Saddleback College

Welcome to the Saddleback College Online Application
If you have already submitted your application to Saddleback College, you can access Special Links and Opportunities and your Application Confirmation by going to My Applications.

The California Community College System offers an Open Admission Policy

A message from the campus:




Applications are accepted beginning on the following dates:


Fall Semester: All Students March 1

Fall Semester:

Freshman Advantage High School Seniors Dec 1 - Feb 28

Fall Semester: International Students Feb 1 - Aug 1

Spring Semester: All Students October 1

Spring Semester: International Students Sept 1 - Dec 1

Summer Session All Students March 1

Summer Session International Students Feb 1 - April 1


DO NOT submit an application to both Irvine Valley College and Saddleback. Only one is needed for the same semester. The one application will allow you to register for classes at both campuses. You must complete matriculation at the college where you applied (college of record).

If you wish to apply to Irvine Valley College instead, please discontinue your Saddleback application now and proceed to


International students (those requiring an F-1 Visa) please click here for application requirements and instructions before completing the online application.

EMAIL Information

A Personal Email Address is REQUIRED!


IMPORTANT: If you do not have an email address, you will need to create a new email account. You may choose to set up a free email service (webmail) such as Google Gmail, Yahoo webmail, or Windows Live mail. Saddleback College does not endorse any one service.

Saddleback College is making every effort to communicate with students by email. We advise you to check your email account often.

Email Users please note: Many times email messages sent from Saddleback College are incorrectly flagged as SPAM or junk mail. In order to avoid a delay in your registration, please ensure that is added to your email accountís address book. This will prevent messages from Saddleback College from accidentally being removed or deleted.


Helpful Information

Continuing Students

New and Former/Returning Students

What is my College of Record?

TECHNICAL SUPPORT & Application Errors


What Happens After I Apply?

After submitting your application, you will receive an email with your student ID and registration information. If you do not receive the email within 24 business hours, please contact the Office of Admissions and Records.




Last updated: 4/23/2014 2:17:00 PM PST

  Required information should be sent to:

Saddleback College
Office of Admissions and Records
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA  92692-3635
Fax: (949) 347-8315
How to Use the Saddleback College Online Application
To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the [Next] button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be re-entered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the [Submit] button located on the left column to submit the application.

If you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application, please read our Technical Support frequently asked questions.

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