Student Support

First Year Programs & Services


If you are you starting college for the first time and have no idea where to start, this page is for you! Santa Monica College welcomes every new student as a future alum, which means the emphasis is on student support and student success.

First Year Special Programs

SMC has an array of programs and services available specifically to help develop your career pathway and focuses on the steps necessary to achieve your academic and career goals. 

This is a one-stop guide for all SMC special programs and support services.