Success Center

Success and Engagement Center

 

​​​​​​Welcome to SMC Success and Engagement Center!

Formally the Assessment Center.

Contact

Phone: 310-434-8040
Fax: 310-434-8019​

Email: SuccessAndEngagement@smc.edu​

Hours

Campus is closed to all in-person contact due to Covid-19

Location

​Student Services Center (SSC)  1st Floor
1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

How to Complete the English, ESL and Math Placements Process

  • Login to Corsair Connect
  • From the menu on the left side, click on "Placement" tab
  • If you are not showing a placement at this time, please flow the steps to complete the placement process. 

Note: You will only be able to complete this process once, so please make sure to answer the questions to the best of your ability. 

  • Login to the Corsair Connect.

  • From the menu on the left side, click on "Placement"  tab.

  • If you are not showing a placement at this time, please follow the steps to complete the placement process.

Note: You will only be able to complete this process once, so please make sure to answer the questions to the best of your ability.

  • Login to the Corsair Connect.

  • From the menu on the left side, click on "Placement"  tab.

  • If you are not showing a placement at this time, please follow the steps to complete the placement process.

Note: You will only be able to complete this process once, so please make sure to answer the questions to the best of your ability.

  • Login to the Corsair Connect.

  • From the menu on the left side, click on "Placement"  tab.

  • If you are not showing a placement at this time, please follow the steps to complete the placement process.

Note: You will only be able to complete this process once, so please make sure to answer the questions to the best of your ability.

  • Login to the Corsair Connect.

  • From the menu on the left side, click on "Placement"  tab.

  • If you are not showing a placement at this time, please follow the steps to complete the placement process.

Note: You will only be able to complete this process once, so please make sure to answer the questions to the best of your ability.

Sign-Up for Remote Chemistry Testing

  • To sign up for the Chemistry Challenge, you must have an SMC student ID #
  • You cannot be enrolled or previously enrolled in Chem 10 course
  • At this time, all testing is completed online in a virtual environment. Your computer must meet the minimum system requirements to test
  • All directions and system requirements will be sent to you via email (email you signed up with) prior to your scheduled appointment date

You can study for the Chemistry Challenge exam prior to testing. 

If you feel you have completed college-level course at another Institution, you can submit a waiver for review.  Please make sure to read the waiver information in its entirety. 

Government-Issued Photo ID Required for Testing

  • Valid government-issued photo identification such as passport, driver's license, state ID, or high school picture ID card, is required for testing.

  • Undocumented students may present their high school ID, yearbook, matricular/consular ID card, or a financial institution's card having a picture on it.

  • The Success and Engagement Center reserves the right to ask for a secondary form of ID. A student ID card may be used only as a secondary form of identification.

  • You cannot assess for a course you are currently enrolled or been enrolled in within the last 2 years. For example: if you are enrolled in an ESL or English class, you will not be eligible to retake the ESL placement test again. Same applies for Chemistry.

  • All acts of impersonation attempted an impersonation, use of fraudulent ID cards/passports will be reported to the College Police and Student Judicial Affairs for adjudication. College Police will refer all such cases to the City Attorney ’s Office for criminal prosecution.