Saddleback College Emeritus Institute

The mission of the Saddleback College Emeritus Institute is to promote lifelong learning by providing academically rigorous, mentally stimulating, socially engaging, and health improving courses for older adults throughout South Orange County.

Spring 2022 Semester at Saddleback College

Welcome to the Saddleback College Emeritus Institute. 

As the largest older adult non-credit program in California, we've designed all our classes specifically for older adult lifelong learners.

View our upcoming Spring 2022 semester classes by clicking on the schedule cover.

We look forward to seeing you in class either in-person or online! 




While we accept applications all year long, for Spring 2022, please apply by December 1, 2022.


Registration for Emeritus Institute courses begins November 12, 2022. 


  • Emeritus Institute classes are held online and in-person all on scheduled days and times. 
  • In-person learning is located at various south Orange County locations as noted in the class schedule.
  • Online learning uses CANVAS and Zoom which you can prepare to use through our CANVAS guide.