Hundreds to attend SMCC Open House

Hundreds of visitors will attend Southern Maine Community College’s annual spring Open House to learn about academic programs, meet faculty and staff, and tour the college’s beautiful ocean-side South Portland Campus.

The April 7 event provides prospective students and those who have already been accepted an opportunity to learn more about the college and its offerings. More than 350 prospective and accepted students and hundreds of parents are expected.

Interested persons can pre-register and reserve a space online at The Open House runs from 9 a.m.-noon.

Students who have already been accepted at SMCC will learn about orientation, housing, student life, and their academic program of interest. All visitors can take tours of the campus and residence halls, visit academic departments, and meet with admissions and financial aid staff.

SMCC holds Open Houses every spring and fall at its South Portland Campus and its Midcoast Campus in Brunswick. The Midcoast Campus Open House will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 3.

SMCC has more than 40 degree and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of affordable noncredit classes and workshops in various formats through its Continuing Studies program for people seeking to start a new career, enhance their professional skills or explore their creative talents. Summer offerings will be posted at in early May.