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Welcome Center

Overview

The Welcome Center is the place for new, continuing and returning students to get assistance with navigating the college. We serve new students through the matriculation process (orientation, assessment, counseling, registration) as well as continuing and returning students who are looking for more information on how to access services needed to be successful in college. 

Learn about how you can discover your academic and career opportunities at College of San Mateo. View our Academic & Career Community Video for more information!

If you have questions or concerns, attend the Welcome Center Zoom Hour and just click on the time below. 

Drop-In Zoom Hour:
Monday  9:30 am to 11:00 am
Tuesday  9:30 am to 11:00 am
Wednesday  9:30 am to 11:00 am
Thursday  9:30 am to 11:00 am
Friday  9:30 am to 11:00 am

 

Here is how the Welcome Center can serve you:

Current CSM Students

  • Here are some  Campus and Community Resources  that can help you during COVID -19
  • If would like to make a counseling appointment, please visit Counseling Services
  • Workshops that focus on career exploration, academic success, personal development
  • Help with connecting to Student Services. Too many programs? Drop by and we will direct you personally

Distance Education Students

  • Distance Education students should contact Welcome Center for information on how to complete matriculation steps remotely
  • Help with connecting to Student Services. Too many programs? Call and we will direct you personally

New Students including High School Seniors

  • Help with steps to enrollment and register for classes. Follow the Steps to Enrollment for details
  • Help with connecting to Student Services. Too many programs? Drop by and we will direct you personally

Faculty Resources

Concurrent Enrollment (high schools students enrolling in college courses)

Contact Us

Welcome Center
Online services only
CSMWelcomeCenter@smccd.edu

Available during office hours:
(650) 542-0515 phone/text
(650) 793-0215 phone/text
(650) 574-6175 phone

 

Remote Office Hours
Day Time
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm