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Total Rewards

Your paycheck is only one form of compensation received from the College. YC also provides a generous benefits package and other employee rewards for eligible employees.

Comprehensive Benefits information for benefit eligible employees is located at:

My Benefits


Benefit Plan Summaries (must be benefit eligible)


Discounts at the Bookstore, Rider Diner, Verde Café, Performing Arts Center

  • Bookstore: 10% discount on clothing, school supplies, gifts, selected electronic accessories with YC ID card
  • Rider Diner & Verde Café: 10% discount with use of Flexicash
  • Performing Arts Center: All faculty and staff can purchase two $10 tickets per show to "YCPAC Presents" performances one week prior to the show date. Announcement of ticket sale dates are emailed through DUCKSOUP. Employees must show their YC ID when purchasing discounted tickets at the YCPAC box office

YC Tuition Waiver

Eligible full-time Faculty, Staff and adjunct faculty may enroll in up to 6 credit hours; eligible dependents may enroll in a partial or full program of course work without payment of tuition with exception of lab fees and market based additional fees


University Partnerships for Tuition Discounts

Yavapai College has partnerships with the following universities which offer tuition discounts to YC employees:

Details and contact information can be found here.


Tuition Reimbursement loan (up to $1,000 after 1 year of continuous employment at YC)

  • Maximum loan per year = $1,000
  • One-year interest-free loan = 26 biweekly payments
  • One year of full-time employment with the District to be eligible
  • Proof of enrollment required
  • Maximum one loan per year (regardless of amount)
  • Course related to position held at college, and/or course related to degree or certificate
  • Approval by supervisor

Computer loan (up to $1,200 after 1 year of continuous employment at YC)

  • Maximum loan = $1,200 (CPU, monitor, mouse, keyboard, and peripherals)
  • Maximum peripherals = $200 (i.e. printers, cabling, digital cameras, etc. included in the maximum loan amount)
  • Proof of purchase required prior to loan being funded
  • One year of full-time employment with the District to be eligible
  • One loan every three years
  • Two-year interest-free loan = 52 biweekly payments

Sabbaticals – full-time faculty and staff can apply for a one semester or full year sabbatical after 6 years of continuous employment at YC


Professional growth opportunities

  • To assist faculty for activities that lead to academic and professional growth; to assist staff in pursuing professional development opportunities
  • Coming in 2021-2022 professional development funds available for regular staff employees
  • Paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, and 23 paid holidays
  • 23 days paid holidays for full-time employees: Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, day preceding and day following Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 5 consecutive business days (Spring Break), Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day, 10 consecutive business days (Winter Break)
  • Additional paid vacation, sick leave and personal days depending on employment status