Southern Maine Community College

Join us for Open House

Saturday, April 4
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
at our South Portland Campus

Interested in attending or recently accepted to SMCC? Now is the perfect time to learn about all that we can do for you. During Open House you’ll hear from our Admissions team, learn about academic programs and services, talk with faculty and staff, get a tour of our campus, visit our residence halls and can even apply for free. Don’t miss out. RSVP today.


Take advantage of the lowest tuition and fees in New England and graduate with little to no student debt. On average a three-credit course costs less than $400.


Get the resources and one-to-one support you need to succeed and enter a high-wage career or continue your education after graduating.


Choose from a full- or part-time schedule that works for you with morning, day, evening and online courses that allow you to reach your goals faster.

“I think that no matter what you choose to do here, you’re opening your mind and yourself up to anything. SMCC offers a great experience that gives you the opportunity to get a leg up. If you’re interested in going to a university, I’d recommend that anybody start here.”

- Joel Messinger, Former Precision Machining & Manufacturing Student

“SMCC is the most economical program in the state and is a feeder for other universities. It made a lot of sense to come here.”

- Mike Jones, Dual-Major Student, Pre Engineering & Electrical Engineering Technologies

“There’s a lot of opportunity here, such a variety of classes and majors. I’ve never had a teacher who let me down. They’ve always been here to help.”

- Najma Ashraf, Medical Assisting Student
Academics & Advising

Talk with faculty from our 40+ programs to find out what the best fit is for you. Hear from our friendly Advising team to learn how they’ll support you every step of the way.

Student Life

Learn about our extensive student life from athletics, clubs and activities to residence halls, and more.

Financial Aid & Billing

Learn about the FAFSA  including how to file and how it can help you pay for college. Find out about our flexible payment options designed to fit your needs.

Career & Transfer

Learn about our internships and employment opportunities available while you learn and upon graduation and/or explore our seamless transfer options if you’re interested in continuing your education after SMCC. 

Disability Services

Talk with our committed team to learn about available options for accommodations and services to help you be successful.

Safety & Transportation

Learn about and download our RAVE mobile safety app. Get to know the various options for commuting to SMCC and get tips for parking.

Contact Admissions at or 207-741-5800.

All are welcome. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Sandra Lynham at 207-741-5923 or in advance of your participation or visit.

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