Life in Monterey

Monterey is a wonderful place to live and study. Once you have settled into your new home we encourage you to experience all the area has to offer.

Life in Monterey

Here you will find information on useful offices and services at MIIS and in Monterey, as well as a few “Where to…?” tips for getting around your new home.

There are tons of things to do in Monterey, from Downtown Monterey to Pacific Grove and Carmel-by-the-Sea —you just need to know where to look!

studentsingingInformation about programming, workshops, and events.
students%20at%20farmers%20marketCheck our Google maps for lodging, restaurants, and attraction in Monterey.

community-outreachLearn how our students make an impact globally and locally within the Monterey community.

trafficlightResources from transportation to banking that can help make your transition to Monterey easier
doorLGBTQ community at MIIS.
kidSchools and childcare information for students with families.


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Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau Blog

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