Student Services Center

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Discover SMC

At SMC, we offer a smarter kind of college education to make learning a fresh, exciting experience that’s relevant to you…and surprisingly affordable. For 33 years straight, we’ve led the nation in transfers to University of California (UC) campuses — including UC Berkeley and UCLA!

What Interests You?

Explore Areas of Interest at SMC to pursue your education and career goals.

View a list of all our programs.

Earn a degree or certificate with flexible class offerings.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

We offer a variety of financial aid and scholarships to help you reach your goals.

Learn more about the SMC Promise Program.

New Financial Aid Distributions and Tuition Refunds.

Study in California

International Students recognize SMC as one of the best community colleges in California and the nation.

Classes are on-campus & online. Check out fully online degree options.

Dates and Deadlines

Summer Classes:
6- & 8-week sessions - June 17

Fall Classes:
16-week session - August 26
1st 8-week session - August 26
12-week session - September 16
2nd 8-week session - October 21

Full list of Dates and Deadlines.

How to Get Ready for the New Semester

We Love SMC



In transfers to the UCs, UCLA, USC, & LMU for 33 years


Degrees & Certificates


In transfer of African American and Latinx students to UCs


$50 Million in Financial Aid & Scholarships

Jason Beardsley Appointed VP of Academic Affairs
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Events Happening at SMC

Apr 25
College Fair

College Fair

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Main Campus
Apr 30
Scholars Program Information Session

Scholars Program Information Session

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Online
May 2
Transferring to an Ivy League School

Transferring to an Ivy League School

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Student Services Center


Proud to Be SMC