Computer Lab filled with Computers

Computer Labs



Who are we and what do we do?  Well, if it has to do with computing, then we can probably help!  Not only do we offer a variety of flexible, self-paced computer courses, but we are your one-stop shop for tech-related questions.  So, if you still have a hard time figuring out what exactly the Cloud is or can't get that pesky Hanging Indent to work in Word, can't seem to figure out how to upload/download that assignment on Etudes, OR you just can't seem to send that email attachment, come by we've got you covered!  One of the best things about our lab is that there is always an instructor on hand to assist you with your computer or sofware needs.  All of our courses are available to add at least 12 weeks into the semester (see lab instructor for details) and you get to work at your own pace!  But THE BEST part is, many of our services are FREE and we are ope to ALL HARTNELL STUDENTS.  We are located in Building E, Room 211 and invite you to visit our lab and the great people who are there to serve you.

For more information Contact:

Cheryl O'Donnell, Computer Lab Specialist:  831.755.6740 or via email:


Note:  The Hartnell Computer Center does not offer services related to computer/mobile device repair.



In accordance with its mission of ensuring that all students shall have equal access to a quality education and the opportunity to pursue and achieve their goals, it is also the college’s responsibility to ensure that students who graduate with an AA or AS degree should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

Communication Skills

Students will demonstrate reading comprehension and expository writing skills at a college level.
Information Skills
Students will define information needs, access information efficiently and effectively, evaluate information critically, and use information ethically.
Critical Thinking/Problem solving
Students will use quantitative and logical reasoning to analyze information, evaluate ideas, and solve problems.
Global Awareness
Students will demonstrate knowledge of global interdependence; others’ values, cultures and beliefs; and the ability to describe one’s own cultural heritage.
Aesthetic Appreciation
Students will critically reflect upon works of visual and performing arts in a diverse cultural context.
Personal Growth and Responsibility
(a) Students will select lifestyle choices that promote physical and mental well-being.
(b) Students will demonstrate the importance of being an informed, ethical, and active citizen in their community and the world.