​Friday, August 24, 2018


Congrats, we are happy to have you here! Join us for this fun day at Santa Monica College, the #1 transfer college to UCLA, USC, the University of California system, and Loyola Marymount University! Students and parents can choose to attend a variety of workshops and learn about campus resources. Prepare to jump start a successful future at SMC.

Ready to RSVP? We will send you a personalized email in early August where you can tell us that you plan to come to this exciting event!

Schedule of Events

TimeEvent and Location
8 – 9 a.m.
Check-In/Registration at Main Campus Core Performance Center Plaza
Check in before 8:30 a.m. to receive VIP student giveaways while supplies last.
RSVP online and bring your QR code for faster check-in process!
9 a.m.
Opening Ceremony at Main Campus Pavilion
10 – 11:50 a.m.

SESSION 1 and SESSION 2: We have something for everyone!

Student Workshops​ (click for times and descriptions)

Parent Workshops​ (click for times and descriptions)​

12 – 1 p.m.
Lunch at Campus Quad
Join us for lunch, music, and giveaways! Free lunch from In-N-Out or Green Truck.
1 p.m.- 2:30
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Resource Fair at Campus Quad
Don’t miss this opportunity to find out about campus and community resources available to you!
1 – 4:30 p.m.
Get Ahead
Get ready before school starts! Get your parking decal, books and ID early.

​Parking

Free parking is available at any student lot on campus. View the VIP Welcome Day MapPDF File

​Documents

Thank You to Our SMC Partners!

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