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

Campus Notification Timely Warning

Campus Safety received a report of a Sexual Assault

These timely warning messages are part of Hartnell Community College Districts commitment to provide campus-area crime information in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or, Clery Act, as it is commonly known.

Incident Date

July 2017

Incident Type

Sexual Assault/ Forced


E- Building

Suspect Description

Known to victim

Incident Information

The Salinas Police Department notified, Hartnell College Campus Safety that a Sexual Assault by Force occurred in Building E between two current students, sometime in July of 2017.  The report was made known to Salinas Police Department on February 17, 2018.  They brought the entirety of the incident it to the attention of Hartnell College on March 23, 2018.  An arrest was made March 23, 2018. 

Prevention Information

It is a priority for the Hartnell Community College District that, faculty, staff, students, and guests are safe.  If ever you feel unsafe report your concern to any Campus Safety Officer or any employee. If you feel uneasy about a situation trust your instincts and attempt to interrupt the chain of events.  Consider utilizing an escort.  Be mindful of the location of the blue light emergency phones and utilize them in the event you feel threatened or there is an emergency.  Use the buddy system and watch out for each other.  Understand consent; people who are incapacitated, forced or impaired by alcohol or drugs cannot give consent.

Additional Information for victims of sexual assault can be found at https://www.hartnell.edu/assistance-victims-sexual-assault.



News and Information


Who to contact

Site Supervisor
Phone: 831-770-5000
T - Campus Safety
Building: Portable Buildings