Hartnell College was established in 1920. 
campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City
The Hartnell CCD serves over 15,000 students annually through its main
Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout
the Salinas Valley. We are growing leaders through
opportunity, engagement, and achievement.

Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships
fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics.
that support world class STEM education, career technical education,
 Our students are in an amicable environment, surrounded by opportunities
and engagement for a college experience they will enjoy.  

Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training,
universities.  We have teaching excellence in all majors and certificate programs.
basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and
Our faculty are experts and experienced individuals with student success as their priority.

Hartnell Community College District is proud of the Hayward Engineering and Architectural
In April 2014, they participated in the Mock Architecture Firm Competition - International and
Research Team (HEART), champions of the 2014 International Firm of the Year Award!  
National Skyscraper Challenge in Chicago.  This is the first time in the competition’s
six-year history that a community college takes the win.
Hartnell students Luis Lopez, Steven Mendenhall, Jaida Johnson, and Anthony Miranda,
impressed the judges with their design and professionalism.

On Sunday, December 8, 2013, Hartnell’s Men Soccer team made history by becoming this year’s
Mt. San Antonio College 1-0. The entire Hartnell team is comprised of young men from our local
California Community College Athletics Association’s (CCCAA) State Champions, after beating
communities; their accomplishment creates a sense of tremendous pride for Hartnell College,
their families, and their communities.  In the Nation, the team took the second place.

Hartnell College has a rich athletic tradition and a long history of success that spans over
This new tradition continues in 2014 with 13 new deserving hall of famers to be honored in
the past 80 years.  In 2013, the Athletics Hall of Fame was established with 13 inductees.
November.  The Athletics Hall of Fame was established to recognize the inductees for their
dedication and accomplishments as well as to show our appreciation for their contributions
and being a vital part of our rich history within the community.

Student Support Programs these programs are at HC to assist you in being a successful student!

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Counseling Services are available to support your educational goals.  Drop in for Express Counseling or make an appoinment...

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P.A.W.S. (Personal Access Web Services) is for Hartnell College Students.  It's where you can manage your Hartnell College...

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Registration Get started by following these simple “Steps for Success"

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Student Support Programs these programs are at HC to assist you in being a successful student!

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Financial Aid programs attempt to fill the gap that may exist between the cost of education and the...

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The Foundation’s Fundraising Priorities for 2012-2017 include major facilities and innovative programming, student success,...

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The Hartnell College Foundation supports the Culture of Philanthropy on campus and builds relationships in the community...

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Education is a vital investment for a healthy and vibrant community. A Planned Gift preserves the quality of education for...

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In The News

Apr 20, 2015
Study Math in a friendly, no-stress environment where you'll learn to study efficeintly, prepare effectively for math tests and acquire skills and confidence that will help you suceed at Hartnell College.  
Apr 14, 2015
Effective June 1, 2015 Monday – Thursday    8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m. Friday                          9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Read more
Mar 19, 2015
The 2015 Summer Session has begun. All students can now go to PAWS and register for the summer session. For more information, visit the Student page at http://www.hartnell.edu/students/ where you can view the Summer schedule of classes, register for classes, log on to PAWS and also find information... Read more
Mar 18, 2015
Salinas, CA – SpringFEST 2015 is spreading its wings at The Western Stage like a butterfly leaving the cocoon after a long winter’s nap…changed and never the same.  Updated workshops, classes and performance information are revealed below and the community is invited to attend.  ... Read more
Dec 2, 2014
The new science building will be the centerpiece of the main campus. The building will feature a new planetarium along with teaching facilities for biology, microbiology, chemistry, astronomy, physics, and anatomy. Construction is projected to take 19 months and is expected to open in early 2016.... Read more
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Press Releases

May 21, 2015
SALINAS, Calif. – The Hartnell Community College District (HCCD) Governing Board ... Read more
May 14, 2015
SALINAS, Calif. – On Saturday, May 16, 2015, Hartnell College and the Literacy Campaign for... Read more
May 14, 2015
SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell College and the Communication Studies Department present the ... Read more

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