Registration Appointment Priority

Saddleback College assigns registration appointments based upon criteria set forth by regulations of the state of California. Registration appointment priority grouping allows different student populations to receive a registration date and time based upon their academic status, orientation and assessment status, and student group status. For more information about California State regulations in relation to enrollment priority, click on the banner below.

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Please see below for the breakdown of registration appointment assignment priorities in the order that they are assigned.

Important Changes to Registration Priority effective for Fall 2014

California Community Colleges are required to adopt new enrollment priorities. Effective fall 2014, registration times will be assigned to students in the following order:

Level 1: College students (excluding K-12 students) who: 

  • Have not been on academic or progress probation for their last two consecutive semesters
  • Completed less than 100 units (basic skills units are not counted in this total)
  • Have a qualifying educational goal
    • Obtain an Associate Degree and transfer
    • Obtain an Associate Degree without transfer
    • Transfer to a 4-year institution without a degree
    • Obtain a vocational degree without transfer
    • Discover carreer interests and plans
    • Prepare for a new career
    • Advance in current job
    • Improve basic skills
    • Undecided
    • Move from non-credit to credit coursework
  • Complete all matriculation steps in order
    1. Orientation
    2. Assessment in both Math and English
    3. Advisement including a first semester academic plan
  • Qualifying Level 1 students will be assigned a registration time in the following order:
    1. Pre-Assigned Special Priority Groups in the following order
      1. Foster Youth students under 25 years old1, Active Duty Military and Veterans, DSPS, EOPS, and CalWorks
      2. Athletes
      3. Ambassadors, Honors Students, ASG
    2. First Time Freshmen (only those who complete matriculation by a set deadline)
    3. Military Dependents, Staff/Family of Staff
    4. Continuing Students
    5. New and Returning Students

Level 2: Emeritus Students (Excluding K-12 students)

Level 3: Any students who have (Excluding K-12 students):

  • Completed 100 or more degree applicable units
  • Been placed on academic probation
  • Been placed on progress probation
  • Declared educational goal of:
    • personal development
    • maintaining license or certificate
    • completing credits for HS Diploma or GED
    • 4 year student taking courses to meet 4 year requirements
  • Not completed all the matriculation steps/requirements by the specified deadline

Level 4: Concurrently Enrolled High School Students2

1 - Foster Youth are exempt from Level 1 academic/progress probation and unit limit requirements.
2 - Concurrently Enrolled Foster Youth high school students will receive a Level 1 appointment date and time.

Fall 2014 Assigned Registration Appointment Dates - Detailed View

Priority Sublevel

Groups

Sort Order

Requirements

1.0

July 1-2

Active Duty Military,

Veterans,

Foster Youth1,

Former Foster Youth (under 25 years old)1,

DSPS,

EOPS,

CalWorks

 

1Foster youth and Former Foster Youth are exempt from the unit and academic standing requirements.

Completed unit order (regardless of group); 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.1

 Reserved for future use

Not assigned to any group

 

1.2

July 2

Athletes

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.3

July 2

Ambassadors,

Honors Program,

Student Government

Completed unit order (regardless of group); 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.4

July 3-8

Fully matriculated (by deadline) First Time Freshmen

Matriculation complete date (earliest to latest)

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.5

July 8

Spouses/Family of Military/Veterans receiving benefits

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.6

July 8

Staff,

Family of Staff

Completed unit order (regardless of group); 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.7

July 9-18

Continuing Students (Summer term enrollments do not grant continuing student status for Fall)

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.8

July 21 – August 1

New/Returning Students

New - Application date received or date of enrollment in summer course

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

2.0

July 21 - July 24

Emeritus

Alphabetical Rotation By Last Name

Emeritus Students are not elegible for priority registration appointments (Level 1)

3.0

August 7-11

Students With Deficiencies

Any student who does not qualify for a Level 1 or Level 2 apointment who earn one or more of the following negative points:

  • Not fully matriculated (-1 pt)
  • 100 or more completed degree applicable units (-1 pt)
  • Non-qualifying ed goal (-1 pt),
  • 2 semesters or more on academic or progress probation (-1 pt);

Accumulated negative points; more points will result in a later reg time

Non-qualifying ed goals:

  • maintain certificate or license,
  • educational development,
  • complete credits for high school diploma or GED,
  • 4-year college student taking courses to meet 4-year college reqs

4.0

August 12-16

Concurrently Enrolled High School Students2

 

 

2Concurrently Enrolled Foster Youth High School Students will receive a Level 1 registration appointment.

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

 

Spring 2015 Assigned Registration Appointment Dates - Detailed View

Priority Sublevel

Groups

Sort Order

Requirements

1.0

Nov. 19 - Nov. 20

Active Duty Military,

Veterans,

Foster Youth1,

Former Foster Youth (under 25 years old)1,

DSPS,

EOPS,

CalWorks

 

1Foster youth and Former Foster Youth are exempt from the unit and academic standing requirements.

Completed unit order (regardless of group); 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.1

 Reserved for future use

Not assigned to any group

 

1.2

Nov. 20

Athletes

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.3

Nov. 20

Ambassadors,

Honors Program,

Student Government

Completed unit order (regardless of group); 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.4

Nov. 21 - Nov. 24

Fully matriculated (by deadline) First Time Freshmen

Matriculation complete date (earliest to latest)

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.5

Nov. 24

Spouses/Family of Military/Veterans receiving benefits

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.6

Nov. 24

Staff,

Family of Staff

Completed unit order (regardless of group); 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.7

Nov. 25 - Dec. 8

Continuing Students (Summer term enrollments do not grant continuing student status for Fall)

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

1.8

Dec. 9 - Dec. 12

New/Returning Students

New - Application date received or date of enrollment in summer course

  1. Must be in good academic standing for the past two consecutive enrolled terms,
  2. With less than 100 completed degree applicable units,
  3. Fully matriculated,
  4. With qualifying ed goal:
    1. obtain associate degree and transfer
    2. transfer w/o associate degree
    3. obtain associate degree w/o transfer
    4. obtain voc degree w/o transfer
    5. discover career interests/plans
    6. prepare for new career
    7. advance in current job
    8. improve basic skills
    9. undecided
    10. move from non-credit to credit coursework

2.0

Dec. 15 - Dec. 17

Returning and Continuing Emeritus

Alphabetical Rotation By Last Name

Emeritus Students are not elegible for priority registration appointments (Level 1)

3.0

Jan. 5, 2015 - Jan. 11, 2015

Students With Deficiencies

Any student who does not qualify for a Level 1 or Level 2 apointment who earn one or more of the following negative points:

  • Not fully matriculated (-1 pt)
  • 100 or more completed degree applicable units (-1 pt)
  • Non-qualifying ed goal (-1 pt),
  • 2 semesters or more on academic or progress probation (-1 pt);

Accumulated negative points; more points will result in a later reg time

Non-qualifying ed goals:

  • maintain certificate or license,
  • educational development,
  • complete credits for high school diploma or GED,
  • 4-year college student taking courses to meet 4-year college reqs

4.0

Jan. 12, 2015 - Jan. 19, 2015

Concurrently Enrolled High School Students2

 

 

2Concurrently Enrolled Foster Youth High School Students will receive a Level 1 registration appointment.

Completed unit order; 99 units or less in descending order