Welcome to Hartnell College!

Taking the right English, English as a Second Language, and, or math class is very important to save you time and money. This is one of the most important first steps to make sure you are successful in your college career and meet your goals. We believe all students should have the opportunity to begin in transfer-level coursework, regardless of past school or previous assessment experiences! 

Please check out the video below for guidance in using the Online Placement Tool

Placement Tool Tutorial Video

Before using the Online Placement Tool please note, you will need to know your P.A.W.S account login information or your placement results will not be saved.


Online Placement Tool 

We want to make sure that you are confident in your course placement. If you need additional guidance, or do not have the high school information needed to use the tool, call the Hartnell College Placement Office at (831) 759-6054 leave a voicemail and someone will get back to you, or reach us at placement@hartnell.edu


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*Due to Campus Closure, Placement Workshops are cancelled until further notice. Please take advantage of our Online Placement Tool above.