Catalog Introduction

Monterey Peninsula College is a community college accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The College is open to high school graduates and all others 18 years of age or older who may profitably pursue a course of study. 6th-12th grade students (12 years of age or older) may attend with written approval from their school principal and their parent(s) or guardian(s) prior to registering. 6th-8th grade students need additional approval from the Dean of Student Services. Approvals will not be granted after classes begin.

Call (831) 646-4002 for registration information.

Monterey Peninsula College will make available, upon request, alternate formats (large print, Braille, audio tape, or E-text) of its written publications, such as the College catalog, announcements, meeting minutes, and job announcements. Requests for alternative media should be made to the Access Resource Center (831-646-4070). Relay service accepted. This publication is intended to serve students as a guide to program planning, institutional services, and regulations for attendance at Monterey Peninsula College. The College reserves the right to change the regulations, fees and other information contained in the catalog without prior notice.

The 2024-2025 Monterey Peninsula College Catalog was approved by the Governing Board on May 22, 2024 and is effective for the 2024-2025 academic year (July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025).