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Join QLess Line​

Join the QLess line to Speak with Financial Aid Online

QLess line Hours

​​Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Important Information-Temporary Changes to Phone Hours

Effective Monday, July 27 – Friday August 14th, the Financial Aid office will have reduced telephone hours.  We will be answering live calls Monday-Friday from 12-4pm.  Our Q-less hours will be from 12:00-3:00pm Tuesday-Thursday during this period.

​We Are Here to Help!

​While we are operating in a remote environment capacity, we are happy to assist you with answering your questions and submitting documents! Contact us at (310) 434-4343 or financialaid@smc.edu. You may submit documents via email or through our new paperless system, Campus Logic! 

Maintain Financial Aid During School Closure

Students will be allowed to take approved leaves of absence for concerns related to the coronavirus, even if the student notifies the institution in writing after the approved leave of absence has begun. In that case, the institution would keep any financial aid funds for the student to use when they resume their studies. However, if the student does not return within 180 days, the school would need to move forward with a Return of Title IV (R2T4) funds calculation.

This may impact the student in owing money to the College based on the last date of recorded attendance. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at financialaid@smc.edu or (310) 434-4343 for more information.

​​​2020-21 California Promise Grant Eligibility

The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office strongly encourages ALL students to submit the 2020-21 FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application as soon as possible to be considered for a California Promise Grant for the 2020-2021 academic year.  We will begin awarding this funding in May! 

2020-21 Financial Aid Re-Evaluation Due to Income Change

We will be evaluating students' change in income as a result of extenuating circumstances​ in October. Check back with the Financial Aid office at that time.​ See the Student FAQ for more information.


Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Phone: (310) 434-4343
Fax: (310) 434-3650
Email: financialaid@smc.edu
Location: SSC 1st Floor

Quick Links

School Codes

  • FAFSA: 001286
  • CA Dream Act: 00128600

​Check Your Financial Aid

  1. Login at Corsair Connect.

  2. On the left column, click Financial Aid to see all your financial aid information.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Submit FAFSA or CA DREAM Act Application​​. SMC receives your info in about 5 business days.

  2. Log into Corsair Connect to check for required documents and actions.

  3. Submit required verification and other documents at Corsair E-Docs. Log in with​ your Canvas ID and password, then create an account with your FAFSA info.

Types of Financial Aid

HEERF Reporting