Emergency Information

Emergency status for Hartnell College

Current College Status

The campus safety and facilities emergency status bulletin telephone number is 831-796-6222. From a campus line, simply dial 6222. This line will announce any known emergency situations or outages on campus. To report an emergency, please contact campus security at 755-6888.


Official Announcements


There are no Official Announcements at this time.


Situation Reports

On 11/28/16 at about 7:10 pm Salinas emergency dispatch contacted Hartnell Security to report an attempted sexual assault had just occurred on Hartnell St. Salinas dispatch stated the victim was able to fight off the attacker and that the suspect was last seen heading Northbound on Hartnell St. towards Central Ave. (Suspect information below)

The suspect was described as being a medium build Hispanic male approximately 5'7" tall, with short hair and glasses, wearing a brown or grey sweater with dark colored jeans.

Anyone with possible suspect information is requested to contact Salinas P.D.

On Wednesday evening December 7, 2016 there was a sighting in the area of Central Park of the suspect from the attempted sexual assault that occurred on November 28, 2016.  

Description of suspect

19-20 years old


175 lbs, 5'7" tall​



If you have any information contact Salinas Police Detective Byron Gansen at (831) 758-7137 or at byrong@ci.salinas.ca.us. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Anonymous Tip Line at 831-775-4222, or the We-Tip Line at 1-800-78-CRIME, or text information to the Text Tip Line with the code "SPD831" to "847411".

Please be aware at all times of your surroundings and do not walk in the evening hours alone.

Please call Campus Security during evening hours for a security escort.  The Main Line is (831) 755-6888.


News and Information


Who to contact

Site Supervisor
Phone: 831-770-7000
C - Student Center
Office: C-136
Building: Student Center



Sergio Bindel Jr


David Robert Feustle