Student Life

The Office of Student Life is committed to engaging students in extracurricular and co-curricular activities to increase student retention, provide leadership opportunities that will complement future career goals, and provide professional development to meet student needs and maintain a well-balanced student experience. To stay informed about campus activities, opportunities, clubs, scholarships, SGA and other student opportunities, "Like" us on Facebook.

Yakima Humane Society Dog Walking

Monday - Friday from 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturdays from 12:00 - 3:30 pm or (509) 457-6854 ext. 106

Northwest Harvest

Sort and re-package bulk food into family sized portions for distribution to local food banks. It’s amazing to see how much can be accomplished in just two hours! or 509-453-4407

Yakima Union Gospel Mission

Do you want to volunteer one time, fulfill community service hours, or help out during the holiday season?

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Charlotte or (509) 853-4305

To coordinate volunteer groups large or small, contact Director of Volunteer Services David Wells or (509) 853-4370

Yakima Rotary Food Bank

  • You can volunteer on Thursdays from 8:00 AM until approximately noon to help prepare food for distribution.
  • You can volunteer on Friday mornings from 8:00 until noon to help distribute food.

 office​ or (509) 853-8918

Habitat for Humanity

Currently looking for construction, office, and store volunteers for building in Toppenish, Grandview, and Tieton.

Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM during Tuesday - Saturday

Rod's House

At Rod's House, you will help empower youth who are homeless to reach their full potential. Some of this may include helping with projects around the house, serving a meal, or just talking to a young person about their day. or 509-895-2665

Yakima Greenway

From coordinating special events to pulling weeds and planting flowers, over 500 volunteers a year help keep the Greenway a very special place for the entire community to enjoy. or 509-453-8280

Catholic Charities

Bring hope to life with Catholic Charities serving Central Washington. 

For volunteer opportunities please contact:

Becki Lambert (Volunteer Manager) @ 



  • DJ Club
  • Heritage University Native American Club
  • Heritage University Nursing Students of Washington State

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Student Life

Student Travel

In order to participate in student travel, students must comply with the Heritage University Student Travel Procedures Manual. Complete the following form to submit your request for student travel.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all who hope to participate in student travel must be fully vaccinated prior to departure and receive a negative COVID-19 test.


Student Travel & Activity Release Form