search. Below is a short video explaining the different instructional methods and showing you how to search for in-person, or hybrid classes, and how to understand the notes that are in the class search. 


Take a virtual tour of our campus

Important information:

  • Winter term runs January 3 - March 19, 2022
  • Our campus operating hours are Monday-Thursday: 8 am - 8 pm, Friday: 8 am - 1 pm
  • Contact us via phone at 503.472.9482 or 503.399.5219, or email student services staff
  • Advising support is now available in person, via Zoom, or by phone. You can schedule an in-person appointment at the Yamhill Valley campus, or schedule a phone or Zoom appointment or email advisors with questions.
  • Chemeketa's Coronavirus page will provide information related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and Chemeketa's preparations and response

Remote Student Resources

  • The College has created some great resource pages for accessing resources and services. Please review our Remote Learning Hub, Virtual Learning Center, and our Campus & Community-Based Student Resources 
  • Laptops can be checked out for free for the entire term. The Library has created a one-stop page where you can request, return and renew laptops
  • WiFi has been extended to the parking lot outside of YVC’s building 2 for student use. Students are asked to stay in their car and maintain a social distance of 6 ft. WiFi Coverage Map
  • Books can be borrowed for the term on a first-come, first-served basis through our Lending Library or purchased through our bookstore in early December and will be mailed to your home
  • Calculator rentals for YVC math students can be checked out for the term. Your math instructor will be able to request one for you. 
  • See our YouTube page for helpful how-to videos

GED and ESOL Classes-

  • Our GED prep and English for Speakers of Other Languages courses are being offered in-person or remotely. Call 503.472.9482 to get more information or to schedule an orientation

Test Proctoring Services-

  • Our testing center is open and proctoring limited exams, such as Pearson VUE (including GED), Oregon pesticide, CLEP, and NCCT. See Testing Services for more details


Welcome to Yamhill Valley Campus

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 support services
  • Student clubs and activities
  • Student accessibility services
  • Library and tutoring center
  • Open computer labs
  • Testing services
  • Bookstore
  • Conditioning/fitness center
  • Cafe and coffee shop
  • Student IDs
  • Electric vehicle charging stations

Follow us @chemeketayamhillvally on social media: Facebook and Instagram


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



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


    We are not offering any community education classes spring term. 

    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
    • Find information on community organizations
    • Learn about upcoming events, study skills tips, community resources, opportunities to volunteer and more
    • STORM tables are being offered virtually via Zoom... see your weekly Porcelain Press for a link

    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.