​​ SMC students have many housing options in this vibrant and urban neighborhood. Although SMC does not offer student lodging, most students find accommodations within 5 to 7 days of arrival. Below are some easy steps to follow, but note that Santa Monica College provides general information regarding accommodations that have been successful for international students for your convenience only.  The College makes no representation as to the condition or suitability of any of the listed resources, nor does it assume responsibility for their condition or reliability, or for any agreements you enter into with them.  SMC is under no obligation to provide organizations or businesses space on our webpages. Santa Monica Visitor's BureauExpedia  or Trip Advisor  also offer additional resources.

Step 1: Before arrival, make a reservation!

Step 2: Choose your housing preference

Step 3: Choose your neighborhood

Step 4: Consider transportation and parking

Step 5: Contract and Legal Matters, what you should know

Step 6: Happy home!

Step 7: Need Help?