Student Support

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services


Study at one of the top transfer colleges in the state, located in beautiful Santa Monica, less than two miles from the beach. Our program offers a variety of top quality services and accommodations to ensure full access to SMC’s academic classes, events and co-curricular activities.

Accommodations may include:

  • Sign Language Interpreters

  • Real-Time Captioners

  • Assistive Listening Devices

  • Academic and personal counseling

  • Note takers

  • Test accommodations (extended time, separate testing room)

  • Videophone (current students with access card)

In order to request any support services you must:

Students are responsible for requesting services and accommodations every term, well before the semester begins or as soon as you enroll in classes in order to best ensure and facilitate timely service delivery.

For assistance regarding media captioning:

DHHS Contact Information

DHH Supervisor

Denise Henninger
Text: 818-570-3813
DHH voice: 310-434-4497
Videophone: 424-238-1635

DSPS Front Office

DSPS Voice: 310-434-4265
Fax: 310-434-4272


Center for Students with Disabilities
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Student Services Center – 1st floor