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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.

Counseling Appointment Request

To request an appointment for an initial 30 minute phone or video screening, please fill out our online "Request a Phone or Video Screening" form. After the form is completed, you will be contacted with the date and time of your scheduled appointment. 

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


Staff Directory & Hours of Operation

The CWW  Directory. 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. 

Fall 2023 Hours of Operation:

Monday through Thursday: 9am to 12pm and  1pm to 5pm

Fridays 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm


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 Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
  • Text COURAGE to 741741
  • Los Angeles Department of Mental Health Help Line (800) 854-7771 
  • Call 911

Gateway to Persistence and Success (GPS)

CWW students, 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.