MPC classes and student services are currently being offered fully online. Click for COVID-19 info for students.


During these trying times, counselors are available to support students in the following modalities:


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Schedule a Phone Appointment with a Counselor

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 Schedule a Cranium Cafe (Video) Appointment with a Counselor

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Drop-In to Speak with a Counselor

Available Tuesday - Thursday

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Send an Email to a Counselor


For brief questions, select the “Ask a Counselor” option through your WebReg account.


Video - How to Schedule a Counseling Appointment

Video - How to Register for Courses

Schedule Building Worksheet


Counselors are available to assist students with education planning, coursework evaluation, and examine various academic and career requirements.  Personal counseling and guidance is also available including discussing concerns about current courses and available community and campus resources during these trying times.

Mission Statement

Counseling is a student services program that provides a multidimensional approach to serving a diverse student population by facilitating learning, academic and career achievement, and personal development.  The program's approach aligns with the mission statement of Monterey Peninsula College.

Student Area Outcome

The Counseling Department supports student learning by helping students utilize appropriate resources to identify and develop their academic and career goals.