Pico Partnership


About Us

The Pico Partnership program is a joint partnership between Santa Monica College and the City of Santa Monica. The program is designed to meet the needs of the under-resourced youth living in close proximity to the college. The program assists and motivates young residents of the Pico neighborhood to pursue an associate degree, certificate, transfer to a 4-year university, and/or employment.

Program Offerings

  • Academic Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Wellness Counseling
  • Priority enrollment
  • Textbook vouchers
  • Assistance with financial aid, CA Dream Act and scholarships search
About Pico Partnership
Pico Neighborhood Snapshot 1
Pico Neighborhood Snapshot 2

Alumni Testimonials


Pico Partnership Alumni

Office Contact & Location

Office photo

Contact Us

Student Services Center (SSC),            Room S238                                            1900 Pico Boulevard;                               Santa Monica, CA 90405                    Phone: 310-434-4926                              Email: 

Gabby Counseling

Fall 2023 Office Hours

*The office will be closed on Veterans' Day: Friday, Nov. 10, Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, Nov. 23, and Native American Day: Friday, Nov. 24.

Monday        8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday       8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday     8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday          9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


The Team