Special Programs & Support Services 2018-2019 by Santa Monica Community College

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Contacts for Santa Monica Community College

Santa Monica Community College

1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Events Office & Tickets : (310) 434-3000

Human Resources: (310) 434-4415

International Education: (310) 434-4217 or email

Phone Registration: (310) 434-4333

Planetarium : (310) 434-416​3

Non-Emergency Calls: (310) 434-4608

Emergency Calls: (310) 434-4300

Public Information Office: (310) 434-4454

Santa Monica College Foundation: (310) 434-4215

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santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 335 center for students with disabilities dsps 3171 s bundy dr los angeles smc.edu/disabledstudent admissions/student services complex 101 smc community education — offered by smc’s noncredit adult education programs — meets the lifelong learning needs of the community by providing a choice of more than 450 classes each semester to individuals who wish to enhance their careers or explore their personal interests our fee-based professional certificate and continuing education programs and seminars — offered as smc extension courses — are designed to promote career development professional training and certification our low-cost notfor-credit community education courses respond to the interests of the community enriching lives through handson workshops and lively classes in art writing dance and many other areas with special classes for children and teens classes on a wide range of topics are also offered

santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 • free tutoring and academic support services • access to a variety of academic workshops • referrals to psychological and personal counseling services • referrals to specific community agencies for housing and medical assistance and for scholarship opportunities • meal assistance • access to food pantry and • transportation assistance for more information about smc’s guardian scholars program please call 310-434-4449 or stop by the guardian scholars office located inside the eops/care office honors societies santa monica college has active on-campus chapters of several honors societies which encourage and offer recognition of outstanding accomplishments and scholastic achievement • alpha mu gamma alpha mu gamma is a national honorary foreign language society that encourages interest and scholarship in foreign languages and promotes international communication enlightenment and

338 santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 international education counseling center the international education counseling center located at 1734 pearl street 310-434-4218 offers academic advising and counseling for new and continuing international students this office also assists international students with housing information including an up-to-date bulletin of housing options counselors are available to assist students with their smc requirements academic issues and information on transferring to other colleges or universities students can seek assistance from a counselor throughout the year on a walk-in basis at selected times of the academic year students may also make an appointment to meet with a counselor intensive english program the intensive english program provides 20 hours per week of not-for-credit content-based english instruction in reading writing and speaking at the beginning intermediate and advanced levels the intensive english program is designed to

340 santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 smc emeritus/noncredit older adult program smc.edu/emeritus 1227 second st santa monica 310-434-4306 e-mail emeritus@smc.edu silverman_scott@smc.edu smc emeritus is a unique noncredit program at santa monica college for adults age 55 and up established in 1975 the model program’s curriculum includes courses designed to serve the interests and needs of adults who are now in or preparing for retirement those dedicated to lifelong learning and those seeking continued personal growth through creative use of their time smc emeritus classes are offered primarily during the day at the smc emeritus campus near the popular third street promenade and throughout the community — including malibu — in easily accessible locations there are no fees for the noncredit courses registration and enrollment are by mail walk-in or internet registration forms are included in the smc emeritus schedule of classes and may also be

santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 in an exciting and engaging learning program each program gives students the opportunity to earn smc credit as they expand their own intercultural awareness and foster a more global experience students who successfully complete a minimum of three semester units while attending a study abroad program will fulfill smc’s global citizenship graduation requirement for the associate degree please call the international education center or see our website for details supplemental instruction program smc.edu/si drescher hall 302 310-434-4121 the supplemental instruction si program provides academic assistance to smc students enrolled in specific courses through free out-of-class sessions during si sessions si leaders present interactive group activities that engage students to help them learn course concepts prepare for exams and develop effective study skills si sessions are held in fall and spring semesters please note si sessions are not

santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 students with disabilities may find some areas of the campus store inaccessible — please request assistance a current booklist for classes is available through the center for students with disabilities 343 career services center smc’s center for wellness wellbeing offers short-term personal counseling to currently enrolled students who have paid the health services fee personal concerns sometimes interfere with study and concentration these concerns may be feelings of anxiety depression or lack of self-confidence interpersonal problems with family or friends life stresses such as leaving home death of a loved one mid-life transitions or other problems such as alcohol or drug use eating habits sexual issues etc smc.edu/careercenter smc.edu/jobs4u counseling village licensed psychologists and interns/trainees help students resolve these problems or help them find appropriate resources in the community for up-to-date details on

344 santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 every smc student receives a free college email account that offers a permanent email address as long as google is the service provider important this email address is where santa monica college will send all official communications from the college to a student to access communications from the college a student can use any electronic device with internet access students also have available various other google services including online storage space for documents students are strongly urged to read the google privacy policy smc.edu/google before using the service students using any smc computer services are expected to abide by smc’s responsible computer use policy see smc edu/computer_policy for details on-campus computers may be restricted to college-related work at any time all files must be saved to either student-selected online storage services or onto student-provided removable media such as usb flash drives any files

santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 online go to smc.edu/oc for students enrolled in oncampus courses students enrolled in online courses should consult the information available at smc.edu/onlineed during the academic year the counseling department holds a number of workshops that deal with such topics as study skills time management and the transfer process the counseling department also offers a variety of courses providing a more in-depth study of the topics listed above students will find these courses listed under the “counseling” heading in the schedule of classes the counseling department is located on the southeast corner of smc’s main campus drop-in counseling services for quick issues requiring a short consultation five minutes or less are available in the counseling department lobby and students may make appointments for more extensive counseling services for counseling department hours and other information visit the counseling website or

santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 student clubs one of the best ways to get involved in campus life is to join one of smc’s more than 60 student clubs the clubs reflect the wide range of interests smc students have in areas such as academic achievement science sports creative arts business and industry social awareness and service club activities include field trips business meetings networking opportunities guest lectures and social events to enhance the educational and social experiences students have on campus and in the community to find out about student clubs see the student clubs website or visit the office of student life california law forbids secret fraternities and sororities in public community colleges all clubs at smc — with the exception of the honor scholarship societies which require specific qualifications see honors societies above for details — are open to all students inter-club council icc the inter-club council icc promotes

348 santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 website or call the information number for events listings and other details the eli and edythe broad stage the broad stage thebroadstage.com information tickets 310-434-3200 smc performing arts center 1310 11th st santa monica the eli and edythe broad stage — known familiarly as the broad stage — opened in fall 2008 to host a variety of toprated music dance and other events including fully staged commercial productions the broad stage is a top entertainment destination for audiences throughout the region please see the website for the latest details on upcoming performances and ticket information theatre arts productions special programs support services smc.edu/theatre theatre arts complex 310-434-4319 students at santa monica college may participate in fullscale productions offered to the community and receive training in all aspects of theater productions from intense classes specifically for the training of the

santa monica college catalog 2018–2019 349 smc during enrollment periods the welcome center has academic counselors and trained student ambassadors on hand to answer questions and assist new students with admission and enrollment processes at the welcome center new students can • get help to resolve any admission or enrollment issues • get information about financial aid and help with filling out financial aid applications • take part in one-on-one and small-group counseling sessions • seek personalized academic counseling and develop short-term and long-term education plans and • use computers to apply to smc enroll in classes complete their online orientation and/or work on their education plans the welcome center also offers the first year experience fye program to help students make the transition from high school to college sort out career and education goals and create a plan of action to reach those goals see first year experience fye