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Wednesday April 24, 2019



Address, phone #, web address:

500 College Drive

PO Box 2799

Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5K4

(867) 668-8800 or 1-800-661-0504



Yukon College is a community college located in the northern part of Canada within the Yukon Territory. The College’s main campus is in Whitehorse. The college was founded in 1983 to replace the Yukon Vocational and Technical Training Centre that had been operating since the 1960s. The college consists of 13 campuses that are spread throughout the Territory.

The college offers a wide variety of certificate, diploma and degree programs within 5 academic areas – the School of Access, School of Science, Trades and Technology, School of Health, Education and Human Services, School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Management, Tourism and Hospitality. The college also provides students with the option of transferring the first two years for University credit.


University Chancellor/dean:

Chancellor – Geraldine Van Bibber

President – Dr. Karen Barnes




Motto: “Start here, go anywhere”

Established: 1963

Type: Public

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon

Mascot: Luna the Loon


Tuition & Fees:

Tuition fees vary with citizenship status and program. Fees are currently under review and can change at any given time. Please refer to the official website for full details.



The School of Access

School of Science

Trades and Technology

School of Health

Education and Human Services

School of Liberal Arts

The School of Management

Tourism and Hospitality



A variety of scholarships are available for students to assist in financing their studies.



The college is opened year round. The college has a large gymnasium that is used at times for trade shows, exhibitions, plenary sessions or formal dinners.

Classrooms vary from smaller 12 seat classrooms, to 80-seat lecture halls.

The cafeteria dining area is a large, naturally lit space that seat up to 299 people.

Student residence buildings are sometimes available during May to August. The Ayamdigut Campus is located on a scenic hilltop, surrounded on three sides by forest with a system of hiking trails. The site is serviced by the City transit system and is accessible for people with handicaps.



The gymnasium is open to students and staff at noon from Monday to Friday for indoor sports. A weight room is also available for self-directed use on a drop-in basis.  Short-term classes in dance, Tai Chi and other exercises are offered at different times throughout the school year. Refer to the calendar of events for specific times and dates.



The library collection consists of more than 39, 000 volumes of books as well as e-books, maps, DVDs, videos, CDs and CD-ROMs. The library also carries material for specific subjects, which include environmental studies, First Nations studies, northern studies and women’s studies. Items within the libraries reference collection cannot be borrowed. The library also subscribes to about 350 periodicals in print, not to mention many more outline databases. Computer labs are also equipped with the latest computer technology. Please refer to the Resource section of the library’s website to learn more.