Emeritus Program



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SMC Emeritus is a unique program offering a broad range of noncredit classes that serve the interests of older adults. Perhaps you are interested in acquiring a new skill, learning healthy living strategies, expressing your artistic side, or meeting others who share your interests. 

We are committed to lifelong learning, so whatever your motivation, we welcome you to the Emeritus family! 


You must be fully vaccinated to enroll in the Emeritus Program.  


Enroll in the Emeritus Program 

You can enroll in the Emeritus Program two ways: 

Visit our How to Apply page for further assistance with the enrollment process.


Emeritus Classes

SMC Emeritus classes — except during the COVID-19 pandemic — are offered at the SMC Emeritus campus, located at 1227 2nd Street in Santa Monica, as well as at community sites located throughout Santa Monica, as well as Malibu. 


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Contact The Emeritus Program

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

General Questions:

Student Services Clerk:
Jessica Riojas | | 310-434-3855

Program Coordinator:
Vivian Rankin-Scales | | 310-434-3851

Administrative Assistant:
Ashley Price | | 310-434-3852

Associate Dean of SMC Emeritus:
Scott Silverman | | 310-434-3852

Proud to Be SMC