Summer programs available for high school students who plan on entering Santa Monica College.

English Academy

Students will work with SMC faculty and writing assistants for an opportunity to enroll directly into English 1! Students who place into English 21A are eligible for this accelerated two-week reading and writing course for a chance to enroll directly into English 1. In the Academy, students work with SMC faculty and writing assistants to strengthen their writing and research skills in preparation for a final paper. Successful students may skip English 21A and enroll directly into English 1 in fall. Sponsored by SMC First Year Experience (FYE). For more information, visit Prospective FYE Students.

Friday-Friday, July 28 - August 11.

Participants: All new students participating in the First Year Experience (FYE) program who placed into English 21A with cut scores between 160–189 and desire to take English 1.

Interested? Fill Out An Interest Card

Math Academy

In this two-week math program, students will refresh their math skills while connecting to campus life and making new friends! Students that place into pre-college math have the opportunity to work with SMC faculty to strengthen their math skills and reassess their math placement at the end of the program. Sponsored by SMC First Year Experience (FYE). For more information, visit Prospective FYE Students.

Monday – Thursday, July 31 – August 10, 2017

Participants: All new students participating in the First Year Experience program (FYE) who place into Math 84, 81,85, 18, 20, 31, 49, or 50 on the math assessment. Students who complete the Academy will have the opportunity to retake the assessment test to improve their math placement.

Interested? Fill Out an Interest Card

Summer Jams

This one-week program helps you ease into college life as you discover SMC’s campus and career resources and explore English and math concepts. Sponsored by SMC First Year Experience (FYE). For more information, visit Prospective FYE Students.

Session 1: Monday – Thursday, July 31 – August 3, 2017

Session 2: Monday – Thursday, August 7 – 10, 2017

Participants: All new pre-college level students participating in the First Year Experience (FYE) program could benefit from math and English workshops.

Interested? Fill Out an Interest Card

Summer Bridge

If you are a student who has imagined working in healthcare, business, graphic design or exciting related fields, this program offers the opportunity to explore your career options as you earn college credits toward a degree.

In this six- week course, students that have expressed interest in the fields of Allied Health, Graphic Design and Business/Logistics, have the opportunity to begin taking coursework in their prospective fields and begin their career planning with a Counseling 12, Career Planning course. Sponsored by SMC First Year Experience (FYE). For more information, visit Prospective FYE Students.

Summer Session: June 19 – July 28, 2017

Participants: All new students participating in the First Year Experience (FYE) program who have an interest in one of the three offered pathways – Allied Health, Graphic Design or Business/Logistics.

Interested? Fill Out an Interest Card

Transitions

One-day orientation program emphasizing team building and community. Sponsored by: SMC African American Collegians Center/Black Collegians.

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Participants: All new students who have joined Black Collegians.

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Camino Al Exito

A free One-Day Student Orientation program that provides new college students an opportunity to begin to develop their SMC support network by participating in activities that introduce them to current SMC Latina/o students as well as counselors and faculty. In addition, a One-DayParent Orientation (Spanish version) which focuses on SMC resources, college financial aid and how to support their college student is provided. Sponsored by: SMC Latino Center/Adelante.

Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Participants: All new students who have joined Adelante.

Activities: A campus scavenger hunt, financial aid workshop, learning styles assessment, and opportunities to meet SMC students.

Deadline: July 14, 2017

Contact: Janet Tercero at 310-434-4459 or tercero_janet@smc.edu

PDF fileCamino Al Exito Summer Program Flyer

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STEM Skills

STEM Skills week provides newly admitted Science and Research Initiative (SRI) program students with intensive preparation for Fall STEM courses. SRI program students attend 5 days of academic and counseling workshops at SMC that are designed to develop STEM student success skills and build community. The final day of the program takes place at our partner institution, University of California Los Angeles, and highlights the research projects of senior SRI students who complete our 10-week Summer Research Program. For more information, visit www.smc.edu/stem. Sponsored by: US Department of Education, Title III Hispanic Serving Institutions STEM Grant.

SMC: Monday – Friday, August 14 – 18, 2017, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
UCLA: Saturday, August 19,
7 a.m. – 4 p.m. (tentative)

Math Review: 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Counseling 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Science Workshops 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Participants: All newly admitted students to the STEM program (Applications open every spring).

Deadline for Summer 2017: May 11, 2017

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