Contact the International Education Center for assistance with:
- Immigration and F-1 visa issues
- Travel Signatures
- Health Insurance questions
- Department of Motor Vehicles support
- Verification Letters
- Package Program support
- Social Security questions
Contact International Counseling for the following:
- Academic and Transfer Counseling
- Educational Planning
- Transcript Evaluations
- Course Waivers and Substitutions
- Personal Counseling and Referrals
- Transfer Application Assistance
Welcome to Santa Monica College! SMC is recognized as one of the best community colleges in California and the nation. SMC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. SMC is the #1 school to transfer to the UC system, USC, and Loyola Marymount University. SMC is #2 nationwide to Columbia University and #1 among schools west of the Mississippi River.
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SMC offers many programs, like the Intensive English Program and 180 degrees and certificates.
Join our community of more than 3,400 international students from 100 countries.
The International Education Center supports students with many services, like orientation, academic advising, activities, immigration assistance and more.
Out of country: October 15
In country: November 15
Out of country: November 15
In Country: January 5, 2021
Out of country: April 15
In Country: May 5, 2021
Out of country: July 1
In country: July 15
International Education Center Office Hours
Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closures: September 7, 2020