Joseph Cassius Lamplain

"I will always remember the valuable lessons I learned at MPC. I will miss the campus as I continue my education at the University of Hawaii."

Joseph Cassius Lamplain
Class of 2014

Welcome to Monterey Peninsula College!

Kim-McGinnis-smallAs your Vice President of Student Services, I am here to help you succeed in reaching your goals.  I am pleased to welcome you to our website where you will find a description of the programs and services that we offer in the Student Services division.  These student services include: Counseling & Career Services, Admissions and Records, Student Financial Services, Student Health Services, International Student Services, Veteran’s Assistance, Child Development Center, Access Resource Center, Testing, Athletics and Student Activities.

To those students who are new to our College, I extend a warm welcome and a special invitation for you to visit so that I can more personally greet you! Those of you who are returning have already experienced the excitement, rigors and challenges of academic life, and I urge you to continue your commitment to learning and reaching your goals.

Monterey Peninsula College offers degrees ranging from certificates to Associate’s Degrees utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.  The Student Services Division is here to support and assist you with your studies and removing obstacles to your success.  While you are here, make the most of the opportunities afforded to you. Meet other students. Get involved in campus life.

I look forward to seeing you around campus!


Dr. Kim McGinnis
Vice President of Student Services

Our Mission: Student Services strives to assist the student to identify and update goals and educational plans, to identify barriers that prevent students from achieving their goals and to develop strategies for the delivery of academic support.

To accomplish this goal Monterey Peninsula College offers the following programs and services, click on a program to view more information.