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Congratulations! You have been accepted to Hartnell College for Fall 2023! We are delighted that you will be joining our college community and look forward to supporting your educational success.

Financial support is an important factor in ensuring students can achieve their goals. Make sure you complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) to receive the maximum financial assistance possible as you prepare to enroll. Additional scholarship opportunities, and other support for first-time, full-time enrolled students, may be available for those who qualify.

To begin your academic journey, listed below are your next steps to officially enroll.

  1. To confirm your acceptance, complete the Hartnell College CCCApply application at
  2.  Look for an email from Hartnell College containing your student ID# and Hartnell student email.
  • Follow the instructions to access P.A.W.S. Hartnell student portal and set up your dual authentication.
  • Gain support and participate in Panther Prep Day (priority registration) on April 28 -29 or during an onsite visit at your high school.

If you have questions, or require additional assistance with the enrollment process, please do not hesitate to contact your college experience guide.

Maria de Leon, Program Assistant I Phone: (831) 770-6167
Hartnell College Soledad Education Center Email:

Important links:
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
California Dream Act
Hartnell College Scholarships
Salinas Valley Promise

We are here to make your entry to college as smooth as possible and look forward to celebrating your future success. On behalf of faculty and staff, welcome to Hartnell College!

Michael Gutierrez Signature

Michael Gutierrez
Hartnell Community College District