Admissions & Aid

I am a Transfer Student


​​Coming from Another College or University?

We're here to help you in getting prepared to attend SMC - one of Southern California's finest academic institutions. The following will assist you in making sure that all of the appropriate steps are taken in making your transition at SMC a seamless one.


Apply early to ensure enrollment in the classes that you'll need! SMC’s Admissions department provides an easy online application process for most students. Whether you are a high school student continuing your education, an International Student beginning your education in the States, a returning student or just taking a class on the side, Admissions will help make applying to SMC easy.


Now English and Math placements can be completed and viewed right inside of Corsair Connect! And if you have any prerequisite waivers that you would like to request, you can begin that process in Corsair Connect also.

View Placement Process


Have you ever taken a class at another college before? If you have completed courses at other institutions and/or AP exams, they must be evaluated in order to determine appropriate course recommendations at SMC.

View Transcript Information


The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to help all students achieve their educational objectives through the administration of federal, state, and institutional aid programs. We are also committed to providing SMC students access to an education that can enrich their lives and empower them in the global community of tomorrow.

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Here you'll find the necessary steps and helpful tips to successfully enroll at Santa Monica College. Use this step-by-step guide to learn how to navigate and add, drop, and shop for classes through Corsair Connect. Also find out about important Dates and Deadlines.

View Enrollment Checklist


Activate your Corsair Connect Account, your one-stop portal for your Student Records, Email, and Enrollment. Remember, the first time you sign in, your USERNAME is your SMC ID #, and your password is your 6-digit birthdate (mmddyy format).

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