Freshman Advantage Events


The following events are for Freshman Advantage students or Parents that need more help before they begin their freshman year at Saddleback College.

Week of Workshops

Get Started on Your Success for Fall 2014

Saddleback College will be hosting a Week of Workshops (WOW) for our students during Fall 2014 Flex Week.

The focus of this Week of Workshops (WOW) will be to provide a mini “flex” week for students. During the week of August 11 - 15, 2014, we will be offering faculty/student lead workshops designed to help students prepare for their Fall semester courses.

Find more information on the webpage:

Download the flyer: Week of Workshops Flyer

Freshman Advantage Days

The Freshman Advantage team thanks you for coming out to the Freshman Advantage event. To help support your first semester, we would like to share some important support service web resources below for your success.

  1. (How to register for classes step-by-step)
  2. (After you register for classes, this webpage will provide you technical support about student email, Blackboard, and more)
  3. For additional help with your MAP educational plan, we recommend to attend a MAP workshop (please see below).

The expectation is that Freshman Advantage Days fulfilled your immediate needs to see a counselor. You know your classes for fall semester, you have them in your MAP and shopping cart. You are ready to register when your appointment date arrives. Follow up counseling will occur in your counseling class (Counseling 140 or 1, or 160. Individual counseling appointments may be made beginning the second week of the semester.

Attend a MAP Workshop

A comprehensive educational plan is now required of all students by the time 15 units have been completed or the student is registering for his or her third semester, whichever occurs first. Please call the Counseling Office at 949-582-4572 to make your MAP Workshop Appointment.
A one-day parking permit is required.  Attendees should park in lot 5A.

Wednesday June 11 9:00 - 11:00am SSC 140
Thursday June 12 2:00 - 4:00pm SSC 140
Monday June 16 9:00 - 11:00am SSC 140
Thursday June 19 1:00 - 3:00pm SSC 140
Friday June 20 10:00 - 12:00pm SSC 140
Tuesday June 24 3:00 - 5:00pm SSC 140
Wednesday June 25 10:00 - 12:00pm SSC 140
Wednesday July 2 10:00 - 12:00pm SSC 140
Monday July 7 10:00 - 12:00pm SSC 140
Thursday July 10 1:00 - 3:00pm SSC 140
Friday July 11 9:00 - 11:00am SSC 140
Tuesday July 22 4:00 - 6:00pm SSC 140
Wednesday July 23 1:00 - 3:00pm SSC 140