APPLY TO SMC

Returning Students

 

 

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Welcome back!

We are happy you have chosen to return to SMC. If you are returning to SMC after 1 year or more, you will need to reapply. You can reapply by following the steps below. 

Requirements for New Students 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older; or
  • Younger student who has graduated from a regionally accredited high school; or
  • 16 years of age and possessing a "Student Score Report" for passing the California High School Proficiency Examination.
  • Requirements differ for High School  Concurrent Enrollment Students.

Petition for Reinstatement

If you are a returning student but were previously disqualified, your process to re-apply will be different. Please visit Petition for Reinstatement for more information. 

 

Steps to Reapply:

Reapplying is easy! Just follow the steps below to complete enrollment. 
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Reapply to SMC

To begin, submit an application through OpenCCC.  

Important: If you already have an OpenCCC account under your smc.edu email address, you must change the email address to a personal email account. Using an SMC email address will prevent the processing of your application. If you completed your application correctly, you will receive a confirmation number and an email with the next steps. 

MORE INFO ON OPENCCC AND CCCAPPLY

VIDEO TUTORIAL: HOW TO APPLY

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Financial Aid (if needed)

SMC offers a variety of financial aid and scholarships to help you reach your goals. Apply for aid early. Over $50 million in aid is offered annually.

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Complete Orientation 

As a returning student, Orientation may not be required. Once you have submitted your application, look for an email with more information. 

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Review Course Placement 

Once you have applied, you will get an email with information on how to review your Math and English course placement. 

VIDEO TUTORIAL: HOW TO REVIEW COURSE PLACEMENT

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Develop Education Plan 

Meet with your counselor to assist you with your education plan, course selections, transfer questions, and to learn about campus resources or create your own education plan using the award-winning MyEdPlan.

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Enroll in Classes 

Congratulations and welcome back to SMC! You have completed all the steps above. Now you can search for classes and enroll in the term you applied for. 

VIDEO TUTORIAL: HOW TO VIEW YOUR ENROLLMENT DATE/TIME

VIDEO TUTORIAL: HOW TO LOGIN TO CORSAIR CONNECT (STUDENT PORTAL)

VIDEO TUTORIAL: HOW TO ADD A CLASS

 

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Term and Application Dates

Term

TERM DATES

SUBMIT APPLICATION STARTING

APPLICATION DEADLINE

SPRING 2022

February 14, 2022 - June 14, 2022

March 1, 2021

May 15, 2022

SUMMER 2022

June 20, 2022 - August 12, 2022

September 1, 2021

July 25, 2022

FALL 2022

August 29, 2022 - December 20, 2022

September 1, 2021

November 15, 2022

WINTER 2023

January 3, 2023 - February 9, 2023

March 1, 2022

January 25, 2023

SPRING 2023

February 13, 2023 - June 13, 2023

March 1, 2022

May 15, 2023

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Contact and Support

Admissions

  • Chat with Pearl! Click on the blue button at the bottom-right.
  • QLess: Join our QLess call back line
  • Email: admissions@smc.edu

  • Phone: 310-434-4380

Technical Questions (24/7)

Account Recovery

If you have previously created an OpenCCC account but do not remember the username or password, you can recover your account information via email or text message by clicking the "Forgot?" tab on the CCCApply sign in screen. You will receive instructions to the selected recover method for recovering your username, and creating a new password. Santa Monica College does not have access to OpenCCC accounts and is unable to assist students in recovering their account information. Please follow up with OpenCCC if you are unable to recover your account using their account recovery system.

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