Financial Aid

HC Federal School Code: 001209

The Financial Aid staff looks forward to helping you discover the many ways to help make college affordable. Our priority is assisting students through the Financial Aid process.

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The purpose of financial aid programs is to remove financial barriers that may prevent you from pursuing your educational goals. By working on your application together, we can help you understand how to pay your way through college and you can reach your goals more quickly.

When you access financial assistance at Hartnell, you will begin to tailor your educational path to fulfill your aspirations, whether you want to transfer to a four-year university, earn a certificate of completion, or earn an associate degree.

Financial Aid programs attempt to fill the gap that may exist between the cost of education and the money available to students from family, employment, savings, and other resources. Hartnell’s Financial Aid programs assist students who might otherwise be unable to continue their education due to financial hardship.

We offer a variety of financial aid programs that are funded by government and private sources to help you get through college. These include grants, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and loan programs. Since there are so many ways to finance your education, Hartnell's Financial Aid Office can provide key information to help you access the kind of assistance to meet your unique needs. You can also use our NET PRICE CALCULATOR to get as estimate on how much it will cost to attend Hartnell and the amount of grants and scholarships you may qualify for at Hartnell.

We sincerely hope that you will count on us to help you through the entire financial aid process!

Fall 2016 BOGW Fee Waiver Changes


Fall 2016 BOG Fee Waiver Changes

Once you’ve qualified for the BOG Fee Waiver, it is important to ensure that you are meeting the academic and progress standards in order to avoid losing the fee waiver

Academic – Sustain a GPA of 2.0 or higher

If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 for two (2) consecutive primary terms (fall and spring semesters are primary terms at Hartnell College) you may lose your fee waiver eligibility

Progress – Complete more than 50% of your coursework

If the cumulative number of courses you successfully complete falls below 50% in two (2) consecutive primary terms (fall and spring semesters are primary terms at Hartnell College) you may lose your fee waiver eligibility.

Combination of Academic and Progress Standards

Any combination of two consecutive terms of cumulative GPA below 2.0 and/or cumulative course completion less than 50% may result in loss of fee waiver eligibility.

You will be notified within 30 days of the end of each term if you are being placed on either Academic (GPA) and/or Progress (Course Completion) probation.  Your notification will include the information that a second term of probation will result in loss of fee waiver eligibility.  After the second consecutive term of probation, you may lose eligibility for the fee waiver at your next registration opportunity.




Office Hours

Monday-Thursday - 8am-6pm

Fridays - 9am-1pm

*Hours are subject to change and will be posted at the entrance.

Financial Aid Lab for FAFSA & CA Dream Act Application Assistance

Student Services Building B room 121

PHONE: (831) 755-6806

FAX: (831) 759-6014