Welcome to the SMC General Counseling and Transfer Services Center!
The General Counseling and Transfer Services 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 General Counseling and Transfer Services Center is now seeing students on a drop-in basis. Arrive well in advance of our closing time to ensure being seen.
Additionally, 5-10 minute Express Counseling is available to address quick questions.
If you are unable to enroll for a Math or English class, Anatomy 1, Biology 21, or Chemistry 11 you may come into our office with official or unofficial transcripts to verify that you have satisfied the prerequisite. For all other science waivers, please email
ScienceWaivers@smc.edu for instructions through the Science Department.
Counselors do not provide counseling over the phone. However, some topics can be handled via
Online Counseling which is available at
We look forward to helping you with all of your academic planning needs!
Fall 2019 Hours
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 25 from 5 - 7 p.m. Counselors only available to review UC/CSU transfer applications
Tuesday: 8:30a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov. 26 from 6 - 7 p.m. Counselors only available to review UC/CSU transfer applications
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nov. 27 closing at 5 p.m. due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 28 closed due to Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Closed Nov. 28-29 (Thanksgiving Holiday)
Semester ends on Friday, Dec. 20.
Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor:
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628
Student Services Center Second Floor
Map of Location: (View a detailed map of the main campus.)