Now accepting applications for Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024.

*UPDATE: Due to recent application processing delays, please allow 1-4 business days*



An application for admissions to Hartnell College is required if you are a new student to Hartnell or are a returning student after an absence of one year or more.   Concurrent Enrollment students are required to submit a new application every term. 

Students may apply for admission by completing the online CCCApplication.  The application process is free and without obligation.  CCCapply is supported by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.  To begin the application process, please follow these steps.


STEP 1:   Log into OpenCCC Apply

New Users will need to create an OpenCCC account and Returning Users will sign in with their username and password.  (the username and password are OpenCCC is different than the My Hartnell username and password)

If you experience problems logging onto OpenCCC Apply, please call 1-877-247-4836 or email support@openccc.net


STEP 2:  Complete and Submit Online Application

Answer all questions to the best of your ability and be sure to click the "submit" button at the end of the application.  You will receive a confirmation email shortly after submitting your application for admissions.


 STEP 3:  Review Confirmation Emails: 

New Students will receive 2 follow-up emails.  

  • A Welcome to Hartnell email will arrive in your inbox soon after submitting the OpenCCC Application.  This email details for next Steps for Student Success
  • Followed by a New Applicant email containing your Hartnell Student ID# and instructions to log in to My Hartnell portal. 

Continuing/Returning Students will only receive one confirmation email and will be able to access their My Hartnell portal 1-4* working days after submitting their application. 

If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact the Admissions and Records Office at 831-755-6711 or email admissions@hartnell.edu



Please allow at least 2 working days before you register. 


El colegio Hartnell se ha asociado con CCCApply para facilitar el proceso de solicitud a los colegios comunitarios de California.  Oprima Begin Application Process para comenzar.


Who To Contact

  • Admissions and Records
    Phone: (831) 755-6711 Fax: (831) 759-6014
    Building: B - Student Services
    Office: B-121
    B - Student Services