SMC Noncredit Counseling & Support Services
The Santa Monica College campus has announced new actions to help limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective immediately,
all Noncredit classes will be offered online only. We realize that this may cause difficulties for some, but we ask for your patience and flexibility during these uncertain times.
Visit this web page for college updates regarding the coronavirus:
Even though classes will be taught online, you can still make an appointment with a counselor! Counselors will be available in person,
over the phone, via email, or video chat.
Stay up to date and download the SMC GO App.
SMC GO App Instructions.pdf
To book an appointment visit: https://smcnoncredit.youcanbook.me
- Select the time and day you want to make an appointment
- Fill out your contact information and click confirm booking
Monday: 8am – 3pm
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 8am – 2pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 1pm
Norma Torres-Gonzalez | (310) 434-8368 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Cristina Torres | (310) 434-8368 | email@example.com
Call the Noncredit office at (310) 434-3399
See a counselor to start your planning now!
Counselors are here to help the transition from Noncredit to:
- School: Noncredit Vocational Courses, Credit, Certificate, AA/AS, Transfer, Career Exploration
- Work: Employment, Workshops, Resume, Interviews, Volunteer Opportunities, Promotions
A counselor is available to help you select courses, define educational goals, and find the SMC services you need.
Tutoring will help you with pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, writing, idioms and prepositions, and vocabulary.
Student Services Center (SSC) 1st Floor: Map
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m
Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hours subject to change. Call in advance if you plan to visit late in the day.
Phone: (310) 434-4265
Fax: (310) 434-4272
Student Services Center (SSC) 1st Floor: Map
Contact: (310) 434-4267
Student Services Center (SSC) 3rd Floor: Map
Contact: (310) 434-4684 or (310) 434-4265
The Center for Wellness and Wellbeing provides a range of psychological services to help enhance the overall personal wellbeing of SMC students.
Monday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
*The office is closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday - Friday
For 24/7 emotional support, call (800) 691-6003
Noncredit ESL Orientation
The New Student Orientation is a time when students take an appraisal test, learn about the school and program, and determine which courses they should enroll in.
Career Options Workshop
During a Career Options Workshop, students will learn about themselves, identify possible career options, and plan the first steps towards their career goal.
Local employers post positions on our exclusive Santa Monica College job board. They are looking for SMC students! You can find part-time and full-time positions in all industries and functions from small to large companies. Happy Job Hunting!
Resume Writing Workshop
Students will be able to recognize the three general types of resumes used in the USA, choose a type that best suits their needs, and write a basic resume.
Job Search Strategies Workshop
This workshop will help students learn how to search for a job in the USA.
Learning Styles Workshop
Students will learn about the three learning styles (Auditory, Visual, and Tactile/Kinesthetic). Students will be able to determine which is their preferred learning style and how best to study given their preferred style.
How to Prepare for a Job Interview in the USA
Students will learn how to prepare for an interview, how to be successful during the interview and how to appropriately follow-up after an interview.
How to Transition to Credit
This workshop is for students who are thinking of taking classes on the main campus (credit). Before student enrollment in credit classes, students must take an ESL assessment test to determine your English class placement level and Math Guided Self Placement to determine math placement. This workshop will teach you how to prepare to take these assessments as well as the steps to complete the enrollment process for credit courses. Residency questions will also be addressed.
Meet with Chrysalis
Chrysalis is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Come learn about what resources may be available to help you succeed.
Donut Days with a Counselor
Enjoy a donut and get your questions answered by the Noncredit Counselor