In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Financial Aid Office has transitioned to online services. Financial Aid staff are available to serve you through various methods.

Have a quick question?

Financial Aid staff is available to answer questions by login into Cranium Cafe's online chat during office hours with your Hartnell ID# and password. Once logged in, select a financial aid staff member who's light is green and says "Online Now," you can click "Knock on Door" and a financial aid staff member will assist you. 

Need to submit forms? 

Forms and questions may be submitted to finaid@hartnell.edu from your Hartnell email account. Please include your Hartnell ID number. Due to an increase in the volume of emails, please allow 3 to 5 days for processing. Please plan accordingly. Forms may also be faxed to (831)759-6014. 

Do you have general questions?

General questions may also be answered at any time via our CHATBOT or by calling 831-755-6806. Keep in mind that specific information about your financial aid cannot be released via telephone.  

You can also find helpful tutorial videos on our YouTube page or by checking out our FaTV videos!

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Financial Aid

The Hartnell College Financial Aid Office offers a variety of student support services that are designed to help you with the educational related expenses involved in reaching your educational goals.  

We offer a variety of financial aid programs that are funded by the federal government, the state and private sources. Since there are so many ways to finance your education, Hartnell's Financial Aid Office can provide key information to help you access the kind of assistance to meet your unique needs. You can also use our NET PRICE CALCULATOR  to get as estimate on how much it will cost to attend Hartnell and the amount of grants and scholarships you may qualify for at Hartnell.

Get started by applying online today! 

Which application should I complete?

Visit our FAFSA and CA Dream Act pages for more detailed information. 

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Due to COVID-19, our Money Monday labs have been temporarily postponed. You can  find helpful tutorial videos on our YouTube page. Check out our FaTV for helpful videos to help understand financial aid applications, processes, types of financial aid and more! 

Financial Aid Office Hours

Monday-Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

*Hours are subject to change.

Contact us:

PHONE: (831) 755-6806

FAX: (831) 759-6014

EMAIL: finaid@hartnell.edu