Office of Student Life

About Us

Meet our Team, Learn about our Mission and Vision and the Freedom of Expression Guidelines

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Meet Our Staff and Counselors

placeholder for photoThomas Bui, M.A., Interim
Associate Dean for Student Life
placeholder for photoBenny Blaydes,
Lead Counselor & ICC Advisor 
Tiffany Inabu, Adjunct Counselor
placeholder for photoAmelia Trejo, Admin. Assistant II
Michele Harrison, Admin. Assistant I


The Office of Student Life at Santa Monica College provides community and engagement opportunities to support students outside the classroom. SMC students are invited to engage in co-curricular and extracurricular activities and programs (examples: Associated Students, clubs and organizations, civic engagement, student leadership, etc.) to develop their leadership skills and connect with their peers. The Office of Student Life is committed to promoting student involvement and success with intention by creating equitable and inclusive student communities through honoring connection, centering leadership development, and empowering students. 


The Office of Student Life believes in creating inclusive and equitable communities at Santa Monica College. We serve our students with intention through the following values, 


Office of Student Life Information

Contact Information:


Phone: (310) 434 - 4250

Office Hours:

Fall & Spring Semesters: Mon-Thur 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.., Fri 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Summer & Winter Sessions: Mon-Thur 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

*Currently our office is only providing remote services. Please email us for an appoinment as needed.

Office Location:

1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
Cayton Center, 2nd Floor, Room #202 (Above the Cafeteria - Elevator on the east side)

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