Saddleback College Adult Education provides free, non-credit, open-entry classes in Adult English as a Second Language (AESL), Citizenship, Adults with Disabilities (AEWD/OASIS), and High School Equivalency (HSE).

Apply and register anytime throughout the semester!

We are now registering for the Summer 2023 semester. Classes will be held from May 30 through August 13.

Adult Education Programs

Adult Education ESL/Citizenship

Six levels of AESL instruction from basic literacy to advanced.

High School Equivalency (HSE)

High School Equivalency

Preparation classes designed to ensure that students pass all sections of the HiSET or GED test.

OASIS/Adults with Disabilities

Independent living and vocational curriculum for adults with disabilities.

High School Diploma

A program to enhance access and increase the number of adult students earning a diploma.

Adult Education Support

Information on textbooks, bilingual support, technology help, and more.

Getting Started

    Need Assistance? Contact Us!

    The main office for Saddleback College Adult Education is located off of the main campus, at Silverado High School in order to serve our students in the community. Here, you will find a dedicated space for classrooms and staff offices.

    Click Here for a Map of Silverado High School

    Student Services Offered

    NOTE: Bilingual support offered in English & Spanish

    • Admissions & Records assistance
      • Application support
      • Registration support
      • Student Update support on college record
    • Technology assistance
      • Canvas support
      • College Email support
      • Zoom support

      Class Locations

      Saddleback Adult Education partners with several community agencies to bring you classes throughout South Orange County.

      28000 Marguerite Parkway Mission Viejo, California 92692

      25632 Peter A. Hartman Way, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

      31351 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

      Undocumented Students

      Saddleback College is deeply committed to the inclusion of all people, regardless of their race, ethnicity, heritage, national origin, immigration status, religion, age, sexual orientation, or level of ability. Saddleback College is dedicated to student success, inclusion, and the powerful representation of each member of our community.

      The Undocumented Student Support page provides a variety of resources to our Dreamers, AB540 eligible students and our undocumented students to support academic success. California Assembly Bill 540 (AB540) is a California law that allows qualified undocumented students opportunities to further their education and pay in-state tuition fees at all California Community Colleges.

      If you are an undocumented student, there are many resources available to you. Please know Saddleback College's caring allies are ready to help and protect our undocumented community and their families.

      At Saddleback College you will find a safe environment and supportive community.

      Welcome to opportunity.

      Meet with a Bilingual Counselor

      Bilingual counselors are provided by the Saddleback College Counseling Center.

      To schedule an appointment, call us at (949) 348-6850 or email us at

      Counselors provide students with: 

      • Academic Counseling
      • Personal Counseling
      • Career Counseling
      • Resources, Tutoring, and Financial Aid Information
      • Register for Free Adult ESL, Citizenship, HSE, or OASIS Courses
      • Certificates and Degrees
      • Plan and Register for Credit Courses
      • Choose a Major/Career
      • Foreign Transcript Evaluation Information

      Spring 2023 Counseling Schedule

      Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

      8:30 am - 2:30 pm Online

      Maryam Afshari

      (English & Farsi)

       (949) 416-5654


      10:00 am - 6:00 pm In-person at Silverado HS

      Tanith Quintanilla

       (English & Spanish)


      1:30 pm - 7:00 pm In-person at Silverado HS

      Jeanette Esquivel

      (English & Spanish)


       4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Online

      Maryam Afshari

      (English & Farsi)

      (949) 416-5654



      12:30 pm - 7:00 pm Online

      Jeanette Esquivel

      (English & Spanish)


      2:00 - 7:00 pm Online

      Maryam Afshari

      (English & Farsi)

      (949) 416-5654


      Registration & Canvas Resources: Video Guides

      MySite Registration Guide

      Canvas and ConferZoom Guide