Though our campuses remain closed to protect everyone’s health and safety, Hartnell College continues to provide online instruction, academic support and student services.

We understand that this is a difficult time for you and your families, and we are here to support your learning and your well-being in every way we can. We join you in pursuit of your goals and what they mean to you and your loved ones.

The King City Education Center offers its students the opportunity to complete some or all of their education in South Monterey County. Our center is in the process of expanding both our building (see image to the right) and our class offerings. If you are interested in studying at Hartnell Community College and our location in King City is the most convenient for you, we look forward to finding a way to serve your education needs.

We offer classes in administration of justice, anthropology, astronomy, biology, business, computer science and information systems, early childhood education, economics, English, English as a second language, family and consumer studies, history, mathematics, music, photography, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish, speech, and more!

Need Help? Live Virtual Help Desk Available Now!
To visit our Hartnell General Virtual Help Desk and other college Help Desks, click HERE


*Now available for Hartnell students at the King City Education Center, between 6:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Please access the wireless signal from your vehicles and observe social distancing!

*We encourge students who are looking for information pertaining to South County Education Service to please email us at 

*For any students requesting a chromebook and/or hotspot, please visit the following link: **It is now first come, first served!!


New Student Orientation Video is Up NOW!




Who To Contact

  • Mostafa Ghous
    Dean of South County

    Phone: 831-386-7101
    Building: King City
    Office: KC-218
    117 North Second St. King City, CA 93930
  • Carolina Silveira 
    Administrative Assistant III

    Phone: 831-386-7126
    Building: King City
    Office: KC- 121
    117 North Second St. King City, CA 93930

Aquí somos orgullosos y contentos hablar en espanol.
If you would like more information, a good way to begin is by exploring this website or by contacting us in person, by email, or by phone:
King City Education Center
117 North Second St. King City, CA 93930  (831) 386-7100  
News and Announcements 
  • Stay home and stay healthy!
  • Summer 2021 Deadlines:
    • Register/Add Classes between: April 22-May 13
    • FAFSA & CA DREAM ACT: April 23
    • CA Promise Grant: May 7
    • Payment Deadline: Thursday, May 13
  • Fall 2021 Deadlines:
    • Register/Add Classes between: April 22-May 27
    • FAFSA & CA DREAM ACT: May 7
    • CA Promise Grant: May 21
    • Payment Deadline: Thursday, May 27
Monterey County Emergency Rental Assistance  
If you have lost income due to the impact of COVID-19 on our community, you may be eligible for rent and utility assistance.
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