​​​Steps to Enroll in Noncredit ESL Classes

  1. Download, print, and complete the Registration form below:

    PDF FileRegistration Form

  2. Send the completed application by email to jauregui_luis@smc.edu or gonzalez_nataly@smc.edu

  3. Noncredit Office will email you with your SMC S​​​tudent ID number (which you will need in order to complete Step #4 below)

  4. Complete the Online Orientation.

    Launch the Online Noncredit Orientation

  5. Meet with the counselor by phone or Zoom to discuss your Student Education Plan.

    • 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​
  6. The Noncredit Office will enroll you in your appropriate class(es).

Steps to Enroll in Noncredit Certificate Prog​rams

  1. ​Students only enrolled in Noncredit courses may ​​enroll in Noncredit Vocational Certificate courses/programs by emailing noncreditregistration@smc.edu.
  2. Students enrolled in both credit and noncredit courses may enroll in Noncredit Vocational Certificate courses/programs by emailing noncreditregistration@smc.edu or by logging into Corsair Connect​.

Location & Contact

SMC Bundy Campus
Noncredit Initiatives
3171 Bundy Drive, Room 112
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 434-3399

Services are temporarily offered remotely


To see what classes are available, visit the Class Schedules.

The schedule is flexible for students. Courses are available in the morning and afternoons. We even have courses on Saturdays.​​

Program Policies


  • At least 18 years old.
  • Does not hold an F-1 visa​

Changing Noncredit ESL Classes

  • You can register anytime during the semester. As long as the class is open (Open Entry/Open Exit)
  • If you feel you are not in the correct level, check with your instructor or a counselor about which level may be more appropriate for you.
  • Please email the Noncredit Counselors 

Fees & Financial Aid

  • SMC noncredit classes are free!
  • You may be asked to pay for textbooks, materials, and supplies that you will need to succeed in your class. Approximate cost is $40-50.
  • There is no financial aid available for noncredit courses books or supplies.

Grades & Transfer Credit

  • You will not receive a grade for noncredit courses you attend.
  • Noncredit courses do not transfer to another school, but they help prepare you to take credit college courses.

How to Get A Student Picture ID

  1. Take your registration form and a current photo ID to the Bursar Office (Map #44)
  2. Pay $32.50 for the ID card and activity sticker.

Visit the Bursar's Office for hours and location.


  • At Santa Monica College, the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff are always the first priority.
  • Download Live Safe – Free App with SMC safety information and real-time notifications to your phone.
  • If you need assistance, contact Campus Police at (310) 434-4300

Title IX

SMC takes pride in providing a safe environment. Another type of safety is consent.

For more information, visit Title IX.​​