1. All currently enrolled students will have a Handshake account created for them - all you need to do is use the 'Single Sign On' to access and claim your account. Log into Handshake Here
  2. All other students can use the alternative option to single sign on to request an account. 
  3. Alumni of Saddleback College: If you are an alum and want to connect through Saddleback College's Handshake, sign up as a 'Student' using the link above. Choose the option 'Or log in using your Handshake credentials'.
    When you get to the page 'Tell us about yourself', be sure to enter 'Alumni' in the last question ('Requested by your school')

We recommend that you add a personal email to your Handshake account so you can access Handshake long after your time at Saddleback College. Here's how.

Download the Handshake App - App Store or Google Play


Start Here to Create a New Handshake Account 


College Staff, Faculty, & Administrators that want a Student Handshake Account Start Here 

Handshake is Saddleback College's new campus-wide career management platform offering students a central place to find on and off campus jobs, career events, connections + more. Handshake is the premiere system used at campuses throughout the country intentionally focusing on student equity, access and the democratizing of opportunity.

Handshake at Saddleback College is managed by Eric Hilden, Career Placement Officer, ehilden@saddleback.edu. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to me.