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.

For the FALL 22 SCHEDULE, click on the photo below.
 To know if a class meets "In-Person" or "Online" check its LOCATION.

Fall 22 Emeritus Institute class 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.

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


COVID-19 vaccination verification required for in-person courses.


Registration for Fall 22 Emeritus Institute courses begins June 14, 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. Click on the Fall 2022 Class Schedule.
  • Online learning uses CANVAS and Zoom which you can prepare to use through our CANVAS guide.