Student Services

Campus Store

A variety of school supplies and materials can be purchased in The Hangar, Perry Technical Institute’s campus store. Clothing and other items with the PTI logo are also available in both The Hanger and online at Textbooks are not carried in the campus store; they can be purchased online at

Career Services

As a student or graduate of Perry Tech, assistance with resume building, interviewing techniques, job-search strategies, and other career-planning support is available.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Career Services at or 509.453.0374.

Financial Aid and Program Funding

Perry Technical Institute offers assistance with applying for federal financial aid (FAFSA), state financial aid (WASFA) as well as information about work study programs, VA benefits, and alternate funding sources. Visit for more information regarding funding resources. For assistance with financial concerns, contact or

Student Life

Perry Pantry is a food bank located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC). The pantry is accessible to all students and operates on the same hours as the LRC: Monday, 6:30 am to 6:30 pm, and Tuesday through Thursday, 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. Perry Pantry is supported primarily by donations from faculty, staff, and other students. If you have questions regarding the pantry or how to make a donation, please contact the Foundation Office. 

Hire Attire is a career clothing closet available to Perry students who are preparing for interviews. It is filled with basic articles of new clothing to help students put their best selves forward.  Please see Career Services for more information. This program is made possible by community grants, staff and faculty donations. Contributions can be made through the Foundation Office. 

Harriet's Kitchen

Harriet's Kitchen is located on the west end of Matson Hall. Harriet's Kitchen offers a variety of breakfast, lunch, snack items, and beverages at affordable prices. Harriet's Kitchen opens at 6:30 am and closes at 3:00 pm daily. They provides services for Perry Technical Institute only. 


Tutoring services are free of charge for current students. Students who wish to sign up for tutoring may do so by communicating with their instructor. Availability of tutors may vary by subject. The instructor may issue mandatory tutoring at any time. In the event of mandatory tutoring, the student is required to attend all mandated tutoring sessions. Failure to do so will result in additional sanctions, up to and including dismissal from the program.

Veterans Affairs

Perry Tech has been recognized by Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs as a Partner for Veteran Supportive Campuses. We offer a variety of services to assist veterans as they continue their education after serving our country. Located in the main office, Perry Tech’s School Certifying Official assists veterans in applying for financial aid and certification through the VA. Perry Tech is also served by a Veteran Advisor who is available to assist veterans and their families with any issues they encounter adjusting to civilian life. Perry Tech sponsors the Veterans Alliance which meets monthly on campus. The mission of the Veterans Alliance is to honor current active duty military and veterans through community service, camaraderie, and support. For information on the services Perry Tech provides to veterans, please email our Veteran Advisor at

Learning Resource System

The school’s Learning Resource System materials are integrated into the school’s curriculum and program requirements as a mechanism to enhance the educational process and to facilitate positive learning outcomes for students. Perry Technical Institute provides learning resource materials that are commensurate with the level of education provided and appropriate to the courses of study in sufficient quantity and scope to meet the educational objectives of each program. Perry Technical Institute has a partnership with the Yakima Valley Libraries which provides Perry students with 24/7 access to a complete collection of online libraries and databases. In addition, the library offers computers, books, internet access, and research assistance. Students will be required to obtain a Yakima Valley Library Card upon enrollment. Students will be trained to locate and use information through the learning resource system.

The PTI Learning Resource Center is located off the Michael G. Smith Hallway. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (excluding school closures and holidays).


Currently enrolled students can receive official copies of their transcripts at any time at no charge by requesting a copy in person or emailing from their school email account. Former students who would like copies of transcripts will be charged $3.75 for each electronic transcript and $8 for each official transcript. Transcripts can be ordered online through the National Student Clearinghouse at Current and former students can access their unofficial transcript free of charge at any time at