Thank you for your interest in the Pathway to Law School program.

Required orientation and check-in meeting via Zoom:

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 3 p.m.

This meeting is required for ALL applicants and current participants to the law pathway program.

Zoom link:


NOTE: After you have attended the next orientation, if you are not already on our email list, schedule individual appointments regarding your status in the law pathway program by emailing


Saddleback College is one of 27 select Community Colleges in California to be included in a new initiative that will create a pathway to ten of California’s most prestigious undergraduate institutions and their affiliated law schools.

  • University of Southern California and USC Gould School of Law
  • University of San Francisco and USF School of Law
  • University of California, Davis and UCD School of Law
  • University of California, Irvine and UCI School of Law
  • Santa Clara University and SCU School of Law
  • Loyola Marymount University and LMU Law School
  • University of California, Los Angeles and UCLA School of Law
  • University of California, Berkeley and UCB School of Law
  • Pepperdine University and Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
  • Chapman University and Dale E. Fowler School of Law

The Community College Pathway to Law School Initiative is an unprecedented opportunity to offer advancement in the legal profession for our students, including diverse populations, particularly those who have been traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.

The project, sponsored by the State Bar's Council on Access and Fairness (COAF) established agreements with twenty-eight community colleges and eight law schools and their respective undergraduate institutions.

View the COAF Requirements - Scholar Requirements

Required curriculum - Core classes