In an Emergency 24/7

From any campus phone,
call 4300 or 911

From a mobile phone,
call SMC dispatch
(310) 434-4300

If off campus, call 911

CPT LogoThe SMC, Crisis Prevention Team is dedicated to addressing issues of safety and concern on our campus. Santa Monica College is committed to preventing crisis situations on campus and to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for all members of the college community.


The purpose of the CPT is to coordinate existing resources with a focus on prevention and early intervention in campus situations involving students experiencing distress or engaging in harmful or disruptive behaviors. The Team will develop intervention and support strategies and offer case coordination. This team will regularly review and assess these situations and recommend actions in accord with college policies.

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