| by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Campus Notes

Dear Students,

In an effort to help you identify which courses are available to you on the fall 2021 schedule, we have added a new field to the schedule called “instruction mode”. There are three instruction modes: in-person, hybrid, and online. Here’s what these three options mean:

  • IN-PERSON: In-person courses that do not allow students to participate from remote locations.
  • HYBRID: In-person courses that allow students to participate from remote locations.
  • ONLINE: Courses that are offered online to all students regardless of location.

When selecting courses for your fall schedule, note the following general rules:

  • If you are planning to be on campus in Monterey, you can select courses in any instruction mode, but “online” courses will have no in-person component.
  • If you are planning to study remotely, you can select courses that are listed as “hybrid” or “online.” 

Note to international students: Students on F-1 visas need to adhere to current guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which means they must attend a minimum of one in-person class in the fall semester. Hybrid courses, if attended in person, will count toward this requirement.

The below grid may help you determine which courses and sections are available to you:

Instruction Mode

Who can take this course?

Where does course engagement take place?


On campus students only

On campus and online


All students

On campus and online


All students

Online only

Please note that we intend to lock in our classroom capacity and COVID-19 protocol for the fall semester based on public health conditions in Monterey County as of July 1. We will be reaching out to students in July for a more binding commitment regarding your enrollment plans between July 1 and 15.

In the meantime, if you have questions about which courses and sections you should register for, please reach out to your academic adviser.

We wish you all the best as you finish up your spring semester and look forward to celebrating with those of you who are graduating this weekend.


Jeff Dayton-Johnson
Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Institute


For More Information

Course Schedule