Course Registration

Welcome to Hartnell College, home of the Panthers. We hope that you will find the courses you need to reach your academic and career goals. Our team is here and ready to assist you!

To be able to register for courses, you will need to reset your password and create a DUO account. Follow the steps below.

Search the Schedule of Classes online.

Search by selecting Advanced Search and then choose the term you are interested in the Term dropdown box along with either a  Subject, Course Level, Course Number, or Course Section. 


Step 1: Password Reset
Link to reset password:

Password guidelines: 
The minimum number of characters is 10 and they must come from at least TWO of the following four groups:
*Uppercase characters A-Z (Latin alphabet)
*Lowercase characters a-z (Latin alphabet)
* Digits 0-9
*Special characters (!, $, #, %, etc.)

Step 2: Enroll in single sign-on with DUO

Link to enroll in DUO (PAWS Portal):


If students require further assistance, Chromebooks are set up in the Panther Learning Lab, located on the 2nd floor of Building B. This added resource is available Monday through Friday to help students reset passwords, enroll in DUO, and register for classes when it is available, or when the student is eligible.


To register for courses go to My Hartnell.

Guide on how to register for courses via My Hartnell

If you are registering for your first math or English course, please visit the Placement for Success page for guidance on using the placement tool.

Dual Enrollment students (K-8th grade) must register in person.

Pay all registration fees by the payment deadline to avoid being dropped from your classes. Pay on-line at My Hartnell. Click on Make a Payment. 

Hartnell courses will take place in multiple formats and may be fully online or require some face-to-face contact as listed.

  • Distance Education (DE) courses may be offered either asynchronously or synchronously and will be accessed through Canvas.
    • Asynchronous courses have virtual online instruction, with possible/optional real time teacher instruction and prepared course materials delivered through Canvas.
    • Synchronous courses have virtual online, REAL TIME instruction with MANDATORY SCHEDULED interactive online meeting times as listed.
  • In-Person - Some courses will require on-and off-campus face-to-face instruction to meet course objectives. Dates, times and locations for face-to-face classes will be listed or if may be TBD, to be determined.
  • There are also a variety of courses offered hybrid, meaning they are a combination of the above.

Check out the video below.

Enrollment Dates by Priority Registration

Each semester, students are given an enrollment appointment date and time. Students can find their enrollment appointment in My Hartnell via PAWS Self Serve. This appointment time is the earliest time students can enroll in classes. 

Students priority registration group and registration dates are determined by the completion of orientation, student education plan, the number of units completed at Hartnell College, and maintaining good academic standing. Students will lose priority registration if they are on academic or progress probation and/or have completed 100 or more degree-applicable units at Hartnell College. 

Online registration is available on the priority registration day and students may continue to register any day after until the day before the term begins.


Enrollment Dates by Priority Registration Levels & Types for Summer & Fall 2024

Enrollment Date        Priority Group Number Priority Group Orientation Student Education Plan
April 19   1

Continuing & First Time Students in the following programs:

  • DSPS
  • Foster Youth (including former foster youth students)
  • Homeless students
  • Veterans including active duty
  • Student parent (student who has a child under 18 years of age who will receive more than half of their support from that student)
  • Justice-impacted (a person who is currently or formerly incarcerated in a California correctional facility, or currently or formerly detained in a juvenile facility)



April 22   2

Continuing & First Time Students in the following programs:

  • DSPS Note Takers
  • Dual Enrollment CCAP (transitioning from high school as a First-Time College Student)
  • HEP
  • MESA
  • Student Athlete
  • SI Leaders
  • TRIO Program
Yes Yes
April 23 - 29   3

Continuing & First Time Student in the following categories:

  • April 23 - Continuing students with  32.0 - 60.9 earned units
  • April 24 - Continuing students with  15.0 - 31.9 earned units
  • April 25 - Continuing students with  61.0 - 99.9 earned units
  • April 26 - Continuing students with 0.3 - 14.9  earned units
  • April 29 - Continuing students with 0.0 - 0.29 earned units and First-Time students who have completed orientation, student education plan, and maintaining good academic standing.



April 30   4

Continuing, new first-time, returning, transfer students and students not in good academic standing.

Students must submit an online Application for Admission to be eligible to register. After submitting Applications for admissions  you will be eligible to register 5 days after applying and setting up secondary authentication. 



April 30   5 Continuing students exceeding 100 Hartnell College degree applicable units. No  No
April 30   6

Students not in Good Academic Standing

Enrollment Priority registration shall be lost at the first registration opportunity after a student is placed on academic or progress probation or any combination for two consecutive terms. Dismissed students must have an approved Reinstatement Appeal Petition submitted to be eligible to register.



April 30     Open Enrollment  


Summer 2024
May 20

Fall 2024 
August 5

  7 Dual Enrollment Non-CCAP (Concurrent: K-12) Students must submit an online Hartnell College application for admission and approved Dual Enrollment Non-CCAP form at least 5 days prior to the priority registration date to be eligible to register online. No No


Open Enrollment

Open enrollment follows the last priority enrollment period (priority group 6). All eligible students may enroll in classes during open enrollment.




Who To Contact

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

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 6pm

Friday: 8am - 1pm