October 29, 2019

SMC Remains Open October 30

SANTA MONICA, CA—Santa Monica College (SMC) will be open, and classes in session Wednesday, October 30, based on current air quality.

The college’s emergency management team will continue to monitor the conditions related to the Getty Fire. SMC is using the following agency websites to assess air quality: PurpleAir.com; Airnow.gov; and AQMD.gov.

Santa Monica College’s main and satellite campuses are clear of the mandatory evacuation area of the Getty Fire. Please monitor your SMC email, the official Twitter account @SMC_edu, and the college website smc.edu for the latest updates.

For health tips during conditions of wildfire smoke, check out this guide on how to Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke. For traffic impact and latest updates on the Getty Fire, follow the Los Angeles Fire Department on Twitter: @LAFD or LAFD Alerts. Our deepest gratitude goes out to first responders and fire personnel who have been working tirelessly.