SMC GO: Award Winning App
SMC GO has been the recipient of four Appademy Awards--sponsored by Modo Labs. The annual competition recognizes universities and colleges for outstanding app development in innovation, design, UX, and student engagement.
- 2023 Winner for Best Traditional Event - Commencement
Apps that best utilized modules, communications, personas, and/or other features to promote a traditional school event, e.g. Commencement, Alumni Reunion Week, Family Week, Visiting Days, Homecoming, Game Day, etc. Judging criteria: creativity, UX, variety of elements used, success metric.
- 2023 Winner for Best Use of App Communications
Institutions that best utilize personalized, timely and/or localized push notifications and in-app communications to support a specific campus initiative, e.g. health and wellness, campus safety, sporting events, new student involvement, etc. Judging criteria: creativity, UX, variety of elements used, success metric.
- 2021 Winner Best Overall Design
- 2021 2nd Place for Best Commencement
Bring SMC with you, wherever you are, wherever you go!
SMC GO is the official college app for Santa Monica College. It is full of tips, videos, and informative content that empowers students to navigate their college journey effectively. The app unravels the ‘hidden curriculum’ by gently teaching students “how to college.” With proactive and timely push notifications, SMC GO keeps students updated on vital academic deadlines, events, and workshops.
A variety of opt-in communication channels tailor content to specific student needs, including the First Year Survival Guide, Academic Support & Counseling, Career & Experience Opportunities, SMC Cares/Basic Needs, Student Life & Events, Scholars, Transfer, and Food Bell.
Ready, Set, SMC GO!
- Ask Pearl
- Quick Links
- Finding Classes
- Message Channels
- Events & Workshops
- Pearl’s Marketplace
- Programs & Services
- Student Life