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Conditions of Awards

In order to receive Financial Aid at Hartnell College, students must comply with certain conditions. Please review the Conditions of Awards for more information.

Educational Program Requirements

All students must be enrolled in an eligible program in order to receive Financial Aid Funds.  Please review the Educational Program Certification Requirements for more information.

Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility

Students are limited to six (6) full years of Pell Grant eligibility during their lifetime. Please become familiar with Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards in order to receive or continue to receive financial aid. Students must complete 67% of attempted coursework and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Please review our Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) webpage for more information and to review out policy.

Withdrawing from Courses

If the student withdraws/drops from their course(s) or from the College, their Financial Aid package may be adjusted in accordance with federal, state, and institutional policies. We strongly recommend that a student contact a financial aid office and their academic counselor BEFORE making a final decision regarding any such change. Students who drop courses may have to pay back some of the "Unearned" Financial Aid Funds they received. Please review Return to Title IV for more information.