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Community Education's COVID-19 Policy


Community Education's Covid-19 Policy

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SMC Community Education is following SMC protocols with regards to concerns about the coronavirus; please visit for the most updated information regarding SMC campus operations.

01 Community Education Classes

Consistent with SMC and State of California policy, all Community Education classes that are able to, have migrated to a "REMOTE LIVE" format accessed via the Internet.

Summer-Fall 2022 semester  registration: Limited class selection. Proof of full vaccination required to attend any SMC ground class. For information, visit:, which includes the link to  PROOF OF VACCINE website. Currently, only the inital full dosage of vaccination is required. Boosters are not being mandated.

Summer semester registration: Registration is currently active, you can now view a listing of classes or download a Summer Catalog.

Along with our regular classes that will be offered in the remote live format, Community Ed also offers online single-topic classes and career training programs through our partnership with ed2go, the premier online provider of adult education in the country.

If you wish receive notifications about registration dates, class updates and special offers, please add your name to our mailing list.

02 Current Students

Please monitor your email for any updates from either your instructors or the Community Education staff. If you are not receiving any email updates, check that your profile account at has a valid and correct email address. Also check your spambox to make sure the emails aren't being directed to it.

If you need to contact staff, we request that you please email with all inquiries, as we no longer are able to access our voicemail system. If you need to contact your instructor, you will find your instructor's email in the Confirmation Email you received after registering into your class.

During these extraordinary times, we ask our community supporters to be patient with us as we try our best to get to every one in a timely manner.

Thank you and stay safe.

03 Remote Live

What is Remote Live?  In the middle of our spring semester, as COVID-19 developed into a pandemic, the California Department of Education put out a “red alert” warning to all schools to prepare to offer instruction online. SMC Community Education staff and instructors mobilized our time and resources to make that happen. In a rather short amount of time, but with a lot of hard work and passion, our instructors did the impossible by migrating their classes to a live, but remote presentation, using streaming video platforms — hence “Remote Live.” It’s because of the dedication and commitment of our extraordinary team of instructors that SMC Community Education is able to continue to offer our students the opportunity to Learn & Grow!

In this unprecedented and extraordinary time, Community Education at Santa Monica College is here to continue offering learning opportunities in a variety of formats to promote personal and professional growth. Please take a look inside our summer class schedule and make us a part of your stay-safe experience.