Admission Application


Applying to SMC is Easy!

Follow the steps below to apply and enroll at SMC. 

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Applications are typically processed within an hour after submission through CCCApply. If you do not receive your admissions email please contact us at Admissions@smc.edu with your confirmation number for further assistance. 

Application Contact and Support

Technical Questions (24/7)

  • Call: 877-247-4836

  • TTY: 877-836-9332

  • Email: support@openccc.net

  • Ask Questions: Ask a question, share an idea, or report a problem.

  • 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. 

Admission Questions

  • Chat with Pearl! Click on the blue button at the bottom-right.

  • Email: admissions@smc.edu