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The Center for Wellness & Well-Being 

Center Your Emotional Well-Being

Explore Center for Wellness and Well-being

Adapting to college life, adjusting to academics, and managing major life events can be overwhelming. Regardless of your personal experiences, it is always important to seek help when needed.  If you have needs or concerns about your emotional wellbeing, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with the Center for Wellness and Wellbeing.

Discover Center for Wellness and Well-being Navigation Guide

Learn about resources and access to mental health services.


Connect with Center for Wellness and Well-being 

CWW offers a variety of ways to connect to student services and support.

Staff Directory & Hours of Operation

CWW also partners with special programs such as Black Collegians, Adelante, EOPS/Guardian Scholars/Cal-Works and DSPS to offer access to part-time psychotherapists. 

CWW Staff and Part-Time Psychotherapists

SPRING 2024 Hours

Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday (remote services only): 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

We are located on the main campus in the Math Complex, room 75.

We are available for remote (video and phone) and limited in-person appointments. Appointments must be scheduled in advance. If you are interested in a same-day appointment, please call (310) 434-4503 to check for availability.


Counseling Appointment Request

To request an appointment for an initial 30 minute phone or video screening, please fill out our online screening form (link below). You will be prompted to enter your SMC student email user name and password in order to access the form. After the form is completed, you will be contacted via email with the date and time of your scheduled appointment.  Please note that in-person appointments are limited and offered only on Mondays through Thursdays.

Note: To be eligible for services students must be currently enrolled and have paid their health fees

CWW Request for Initial Screening Form


YouTube Channel & Instagram

CWW offers a variety of videos on their YouTube Channel related to mental health and wellness tools. You can watch videos about managing stress, building social confidence or defeating procrastination You can also follow CWW on Instagram!

CWW YouTube Channel

CWW Instagram Account


Crisis & Emergency Resources

Please note that CWW staff cannot respond to immediate crises. If you are feeling unsafe or have time-sensitive needs, please use any of these crisis resources: 

  • SMC 24/7 emotional support line (800) 691-6003.
  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, call or text 988
  • Text COURAGE to 741741
  • Los Angeles Department of Mental Health Help Line (800) 854-7771 
  • Call 911

Gateway to Persistence and Success (GPS)

 GPS offers access to support (counselors, support staff, or automated responses) based on the service. To find out more about the specific resources and services offered, follow these steps:

1. Log into SMC GPS using your Corsair Connect login information.

2. Click the three parallel lines next to "My Success Network", which offers a variety of resources:

  • Check your courses
  • Check your GPS messages
  • Use the "Raise Your Hand " feature and connect to a variety of resources

3. In the "My Success Network" self select the available resources and services displayed under the CWW. 

Thrive with Center for Wellness and Well-being 

Utilize these tools to successfully navigate Center for Wellness and Well-being services and resources.