Class Schedules

Fall 2023 Class Schedule


Get Started with Fall!

Classes start August 28, 2023.

For the fall semester, Santa Monica College is offering online, hybrid, and on-ground classes. Most special programs and student support services will be offered online and on-ground during fall 2023. Please visit SMC’s COVID-19 Updates for the latest details.

Financial Assistance

Santa Monica College provides a variety of resources to assist and encourage students who need financial assistance.

Online and On-ground Classes Available!

Session Dates
16-week session August 28 - December 19
1st 8-week session August 28 - October 22
12-week session September 12 - December 10
2nd 8-week session October 23 - December 17
Finals Exam Schedule  

View the Class Schedule in Print

Multiple Ways SMC is Offering Online Classes

Helpful Resources

Steps to Become an SMC Student

If you don’t currently attend Santa Monica College, fill out an application online at for admission. Then sign up for classes online at your appointed date and time. SMC is filled with dedicated people who want you to succeed, so if you need help, please ask!

Take a shortcut to becoming an SMC student!

Our Welcome Center offers new students assistance with enrollment, orientation, financial aid, and more. The Welcome Center, located in Student Services Center S110, is providing services online and on-ground. See for details.

Free Parking & Shuttle Service

During the 2023 fall semester, you can park for free (with a free virtual parking permit) in any SMC parking lot, and ride the Big Blue Bus to other campuses. Visit for the most current parking and transit information.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Santa Monica College is committed to equal opportunity in all of its programs and is in compliance with Equal Opportunity standards as required by Federal and State laws and District policy. Unless specifically exempted by statute or regulation, all smc courses are open to enrollment and participation by any person who has been admitted to the college and meets the course prerequisites.

Alcohol, Smoking, & Drugs

California state law prohibits the use, sale, possession, or being on campus under the influence of alcohol or of any controlled substance. (Cal. Ed. Code §§ 76032-76033). Smoking — including the use of e-cigarettes or vaporizers — is also not permitted at Santa Monica College, except in outdoor areas temporarily designated as smoking areas.

Use of Image, Likeness, and Voice

When you enter a Santa Monica College campus or event, you enter an area where photography, film, audio, video, and/or other recording activities in a variety of media may occur. Santa Monica College reserves the right to engage in these activities and to use photographs, videos, and electronic or other media images and/or likenesses and/or voice recordings taken of you on College property and at College-sponsored events for advertising, marketing, and other promotional purposes, without payment or other compensation to you.

Santa Monica College provides a variety of support services to individuals with disabilities.

If you require a disability accommodation to attend or participate in a class or event at SMC, contact the Center for Students with Disabilities at or 310-434-4255, at least 5 business days in advance.