A photograph of Santa Monica College Campus

Welcome to Santa Monica College!

Steps to Become an SMC Student


If you don’t currently attend Santa Monica College, fill out an application online at smc.edu/apply for admission. Then sign up for classes online at your appointed date and time. Our campus is filled with dedicated people who want you to succeed, so if you need help, please ask!

Take a shortcut to becoming an SMC student!

Our Welcome Center offers new students assistance with enrollment, orientation, academic counseling, financial aid, and more. No appointment necessary — just walk in the door! The Welcome Center (number 32 on the campus map) is located next to the Health Services Center.

Fast track your General Education needs

Accelerate meeting your General Education requirements by enrolling in special short-term classes.

Free Parking & Shuttle Service

You can park for free (with free decal) in the shuttle lot at the Bundy Campus and ride the free shuttle to other campuses. Visit smc.edu/transportation for the most current parking and transit information.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Santa Monica College is committed to equal opportunity in all of its academic programs and is in compliance with Equal Opportunity standards as required by Federal and State laws and District policy. Unless specifically exempted by statute or regulation, ALL SMC COURSES ARE OPEN TO ENROLLMENT AND PARTICIPATION BY ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ADMITTED TO THE COLLEGE AND MEETS THE COURSE PREREQUISITES.

Santa Monica College provides a variety of support services to individuals with disabilities. If you require a disability accommodation to attend or participate in a class or event at SMC, please contact Stephanie Schlatter at schlatter_stephanie@smc.edu or (310) 434-4313 at least 5 business days in advance.

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