​​​​​​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.

Summer Hours

June 21- August 16 (closed June 28 & July 4)

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

August 19-23

1: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: TBD


Student Services Center (SSC)​ 1st Floor: PDF FileMap
(310) 434-8101

The Welcome Center is located in the new Student Services Center on the first floor in room 110. We are next to the Admissions Office. Look for the signs that lead to the Welcome Center.

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