International Students

Saddleback College is one of the premier community colleges in California and the United States. We are located in beautiful Southern California and only a few miles away from the sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean.  Saddleback College is a two-year, postsecondary institution of higher education fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The College is known for its well-equipped, high-tech learning centers and laboratories, challenging academic curricula, strong student support services and high transfer rates to prestigious universities, like UC Irvine, Berkeley, Los Angeles, and San Diego, University of Southern California, and other premier institutions of higher education.

The International Student Program is here to assist you during your application process and while you are a student at Saddleback College. The office provides a variety of services that include F-1 student visa immigration advising, health insurance registration, academic workshops, seminars, and social events.

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New Student Orientation PacketNew Student Orientation and Welcome Packet



College Just AheadCounseling 101 Workshop

Meet with the International Student Counselor and learn about the university transfer program
Thursday, February 9, 4-6pm, BGS 232

Saddleback-College-Optional-Practical-Training-WorkshopCareer Development Workshop I

Learning practical skills on job hunting, employment procedures, & other information
Thursday, March 9, 3-5pm, BGS 232

JOBCareer Development Workshop II

Learning practical skills on job hunting, employment procedures, & other information
Thursday, April 13, 3-5pm, BGS 232

Graduation BBQGraduation BBQ

Come Celebrate the end of the School Year with friends and free food!
May 18, 11:30am - 1:30pm, Upper SSC Quad (in front of the International Student Office)