Re-Entry Services

To schedule an appointment, please call (949) 582-4575.

Re-Entry Services assists individuals who are returning to college and/or the workforce. Our aim is to guide, educate, and empower individuals by helping to remove barriers to ensure student success.

Services include individual and group advisement, resources, referrals, support groups, and scholarships to returning students. Due to demand, appointments are limited to a maximum of six per semester. Walk-in appointments are not available. 

Before making an appointment, all re-entry students are highly encouraged to apply to Saddleback College.

On-Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources




Information Sessions

Providing information for attendees by:

  • Overviewing of the Re-Entry Services including personalized assistance based on their needs, concerns, and goals in relation to returning to school after a gap.
  • Reviewing Student Services including Admission to Saddleback College, Matriculation, CA Residency, Academic Programs, Financial Aid and Scholarships, EOPS, DSPS, LRC, and more.
  • Information Sessions are offered on 1st Tuesday of the month in SSC-140 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • RSVP is not required.

Re-Entry Support Groups

Spend an hour with like-minded re-entry students. This is an opportunity to find mutual support in a fun, and safe environment!

  • Support Groups are held on 1st Thursday of the month in SSC-140 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • RSVP is not required.

Any questions, please contact the Career Resource Center at 949-582-457.


Re-Entry Services gladly accepts your tax-deductible donations to support our re-entry students. All donations go directly toward scholarships for qualified re-entry students every year. Many of our re-entry students would not be able to continue their education without the support of generous donors like yourself!

To support our students, please click here. We are a 501(c)(3) of the IRS.