Dear Emeritus Community,
Welcome to Spring 2023!
I am pleased to tell you all that we are resuming classes in Malibu at the newest campus of Santa Monica College!
Thanks to the positive support from voters in Malibu and Santa Monica over previous bond measures, the College has constructed a brand-new campus. SMC has held classes in Malibu for many years, often at community sites or K-12 schools, but this will be the establishment of an SMC campus in the City of Malibu. This amazing venture for Santa Monica College in Malibu is a direct result of the strong community support from residents and we are proud to be launching this great program.
The three-acre campus includes a two-story educational building with dedicated science and computer labs, a 100-seat lecture hall with sloped seating for music and film, an art studio, open floor spaces for dance and yoga, general classrooms, a conference room, a community room, outdoor study spaces, and an interpretive center to tie into the rich and varied coastal features nearby.
The faculty and instructors teaching classes at SMC Malibu will represent a broad cross-section of disciplines, vast teaching expertise, and honors in their own right, a poet laureate, a Fulbright scholar, accomplished artists, authors, and experts in various fields. A broad array of Emeritus classes are being held in Malibu, including some that have never been taught in Malibu before.
The SMC Malibu Campus is located at 23555 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265, and is collocated with the local Sherriff’s substation, and adjacent to the Malibu Public Library and Courthouse.
SMC will schedule classes there from four distinct educational programs representing everything the college offers:
and Not-for-Credit Community Education classes.
Each program has its own registration process — all outlined on the website at smc.edu/malibu. The schedule for Spring 2023 is posted now. Enrollment is open now for credit, noncredit, and Community Education classes. Of course, our very own Emeritus program classes in Malibu open registration starts in January.
SMC also envisions the Malibu Campus being a prime location for community meetings. You may inquire on the Malibu website and someone will contact you for more details. We are all looking forward to this robust offering of classes in Malibu, and hope you will enroll!
Dr. Scott C. Silverman
Dean, Noncredit & External Programs