​​​​​Welcome to the SMC Transfer/Counseling Center!

The Transfer/Counseling center is available to assist all continuing SMC students.

Students in their first year of college should see a counselor in the Welcome Center: (310) 434-8101

F-1 Visa Students must see a counselor in the International Counseling Center: (310) 434-4218

The Transfer Counseling Center is now seeing students on a Drop-in ("first-come, first-served") ​​basis. 5-10 minute Express counseling is also available to address quick questions. Please note: the student wait list may close earlier than the posted closing hour depending on student demand.

As of Tues, Sept.5, students may call (310)434-4210 or stop by our office in person to schedule an appointment for the week of Sept.11th or later.  Please allow the reception message to complete and a staff member will respond to your call during our hours of operation.  We will continue to offer "Express Counseling" for quick questions throughout the term.

​Fall 2017

Regular Hours of Operation:

  • Monday/ Thursday: 8:30AM-5PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30-7PM
  • Wednesday: 8AM-7PM
  • ​Friday: 8:30AM-1:30PM
The Transfer Counseling Center will be closed on the following Campus Holidays:
Sept.4, Labor Day/ Nov.10 Veteran's Day/ Nov.23 and 24 Thanksgiving.

We will close on Dec.22nd, 2017 and reopen on Tues, Jan.2, 2018 for the Holiday Break

We look forward to helping you with all of your academic planning needs!


1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628




Counseling Complex Building

Map of Location: (PDF FileView a detailed map of the main campus.)

Map of SMC Main Campus with location of the Transfer Center