Applying to SMC is Easy!

  1. Create an OpenCCC account. You will need a real email address.

  2. Select Santa Monica College and complete your application.

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Requirements to Complete After You Apply

  • ​Take the SMC Assessment Test if it is required.
    • Required only if you need to enroll in a Math, English, or ESL.
    • If you took prerequiste courses, you may qualify for a prerequisite/placement waiver.

  • ​Orientation is NOT required.

  • Meet with a counselor in person or request a preliminary transcript evaluation to determine how your previous coursework may be used at SMC. 

  • Prepare an education plan to maximize your chances at getting a better enrollment date.

  • Enroll in classes on your enrollment date and time (check Corsair Connect).

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