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College Success Resources for Faculty: Welcome!

Helping Students Succeed


This guide collects resources aimed at supporting student success at Monterey Peninsula College.  You will find resources written expressly for faculty teaching "basic skills" courses, as well as more general information useful for addressing issues and barriers that affect the success and persistence of all types of students.  

Also be sure to check out MPC's Got Success? website, which has lots of great information for students. When students come to you with questions related to their success, you may find the answers here.

Strategies for Critical Thinking Skills

Interested in concrete strategies you can use in the classroom to improve students' critical thinking skills?

Click on the link below to hear Dr. Sandra McGuire, DIrector of the Center for Academic Success at Lousiana

State University, Baton Rouge.

3CSN Events

California Community Colleges' Success Network (3CSN)

3CSN's stated mission is to "develop leaders in California community colleges who have the capacity to facilitate networks of faculty, staff, and students for curricular and institutional redesigns in support of increased student access, success, equity, and completion."

Annual CCCSN events include:

  • Links9: Embedding College & Career Readiness Skills Across the Curriculm
  • Reading Apprenticeship Workshops
  • California Acceleration Project (CAP)
  • Habits of MInd (HoM)
  • BSI Coordinators'Workshop
  • BSI Leadership Conference
  • Strengthening Student Success Conference
  • Regional Events

For registration and additional information about these and other 3CSN events, click HERE or contact Ann Foster (, Northern California Learning Network Coordinator.

Faculty Workspace

Here are some locations for faculty to prepare for class:

Main Campus

HS 111: 2 computer workstations, 1 printer.

HS104 and HU110: meeting rooms. Schedule use through HU Division Office Manager at 646-4100.

Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

LTC 300: 2 computer workstations, 1 printer. Lounge with tables, sink, microwave oven.


M-Th 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., F 8 a.m. - noon. Room key may be borrowed from Circulation Desk during remaining Library open hours.

Marina Campus

MA101: 2 computer workstations with GoPrint access.

MA102: 3 computer workstations with GoPrint access.


M-Th 8 a.m. - 9:15 p.m., F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. when classes are in session.

M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. when classes are not in session; closed holidays.