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

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We’ve gone virtual

CWU is committed to the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff. At this time, your CWU center has moved online. 

Please contact this center by emailing or calling either (509) 574-6894 or (509) 963-3700 to reach center staff. 

Spring quarter courses will be held online. For questions on getting set up, please contact your faculty directly or visit online learning for instructions and tips and tricks.

For COVID-19 related updates, please visit CWU's Emergency Website.

We’re glad you’ve chosen CWU and we are here to help make this educational transition easier for you.

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