Join a Network of Latino Students, Faculty & Staff!


Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor: PDF FileMap
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Summer 2019 Hours

  • Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


(310) 434-4459

About the Adelante Program

The ADELANTE Program is a success-oriented program focusing on academic achievement, transfer, cultural awareness, and personal growth. Adelante classes emphasize verbal, written, and critical thinking skills essential to college success. Classes accentuate the Latino experience within the context of the course subject, and most classes offer credits that are transferable to the UC and CSU systems.

*In order to join the Adelante Program you must first attend an orientation session and a follow-up intake meeting.*

Program Benefits

  • Are eligible to enroll in Adelante classes

  • Receive follow-up from Latino Center counselors and other Center staff

  • Participate in classes with a large Latino enrollment

  • Join a Latino network

  • Become eligible for specially designated scholarships

  • Are placed on the Latino Center mailing list

Program Expectations

  • Maintain continuous SMC enrollment,

  • Meet with a Latino Center counselor twice each semester (once a semester if a continuing Adelante student with a cumulative GPA above a 2.0),

  • Follow the recommendations and referrals of Adelante and Latino Center faculty

  • Attend an Adelante workshop and a Student Services Calendar workshop each semester.

Program Staff

If you have any questions, reach us at (310) 434-4459