VIP Welcome

College fair featuring workshops, student support resources, campus tours, and more!

VIP Welcome 2024- You're Invited!

During our VIP Welcome Events, you’ll have the opportunity to meet other students and make valuable connections with SMC’s diverse community of faculty and staff. You Don't Want to Miss These Events!

To join us for the online event on Tuesday, August 20, please just sign up for any/all of the workshops that you'd like to attend. 

For the onground event on Friday, August 23, please check your SMC email (and the non SMC email that you put in your SMC application) for a special invitation link.  Keep an eye out for that to RSVP!  (It will be sent out in early July and then reminders will follow!)

Families and guests are welcome! We look forward to meeting you during our VIP events and can’t wait to welcome new and returning students to SMC! #ProudtobeSMC

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities to make all learning experiences accessible. The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD, also known as DSPS) is the official campus office that works to arrange reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in this event, please contact the Center for Students with Disabilities at dsps@smc.edu or 310-434-4265 at least 5 business days prior to the event. 

Online VIP Welcome - August 20, 2024

Tuesday, August 20, 2024

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Online Zoom Workshops

Online virtual student success workshops cover how to get connected with special programs and resources. Join in as many as you'd like! We hope to see you at the in-person event on Aug. 23rd as well!  (Parents and families are welcome to participate in these workshops, too!)

On Campus VIP Welcome - August 23, 2024

Friday, August 23, 2024

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

On Ground - SMC Main Campus

The Main SMC Campus will be full of activities, tours, workshops, and ways to get connected for this in-person event. Live music, food, and free swag as well — come early and don't miss out — register below.

The Coffee Spot, serving Starbucks Coffee, will be open at 7:30 a.m. to meet your early morning caffeine needs.

Check out LAST YEAR's event schedule and program

Photos and Highlights from Past VIP Welcome Events