Welcome to YC!

Become a Student at Yavapai College

Use this guide through the process of becoming a registered student so that you can take credit classes at Yavapai College.


Step #1: Apply for Admission

Go to YC Quickstart! to complete an application for admission. You will receive a username and a temporary password. Follow the directions to set up your new permanent password. Your username and password will be needed to log onto the website. Out of state tuition will be charged unless the student provides proof of citizenship and Arizona state residency.


Step #2: Apply for Financial Aid


Step #3: Take the COMPASS Skills Assessment

Reading Comprehension/ Math/ English Composition. Prescott area: Bldg 1-225. Call 928.776.2200 to make an appointment. Verde Valley area: Bldg I-123. Call 928.634.6561 to make an appointment.


Step #4: Request official transcripts

Applying prior college or university credit to your Yavapai College record requires an official transcript to be sent from the previous institution directly to:

  • Yavapai College Enrollment Services
  • 1100 E. Sheldon
  • Prescott, AZ 86301

The Enrollment Services office evaluates transcripts in the order they are received. Students will be notified via their YC email address when transcripts have been received and when they've been evaluated.


Step #5: See an Academic Advisor

See an Academic Advisor

Call 928.776.2106 or 928.634.6510 for more information, or to schedule a phone or in-person appointment with an academic advisor to discuss and plan for your academic & career goals.


Step #6: Register for Classes

Log into the YC website from the login button in the upper right hand corner of this or any YC page. Type in your username and password. Go to "My Services >> Students >> Search and Register for Classes".


Step #7: Payment Information

Contact the Business Office for information about bills, payments and payment plans: (928) 776-2140 or (928) 634-6518


Step #8: Get your Photo ID

Your first ID is free (a fee applies for replacing lost or damaged IDs).


Step #9: Attend New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is required for your success! Watch for an email invitation after you have enrolled in your classes.