International Student Office

Saddleback College is one of the premier community colleges in California and the United States. We are located in beautiful Southern California and only a few miles away from the sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean.  Saddleback College is a two-year, postsecondary institution of higher education fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The College is known for its well equipped, high-tech learning centers and laboratories, challenging academic curricula, strong student support services and high transfer rates to prestigious universities, like UC Irvine Berkeley, Los Angeles, and San Diego, University of Southern California, and other premier institutions of higher education.

The International Student Program is here to assist you during your application process and while you are a student at Saddleback College. The office provides a variety of services that include F-1 student visa immigration advising, health insurance registration, academic workshops, seminars, and social events.

Traveling out of the United States during the summer?   – Please bring in your I-20 into the International Student Office to request travel signature!  Be sure to allow enough time for your request to be processed.

Saddleback College International Students are invited to attend the following informational workshops specifically related to optimizing the Saddleback experience:

May 21 @ 10 am— Orientation Review: F-1 Student Visa Guidelines & Honor’s Program

June 18 @ 10 am– On Campus Employment, Internships & Optional Practical Training

July 23 @ 10 am– Student Success: On Campus Resources Available

Meet in LRC 314. Please check the ISO Facebook and website for upcoming workshops.  We look forward to  your participation!