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Evaluation of Records from Other Colleges/Universities

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Official transcripts of all previous college coursework should be sent to the Admissions & Records Office. Official high school transcripts should be sent as well if you plan on using any coursework to meet any course prerequisites if applicable. Admissions & Records should receive these transcripts at least two weeks before you plan on enrolling at Hartnell College. Send transfer transcripts to the address below:

Hartnell College
Admissions & Records
411 Central Avenue
Salinas CA 93901



If you have met the prerequisite at another college, or in high school, make an appointment to see a Hartnell Counselor prior to registration to complete a Prerequisite Clearance Form. Prerequisite Clearance forms take two working days to process so plan ahead!

Hartnell College students pursuing an Associate Degree or Certificate may request evaluation of previous college or university credit after the completion of 6.0 units at Hartnell. It is the students responsibility to 1) request official transcripts be mailed directly to the Admissions Office and 2) submit an evaluation request form. The institution must have been accredited at the time of attendance. The student may consult the Accredited Institutions of Post Secondary Education list at the Admissions Office. Credit may also be allowed for college-level USAFI courses and for formal courses taken at military service schools if such credit is recommended in the American Council on Education Guide.

Students with Foreign Credit:

Students who have completed college or university level courses outside of the United States and are requesting credit at Hartnell College, must submit a Request for Transfer Credit Evaluation after the completion of 6.0 units at Hartnell.

It is the responsibility of the student to provide all required documentation to the Admissions & Records Office.
  • Official foreign transcripts.
  • Official Transcript Evaluation. Transcript evaluations must be completed by a Credential Evaluation Service. Reports MUST include course-by-course reports with semester unit equivalencies and letter grades.
  • Detailed Course Descriptions may be required for you to provide for those courses you hope to transfer, or college catalog in English.
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    Students with Advanced Placement Credit:


    Students who have completed Advanced Placement Courses and are requesting credit at Hartnell College, must submit a Request for Transfer Credit Evaluation after the completion of 6.0 units at Hartnell.

    It is the responsibility of the student to provide all required documentation to the Admissions & Records Office.
    Official Advance Placement Results from the College Board.

     



    Students with Military Credit:

    Non-Traditional Credit (Military Courses, MOS, DANTES, etc.)
    Credit for military school experience and MOS will be limited to a maximum of 30 semester units commensurate with graduation requirements and course offerings. Students wishing to use military credit may request evaluation of their military credit after the completion of 6.0 units at Hartnell.

    It is the studentís responsibility to provide all required documents to the Admissions & Records Office.
    • Official military transcripts
    • A copy of your DD214
    • A Transfer Credit Evaluation Petition
    Here are the websites to request transcripts directly from the military branches:
    The Army/ (AARTS):
    http://aarts.army.mil

    The Sailor/Marine/ACE Registry Transcript (SMART):
    https://www.navycollege.navy.mil/transcript.html

    The Community College of the Air Force (CCAF):
    http://www.maxwell.af.mil/au/ccaf/transcripts.asp

    The Coast Guard Institute:
    http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cgi/Resources/Institute_Forms/CG_form_1564.html