Established in 1920.

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.
Recognized for Innovation.

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.  
Student success is our priority.

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 takes the win!

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.
Team makes history.

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.
Tradition continues.

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

Oct 13, 2014
Our Veterans Club is doing the Cookie mix sales fundraiser again as we did in the spring.  We have two options available chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin for $7 jar.  We are taking pre-orders as of today and will do so through October 31st.   Our fundraisers are done with the... Read more
Oct 3, 2014
Dear Hartnell Community, Great news!  The first day of the Salad Bar service is Monday, October 6, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. The Nutrition class has been working closely with Cafeteria Manager, Jill Sweeney at the Grille to make this new service a success. The students in FCS 23 have a research... Read more
Sep 5, 2014
SALINAS, Calif. - On Saturday, November 15, 2014, Hartnell College and its Athletics Department present the Second Annual Hartnell College Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA. This event will induct 13 honorees in a day filled with celebration, cheer, and a... Read more
Jul 23, 2014
Dear Hartnell College Community, Per the Report of the External Evaluation Team from the Accrediting Commision for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), I am pleased to inform you that the Commission took action to remove Hartnell College from 'probation' and issue 'warning'. (click... Read more
Jan 30, 2014
Hartnell College named 568 students to its Dean’s List and another 649 students to the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2013 semester. All 1,217 honor students were enrolled in at least 12 units for the semester. Dean’s List students earned a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.49 on a 4.0... Read more
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Press Releases

Oct 3, 2014
SALINAS, Calif. – The Hartnell College Speech Club had a great start to their 2014-2015 competitive... Read more
Oct 1, 2014
SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is happy to announce the Sylvano and... Read more
Jul 7, 2014
SALINAS, Calif. - Hartnell Community College District is pleased to announce the addition of 21... Read more

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