Verde Valley Campus

601 Black Hills Dr, Clarkdale, AZ 86324 · (928) 634-7501 · Google map · Campus map

  • SWC Opening
  • 00am
  • Artist
  • 30pm
  • Library Wall Interior, very tall.
  • New Programs Fall 2015
  • Maybery Pavilion
  • Dr. Gino Romeo
  • Jason Whitesitt
  • Terence Pratt
  • Dr. Amy Stein
  • Nikki Check


Verde Valley Campus Overview

The Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus in Clarkdale is a beautiful, state-of-the-art campus that is poised to accommodate expected enrollment growth for years to come. The campus offers more than a dozen degree programs, some 20 certificate programs and a selection of courses ranging from accounting to viticulture. See the Degrees, Certificates, and Courses listing at the bottom of this page for details.

In recent years, the College has spent more than $18 million of its capital budget on improvements to the Verde Valley Campus. The recently renovated campus features well-equipped classrooms, computer lab, modern library, new student union, an art gallery and arts center, learning center, fitness center, veterans programs, the iconic Mabery Pavilion and other community gathering places, up-to-date education technology, a robust data center, state-of-the-art labs and complementary landscaping.


Arts & Entertainment

PAC - Verde Valley Campus
 Campus Activities Basketball Shoot Out!


Verde Valley Campus Student Union (F building)

Pool TableStudent Union
  • Come by and meet friends, play pool, watch T.V. or just hang out!
  • Special activities will be offered all semester long!
  • Bring your lunch, heat it up in our microwave or purchase lunch at Thee Place!
  • Student Union Office Hours: M-TH 8:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Contact Us! 928.634.6585
 Campus Events

Upcoming Exhibition - Verde Valley Campus

Verde Student Art Exhibition

March 30 - April 23, 2015
Details: “The Yavapai college student exhibition provides YC students with the opportunity to present their work in a professional manner and receive recognition for their accomplishments from professionals in the field and the community at large. Come explore the journey from the classroom to the exhibition, and enjoy the variety of fresh artwork from Yavapai College Students from the Verde Campus.”


Opening Reception: Thursday, April 2, 2015
The reception from: 5-7 pm
Exhibit and Opening: FREE and Open to the Public.
Gallery Spring Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closed: Fri, Sat & Sun
Location: YC Verde Art Gallery; 601 Black Hills Dr. F-111,
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
For More Information: Call 928.649.5479

Upcoming Event - Verde Valley Campus

Plant a vine (yard)

May 2, 2015
Details: Join us to plant grape vines in Yavapai College’s vineyard on the Verde Campus
Planting 3,000 vines on 3 acres – in one day!


Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Event: Space is limited. Registration required.
Register online at
Location: Southwest Wine Center
Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus
601 Black Hills Dr., Clarkdale, AZ 86324
For More Information
or sponsorships:
please call 928.776.2359 or email

Upcoming Summer Program - Verde Valley Campus

Summer PassSummer 2015 Weight Room Pass

Cost $20 for May 11 - August 21 or
$15 monthly pass
Buy Your Pass Business Office
Building I-126
Open Weight Room Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Monday - Thursday: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location Weight Room - I-136 (stop by for a tour)
For Mor Information Email or call 928.634.6575

Upcoming Event - Verde Valley Campus

Verde Valley Wine SymposiumVerde Valley Wine Symposium

May 30, 2015
Details: Industry Speakers for Consumers and the Wine Industry
Grand Wine Tasting with AZ Wineries
Silent Auction
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Early bird tickets go on sale March 15th
$50 General Admission - $25 Students
Location: YC Verde Art Gallery; 601 Black Hills Dr.
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
For more information and to purchase tickets:
Or email us at

 Verde Valley Campus Calendar

Verde Valley Campus Events Calendar

April 2015

Date Time/Place Event
March 30 - April 23 M-TH 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; F-111 Art Gallery: Annual Student Art Exhibition
Thursday, April 2 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; F-111 Art Gallery Opening Reception
Friday, April 10 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; M-137 OLLI - Music, Dancing, Food & Drink, Sign ups
Thursday, April 23 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; M-137 YCT Wellness Fair

May 2015

Date Time/Place Event
Saturday, May 2 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.;SW Wine Ctr Plant-a-Vine(yard)
May 4 Spring Regular Semester Ends
May 8 TBA; Mabery Pavilion Verde Valley Graduation
May 25 no classes, all offices closed Holidays & Closures: Memorial Day
May 30 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. VV Campus Verde Valley Wine Symposium

June 2015

Date Time/Place Event
June 1 Summer Semester Begins
June 10 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.; I-Answer Ctr YCSA Service Excellence Celebration

July 2015

Date Time/Place Event
July 2 Independence Day Observed
(No Classes, Offices Closed)
July 23 Summer Semester Ends

August 2015

Date Time/Place Event
August 17 All Day Faculty/Staff Development Day
All Offices Closed
August 24 Fall Regular Semester Begins

September 2015

Date Time/Place Event
Monday, September 7 no classes, all offices closed Holidays & Closures: Labor Day

October 2015

Date Time/Place Event


Southwest Wine Center

 Southwest Wine Center

Southwest Wine Center Set to Open Wines & Vines California wine programs announce building projects in Central Coast, Sonoma and Fresno. by Andrew Adams

Read more at:
Copyright © Wines & Vines

Learn more about our vineyard and the Southwest Wine Center Viticulture/Enology



YC Student Development

Eighth graders

"Eight-grade students from Oak Creek School visited Yavapai College last week for a scavenger hunt and tour to learn what they need to know to be prepared for college. They toured the nursing department, greenhouse, wine center and classrooms." Read more about this exciting experience in a recent article by Yvonne Gonzalez with the Verde Independent. Photo by: VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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Verde Valley Spring 2015 Enrollment Guide

VV Spring 2015 Enrollment Guide

Degrees, Certificates, and Courses at the Verde Valley Campus

Associate Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts in Elementary Education*
  • AA in Fine Arts(some courses may require attendance at the Prescott campus)
  • Associate of Business*
  • Associate of General Studies*

Associate of Applied Science

  • Accounting*
  • Computer Systems and Applications*
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Fire Science*
    *F2F required for students seeking firefighter certification
  • Management*
  • Nursing
  • Office Management*
  • Social and Human Services
  • Viticulture and Enology

*Student will participate in face-to-face and online coursework for program completion

Learn more about all the degrees offered at YC

Certificates (23)

  • Arizona General Education Curriculum - A*
  • Arizona General Education Curriculum - B*
  • Arizona General Education Curriculum - S
  • Accounting Assistant*
  • Administrative Office Specialist*
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Basic Tax
  • Bookkeeping
  • Computer Application Specialist*
  • Computer Networking Technician
  • Culinary Arts Fundamentals
  • Early Childhood Education – Advanced
  • Early Childhood Education – Basic
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Enology
  • Exercise Science/Sports Medicine
  • Fire Science - Basic Firefighter
  • Fitness Trainer/Instructor
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Management*
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Social and Human Services
  • Viticulture

*Student will participate in face-to-face and online coursework for program completion

Learn more about all the certificates offered at YC
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture Equine
  • Agricultural Science
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • College Honors Program
  • Computer Networking Technology
  • Communications
  • Creative Writing
  • Computer Systems & Applications
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film Media Arts
  • First Year ExperienceNew
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Math
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Education
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Recreation
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Student Success Skills
  • Theater
  • Viticulture and Enology

Search all available courses at YC