Applying to SMC is Easy!

Follow the steps below to apply and enroll at SMC.

  1. Step 1

    Apply to SMC

    Create an OpenCCC account first. You will need a real email address. If you already have an OpenCCC account, just login.

    Complete and submit your application.

    Check your email after you have applied. Your SMC ID number and two emails will be sent by Admissions & Records within the hour with further instructions (check junk mail if you did not receive it).

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  2. Step 2

    Apply for Financial Aid

    Complete the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application (AB 540 students). The earlier you apply, the better.

  3. Step 3

    Complete Orientation, Placement, and Education Planning

    Once you have applied, you will get an email informing you if orientation, placement, and education planning are required. See a counselor to help select your classes.

  4. Step 4

    Enroll in Classes

    Finish your degree or certificate faster by enrolling in 12-15 units in Fall and Spring semesters.

    Review the Schedule of Classes and then enroll on your student portal, Corsair Connect.

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Note: Parents should not complete the application on behalf of the student, but may assist.

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