• Ready for Spring?

    Priority Registration has begun! Check out the class schedules and register soon to get the classes you need! Early Spring term starts Jan 2, 2018 and Spring session begins Jan 22nd!

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  • Lifelong Curiosity

    Over the past several decades retired CA Congressman Sam Farr has carried a camera with him, documenting his daily life and work. Don't miss this diverse collection now on display!

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  • MPC is Family Friendly!!

    MPC was honored to be recognized by Bright Beginnings and the Monterey County Chamber of Commerce as a "Child Welcoming" business and as a "Family Friendly Employer."

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  • MPC Printmakers on Exhibit!

    Using contemporary printmaking techniques, MPC Printmakers have added their voices to the international artistic project, “SHARED SEAS” on exhibit in Pacific Grove.

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  • WORK HARD, PLAY HARDER

    Shout out to MPC football team and the successful season they're having! Support our Lobos at the final home game on November 11, as we strive for another win!

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  • Sharing the Dream

    Please take time to read this heartfelt message from Dr. Walt Tribley regarding our love and support for the special California State Dream Act students here at MPC.

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  • Library Extends Hours!!

    The MPC Library is a great place to study and has just expanded their hours of operation to better serve the students!

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Campus News

  • MPC's Literary Magazine, Scheherazade, is accepting submissions! MPC's Literary Magazine, Scheherazade, is accepting submissions!

    MPC students are encouraged to submit original creative works, short fiction, poetry, memoir, novel excerpts, photography, and graphic art, online now through March 10th, 2018.

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  • Holiday Depression Holiday Depression

    Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and anxiety during the months of November and December may cause even those who are usually content to experience loneliness and a lack of fulfillment.

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  • Coat Drive Coat Drive

    Warm coats are being collected in bins in the Student Center, until November 28th, to be distributed to homeless persons in Monterey.

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  • Visa Card Drawing - benefiting the MPC Veteran's Club Visa Card Drawing - benefiting the MPC Veteran's Club

    Help Support the MPC Veteran's Club! Participate in our fundraising efforts by purchasing a raffle ticket for $5!

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  • ECE Lab School Fundraiser! ECE Lab School Fundraiser!

    Get your tickets now for the Early Childhood Lab School fundraiser, proceeds will be used to fund field trips, special guests and to provide scholarships for families in need! Drawing on Dec 8th - Grand Prize is 2 tickets (2 days, one park) to Disneyland!

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  • What is Homelessness? What is Homelessness?

    Homelessness is a problem that can affect anyone of us. You’re considered homeless if you lack a fixed address or if you sleep in places not meant for human habitation — alleys, parks, cars and abandoned buildings, for example. Community Colleges offer valuable resources to the homeless population.

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  • MPC Art Gallery Presents "Life Long Curiosity: The Photographs of Sam Farr" MPC Art Gallery Presents "Life Long Curiosity: The Photographs of Sam Farr"

    Please join us to experience the eclectic color photographs by our retired U.S. Congressman!

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  • Shared Seas: Work by the MPC Printmakers Shared Seas: Work by the MPC Printmakers

    To work on the oceans, play in the bays, be cooled by ocean breezes. Worldwide we are connected through the seas. Using contemporary printmaking techniques, the MPC Printmakers have added their voices to the international artistic project titled, “SHARED SEAS,” resulting in this timely and thoughtful exhibition at the Pacific Grove Art Center, Nov. 3 - Dec. 15.

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  • MPC Selected As Family Friendly Workplace in Monterey! MPC Selected As Family Friendly Workplace in Monterey!

    MPC is proud to announce that this Fall they were acknowldged by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Development Initiative as both a Family Friendly and Child Welcoming Business in Monterey County!

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  • Get prepared! Get prepared!

    Throughout the world, there are one "great" (magnitude 8.0 or more), 18 "major" (7.0-7.9), 120 "large" (6.0-6.9) and 1,000 "moderate" (5.0-5.9) earthquakes in an average year. Each year, California generally gets two or three earthquakes large enough to cause moderate damage to structures (magnitude 5.5 and higher). When disasters strike it is important to be prepared ... here's some info to help you prepare for an earthquake!

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Message from the President

Welcome to Monterey Peninsula College!

Congratulations for making higher education and MPC a priority in your personal journey. Not only is a high quality education the best way to improve your options for a brighter future, it is often a life-changing experience that will help you chart a course for personal and professional success.  Our talented faculty and staff are ready to engage you and help you reach your goals and, perhaps, set some new goals.

Thank you for choosing MPC.  Expect to learn.  Expect to be challenged.  Expect the best.

Dr. Walter Tribley
Superintendent/President