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Noncredit classes and certificate programs are a great way to build your skills or to help you prepare to reenter the workforce. Our Noncredit classes are designed to be flexible in order to meet your needs. We offer free short term programs that can help prepare you to enter the workforce or continue your education and also offer free open entry, open exit Noncredit ESL and Citizenship classes. Since they are skill building courses, you are able to build your skills without worrying how it will effect your grades, financial aid or degree progress. 

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How to Enroll

Registering for a noncredit course is easy! Follow the stes below to register and complete enrollment.
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SMC Students

Search Our Classes

Santa Monica College offers a selection of noncredit courses available to the community at no cost

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SMC Student

Fill Out the Application

Once you have picked a class, you will need to download and complete the noncredit application, and once completed you can send it to, with the class you are interested in as the subject line.

Note: Continuing SMC students interested in Noncredit Career Education can also register via Corsair Connect.

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SMC Students

Complete Orientation

After submitting your application, you will need to complete orientation if you are not currently enrolled as an SMC student.

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SMC Student and Counselor

Meet with a Counselor

Meet with a counselor by phone or zoom to discuss your Student Education Plan (required for ESL enrollment).

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In person registration assistance is available by appointment.

SMC Bundy Campus
Noncredit Initiatives
3171 Bundy Drive, Room 112
Los Angeles, CA 90066

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