Fall 2022 EOPS/CARE Book Voucher Program

Eligible students who have completed an Information Session or Orientation will be contacted via their Saddleback College email on their approval to use the textbook voucher.  

- Book Voucher will begin August 16th

 EOPS will provide the textbook voucher to those students who are registered; New students must register in 4 units (or approved unit load) for the summer semester. The amount of the Book vouchers is contingent on the student's financial need and can only be used to cover the cost of required textbooks.  

The process to redeem your EOPS book voucher:

  1. Log in to the Saddleback Bookstore at https://www.bkstr.com/saddlebackstore/home (Use Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge for best results)
  2. Add required textbooks to the cart.
  3. Click on "Check out"
  4. Click on Payment Method and check the Financial Aid box
  5. Click on "Find accounts" by entering student ID# to show available programs offering aid (If other funding sources are available such as Promise Program, use them for payment before using EOPS funds)
  6. Click on the box agreeing to the Financial Aid Terms and Conditions
  7. Click on the EOPS box and select "Pay with this"
  8. Place an order!

Counseling Appointments 

1st Contact: Aug. 15th – Sept. 6th

2nd Contact: Sept. 7th – Oct. 27th

3rd Contact: Oct. 28th – Dec. 20th

You can call the office to schedule your 1st contact starting Aug. 8th



Complete your Financial Aid application

Submit new or renewal 2022/2023 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. If you are a Dreamer student, complete the Dream Act Application at dream.csac.ca.gov. Please visit our workshop page if you need assistance completing your financial aid application.

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Saddleback Students ride the OCTA bus for Free! 

Saddleback College Students ride the OCTA bus for Free! For information about getting your FREE student pass and routes available in Orange County, click here or visit ocbus.com/sc.