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  1. Apply to SMC

    • First create an "OpenCCC" account
    • Then complete your SMC admission application using CCCApply
    • Have questions about the application? Contact us at Admissions@smc.edu
    • Soon after your application is processed, you'll get an Admission letter to your personal email with your SMC ID number and next steps (make sure to check your spam folder)
    • Setup your Corsair Connect (student portal) account – Sign In using ID number (default password is six-digit date of birth (MMDDYY). For example, if you were born January 1, 1999 your default password would be 010199
  2. Prep2Test

    • Prepare for your English/ESL and Math placement tests
    • Boost your chance at placing into college-level courses, save money, time, and frustration!
  3. Assessment

    • Bring your ID number and a government-issued picture ID
    • Take your placement tests. Assessment testing is offered year-round on a walk-in basis, for hours and policies visit www.smc.edu/assessment
  4. Orientation

    • Take the SMC Online Orientation
    • Access it online through Corsair Connect under “Quick Links”
  5. Counseling/Ed Plan

  6. Enroll

    • Enroll in classes in Corsair Connect at www.smc.edu/cc on or after your enrollment date – Set yourself a reminder on your enrollment date to ensure you have the best selection of classes available.
    • Click the “Enrollment Services” link and select your semester from the drop down menu
    • Use your Education Plan to build your schedule for the upcoming term
    • Use Schedule Planner (in Corsair Connect) to schedule your classes