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Santa Monica College|Enrollment Development|Admissions|VIP Welcome Day|VIP Welcome Day Workshop Schedule: August 26, 2016

VIP Welcome Day Workshop Schedule: August 26, 2016

Enjoy helpful workshops and panels on navigating the college life academically, financially, personally and professionally.

There are two sessions of workshops and panels. One at 10 a.m. and another at 11 a.m.

10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
Workshop/Panel Location
Get Connected: Campus Life
Representatives will highlight the benefits of each program and how to get connected.
  • Extended Opportunity Programs/Services and CARE
  • Disabled Students Program & Services
  • Black Collegians Program
  • Latino Center
  • Scholars Program
SCI 151
Show Me the Money $$
Learn about the Financial Aid process, how to get money for college and avoid the “Credit Card Trap.”
SCI 140
Student Athletics
Coaches will highlight the benefits of joining an athletics team at SMC and how to get connected.
HSS 153
Decoding the Transfer process
Discover strategies for transferring to a UC, Cal State, and other universities.
TH ARTS
Main Stage
Prep for Success: Getting the Most Out of Your College Professor
Hear from professors what to expect from college level courses and what to do to ensure your success in college classes.
HSS 165
Get Involved: Student Life
Hear from students the advantages and opportunities of participating in Student Government and Clubs.
CAYTON
SMC to UCLA: Show me the Way!
Learn about the Scholars Program which provides priority consideration for transfer admission to a variety of universities such as UCLA, UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount University, and more!
ART 214
Choosing Your Major: How in the world do I figure this out?
HSS 263
Supporting Your College Student
Helping parents understand their role in the life of their college student and how to best support them.
SCI 157
¡Orientación!
(Nota Especial: la duración de esta sesión es de dos horas)
Participación del los padres, familia y amigos en la vida del estudiante universitario.
HSS 104
¡Orientación!
(Nota Especial: la duración de esta sesión es de dos horas)
Participación del los padres, familia y amigos en la vida del estudiante universitario.
HSS 105
Manage Your Time, Don’t Let Time Manage You
Conquer the techniques for improving time management and reducing stress.
SCI 153
Get Your Education Right
An overview of the Black Collegians Program which is designed to promote academic and transfer success specifically for black students.
TH ARTS
Studio Stage
College 101: How to Survive Your First Year
The first year of college is a new and exciting adventure; this workshop will provide you with tips to help you successfully navigate your transition to college life.
Art 214
Students to Students
Students share lessons learned on balancing classes, work and fun; communicating with your instructors; and seeking help when you need it!
HSS 103
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Student Services Orientation
Students will learn about the benefits and policies regarding the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program and their services.
SCI 159
11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Workshop/Panel Location
Get Connected: Campus Life
Representatives will highlight the benefits of each program and how to get connected.
  • Extended Opportunity Programs/Services and CARE
  • Disabled Students Program & Services
  • Black Collegians Program
  • Latino Center
  • Scholars Program
SCI 151
Show Me the Money $$
Learn about the Financial Aid process, how to get money for college and avoid the “Credit Card Trap.”
SCI 140
Student Athletics
Coaches will highlight the benefits of joining an athletics team at SMC and how to get connected.
HSS 153
Ayuda Financiera: FAFSA y el DREAM Act (AB 540)
Aprenda el proceso para aplicar y recibir ayuda financiera para asistir a la universidad. Padres y estudiantes aprenderán la diferencia entre la aplicación federal (FAFSA) y la aplicación estatal para estudiantes AB 540 (Dreamers).
SCI 145
Decoding the Transfer process
Discover strategies for transferring to a UC, Cal State, and other universities.
TH ARTS
Main Stage
Prep for Success: Getting the Most Out of Your College Professor
Hear from professors what to expect from college level courses and what to do to ensure your success in college classes.
HSS 165
Choosing Your Major: How in the world do I figure this out?
HSS 263
Get Involved: Student Life
Hear from students the advantages and opportunities of participating in Student Government and Clubs.
CAYTON
Learn While You Intern
Gain knowledge of practical training and check-out hundreds of internship opportunities.
HSS 156
SMC to UCLA: Show me the Way!
Learn about the Scholars Program which provides priority consideration for transfer admission to a variety of universities such as UCLA, UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount University, and more!
ART 214
Students to Students
Students share lessons learned on balancing classes, work and fun; communicating with your instructors; and seeking help when you need it!
HSS 103
Manage Your Time, Don’t Let Time Manage You
Conquer the techniques for improving time management and reducing stress.
SCI 153
Get Your Education Right
An overview of the Black Collegians Program which is designed to promote academic and transfer success specifically for black students.
TH ARTS
Studio Stage
Foster Youth Success At Santa Monica College
This workshop will review resources and services available at SMC to assist foster youth, and former foster youth, to achieve their educational goals. Information on how to join the Guardian Scholars Program will also be discussed.
SCI 159
Adelante Hombres Program Orientation
Learn about the Adelante Program, including program benefits and requirements. This workshop is designed for Latino males who are first generation college students.
SCI 157

Campus Tours 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Get to know your campus. Campus Tours in English and Spanish are available at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Meet at the Library to begin your tour.

1:00 p.m.
Workshop/Panel Location
SMC Connect: Out-of-State Orientation
Learn how to establish California residency, find suitable housing and receive general information on campus safety.
HSS 165
1 - 3 p.m.
English Academy Culmination
MAIN STAGE
1 - 2 p.m.
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