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Join us for the Hartnell College 2022 Semesters!

JUMP to the STEP you are at  and use the links below each STEP for additional Information!

We are focused on Health and Safety for All and you'll see more online and Hybrid courses then ever before!


1 - Application for Admission

Begin Application Process

NewReturning and Dual Enrollment Students are required to have a current application.


3 - P.A.W.S. Student Account

Set-up P.A.W.S. for Students

After applying you will recieve an email with important information pertaining to your Hartnell ID number, P.A.W.S. log in information, and Gmail information.


4 - Vaccination

Upload Proof of Vaccination

NEW Requirement for ALL Students!  This may take 24-48 hours to process and is required before Registration.

5 - Student Orientation

Student Orientation

For NEW Students - To complete Orientation you will need your P.A.W.S student ID number and password.


6 - Student Placement

Student Placement

Obtain course placement in Math, English, or English as a Second-Language.


8 - Register for Classes

Register for Classes

Visit the registration page for more information regarding Registration for classes. Pay all registration fees to avoid being dropped from your classes. Please see the Payment Deadline Dates.


9 - Student CatCard

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Student CatCard

Hartnell College CatCard (Student ID card) is the official identification, library and on campus debit card