Academic Support

Transfer Center


Welcome to Santa Monica College, California's #1 transfer college for 30 years! SMC tops in transfers to UCs, USC, LMU, and UCs and CSUs combined. World-Class education and endless possibilities await you.

Santa Monica College is here to help you! Feel free to reach out to SMC counselors to get assistance on how to transfer to the best college or university for you.

To be a successful transfer student:

  • Take advantage of all the resources listed on our website.
  • Attend workshops and college fairs to gather information.
  • Meet with counselors and university representatives to create the best transfer plan.

Winter 2022 Open Counseling Courses

Transfer Talk Tuesdays During the Summer

Join Counselor Erika Knox for Transfer Talk Tuesday in the chat on Canvas. Let’s have a conversation about transfer!

Transfer Center Canvas Opt-In Link

How to Connect with Us

Below you will find the different ways General Counseling and Transfer Services meets with students! 

Office Hours

Below you will find Transfer Center regular office hours, extended hours and office closures.


Get ahead of the transfer process: earn scholarships directly from 4-year colleges and universities while you complete your Associates' degree.

Connect with 4-year colleges and track your progress towards successful transfer during community college.

RaiseMe Website

Transferring? Share your story with us!

What's Your Transfer Story?


Transfer Center Contact and Location




Counselor conducting workshop



Location: Currently Closed to the Public. We are offering all services remotely.

Student Services Center (SSC) 2nd Floor: MapPDF File
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628