SMC Emeritus



The Emeritus Campus is located at 1227 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA. 90401

Mailing address is:
Emeritus Campus
1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA. 90405


If you have any questions about a specific course (materials, syllabus, class meeting, Zoom access information, etc), please contact that faculty member directly. Faculty will email you Zoom links for online or hybrid classes approximately 2 days before the class starts. All of the faculty email addresses are available on the Emeritus Faculty page.

All Emeritus questions should first be routed to Emails will generally be answered in the order they are received. Email is preferable to phone calls so that you can be sure to provide sufficient information. Our student workers, Jessica and Vivian handle the Emeritus email. Ashley coordinates the schedules of our Associate Dean and Dean.

All of the day-to-day management of Emeritus will be handled by Guadalupe Salgado, the Interim Associate Dean. Scott Silverman, the Interim Dean of Noncredit & External Programs is working hand-in-hand with Associate Dean Salgado and all decisions, strategic planning and departmental oversight will continue to be handled by Dean Silverman. 

Front Office

General questions, registration inquiries, updating contact information, enrollment assistance.

Name Phone Email
Student Workers: Chahrazed, Semia and several volunteers 310-434-4306

Student Services Clerk

More detailed enrollment troubleshooting.

Name Phone Email
Jessica Riojas 310-434-3855

Program Coordinator

Publications, including the production of the Schedule of Classes, events, office operations.

Name Phone Email
Vivian Rankin-Scales 310-434-3851

Administrative Assistant

Facilities concerns, need to request a meeting with the Associate Dean.

Name Phone Email
Ashley Price 310-434-3852 

Associate Dean of SMC Emeritus (Interim)

When you’ve tried to address your concern either with the office staff (if about enrollment or a program), or with your professor (if you have a concern about a class), if you are not satisfied with the resolution, you can reach out to the Associate Dean. 

Name Phone Email
Guadalupe Salgado 310-434-3852 

Dean of Noncredit and External Programs

Strategic planning, oversight and administration of Emeritus, other Noncredit programs, Community Education and the Malibu campus.

Name Phone Email
Scott Silverman 310-434-3852