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CWU - Yakima
1000 South 12th Avenue, Room 107
Yakima, WA 98907-2520
(509) 574-6894 or (509) 963-3700

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COVID-19 Update for Winter Quarter

Winter quarter classes and student services will be online. For questions about getting set up, please contact your faculty directly on Canvas or visit online learning for more information. For CWU center-related questions, please email or call either (509) 574-6894 or (509) 963-3700 to reach center staff. For more information on COVID-19 related health and safety updates, please visit

Staff and Faculty at CWU-Yakima

CWU Yakima Team
Shannon Larabee Secretary Senior


Melanie Palm Regional Director - Yakima 509-963-3710

Cristina Venegas

Office Assistant 509-574-6894
Vanessa Nieto Outreach Center Support  509-963-3700
Dr. Kim Jones Elem. Education, Program Advisor, Professor 509-963-3700
Alena Yastchenko

BS Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences, Program Director/Senior Lecturer