Hartnell College

Dr. Patricia Hsieh

On behalf of the Hartnell College board of trustees, faculty, staff, and administration, I welcome you to our family of learning excellence. We are proud to provide students with a wide array of exceptional educational programs and student-focused services that will enable you to achieve your academic career goals. Our academic programs will prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution and our career education programs will prepare you to enter a variety of professional careers in the workforce today and tomorrow. As a student at Hartnell College you will have opportunities to participate in personal enrichment, artistic and cultural events, student organizations, athletic programs, and student leadership activities. Get involved…long standing research has demonstrated that students who are engaged in the campus community have greater success than those who don’t get involved.

Hartnell College is committed to student access, equity, inclusion, and student success. The central focus of the college is student learning first and we strive to create a stimulating learning environment. With a spirit of innovation and creativity, the faculty and staff constantly engage in activities designed to enhance the learning environment and to provide for the ever-changing needs of the students and the communities we serve. At Hartnell College you will find instructional excellence coupled with comprehensive and accessible learning support services.

Hartnell College is appreciated and admired by the communities it serves for its high quality academics, excellent facilities, forward thinking faculty and staff, outstanding support systems and effective management of resources. Hartnell College has a proud history of success and a future of unlimited possibilities. We look forward to adding you to our list of success stories.


See you on the campus…


Patricia C. Hsieh, Ed.D.



Who To Contact

  • Patricia C. Hsieh, Ed.D.


    Phone: 831-755-6700
    Building: E - College Administration (South)
    Office: Superintendent/President
    E - College Administration (South)
  • Lucille Serrano
    Executive Assistant to the Supt/Pres and Board of Trustees
    Phone: 831 755-6900
    Building: Hartnell College Main Campus
    Office: Superintendent/President
    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901
  • Cristina Zavala
    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 831-755-6900
    Building: Hartnell College Main Campus
    Office: Office of Superintendent/President
    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901