- Welcome Center Email: email@example.com
- Phone: 310-434-8101
- Location: SSC 1st Floor
Call: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT
Winter Hours: Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. PDT
Campus will be closed on Friday, February 9, 2024 and Monday, February 19, 2024.
Live Chat: Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Friday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT
- Please be advised that the Welcome Center no longer offers any counseling services. Any counseling questions should be directed to General Counseling
Welcome Center Café
Have general questions about enrollment, but can't make it to campus? Come to the virtual Welcome Center Café! You can learn about the application and enrollment process, as well as resources available to new students to help them get started. The Welcome Center Cafe is closed for the Fall semester. It will reopen on January 3, 2023 for Zoom calls Monday-Thursday from 3 - 4 p.m. PDT.
Information for High School College / Guidance Counselors & Community Group Leaders section:
To Request an SMC Rep
Want a private workshop just for your students? You can request a Santa Monica College Representative to meet with your high school students or attend your college fair online. This form is for high school college & guidance counselors and community group leaders to submit their request.
We appreciate as much advance notice as possible, three weeks minimum is optimal, but we will do our best to accommodate all requests. You may also contact us via email at: Outreach@smc.edu
SMC Promise Program
Have questions about the SMC Promise program? Need to know how to get your SMC ID card? Visit the SMC Promise Program Guide for all things SMC Promise, including information about eligibility, benefits, and book vouchers!
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Information for High School Counselors
We have dedicated tools and resources for high school counselors to help their students successfully apply and attend SMC.
Becoming an SMC Student
Additional Student Resources
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