College Advantage Program - CAP

College Advantage Program - CAP is a transition program designed for graduating high school seniors with disabilities. Students, their parents and high school special education staff will learn more about:

  • How to become eligible for services.
  • Services, accommodations and special classes available for students with disabilities.
  • Types of programs offered by Saddleback College.
  • How college differs from the K-12 system.

If you have any questions please call (949) 582-4246 or email

COVID-19 Update: 

The DSPS office is open during our normal office hours for in person services. We also will continue to offer online support to our students as well. Our Zoom lobby is available to our students Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm. Our Zoom lobby allows our students to be able to drop in ask questions, schedule appointments, and talk to a DSPS team member.


CAP Application

Please download CAP application packet documents (Parts 1-3) below:

Part 1: CAP Information and Application Instructions

Information about CAP/DSPS and instructions for how to apply.  Please review before completing and submitting your application. 

Part 2: CAP Application Form

Review part one first. Download and complete application form with your information.

Part 3 (If applicable): Authorization for Release of Medical Information

First page to be completed by student, second page to be completed by a Licensed Health Care Provider and returned to Saddleback.  Medical verification is required for physical, vision/hearing, and other disabilities diagnosed by a medical professional such as (but not limited to) ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Mental Health, and Other Health conditions.  Please see the Guidelines for Verification of Disability in Part 1 for more information.

Click Here to Submit Your Complete CAP Application Packet.  

*Submit application by Wednesday, December 15, 2021


CAP Events

Upcoming CAP Event: 


The College Advantage Program Information Session is geared toward high school seniors, their families, and staff (Special Ed, RSP, 504 Directed Services and Modified Classes).  

CAP Information Session: Tuesday November 9th, 2021 from 7:00-8:30PM                                                                                  

PowerPoint of CAP Information Session