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SMC|Academic Affairs|Emeritus|Serving the Older Adult Community since 1975

Serving the Older Adult Community since 1975

Emeritus College, started in 1975 is a college for seniors.  A program of Santa Monica College, Emeritus serves over 3,400 students annually and offers over 160 classes of interest to seniors.  Emeritus College is committed to lifelong learning.  All classes are held during the day at more than 20 convenient locations throughout the community or at our home base on Second Street.
The name Emeritus refers to people "retired with honor."  All seniors are welcome.