​​​​​Welcome Center Staff

The Welcome Center assists first-time SMC students as they transition into college. The Center supports students in a nurturing and welcoming environment. We offer assistance with:

  • applying to SMC
  • choosing and enrolling in classes
  • educational and career planning
  • navigating corsair connect
  • completing orientation
  • understanding financial aid
  • referrals to campus resources
  • and much more!

The Welcome Center sees students on a first-come, first-serve basis. We recommend you come earlier in the day to ensure you can meet with a counselor.  

The Welcome Center will be open Thursday Feb. 7 at 8:30am-7:00pm. We will be closed on Friday Feb. 8 in observance for Lincoln's Birthday.

Spring Hours

February 11-15

Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-7:00pm

Friday: 8:30am - 1:30pm

February 19-April 2 (closed Feb. 18, President's Day)

Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm

Friday: 8:30am-1:30pm

Contact Us

Welcome Center, Cayton 110 (# 32 on Campus Map)
(310) 434-8101

The Welcome Center is located in the Cayton Center/Cafeteria on the first floor in room 110. We are across from the Science Building and adjacent to the Health office. Look for the signs that lead to the Welcome Center.​

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