Matriculation & Prerequisites

The Matriculation Office will be closed on Friday, December 2nd.
If you have a question, please use our online Contact Form or call the Counseling Office
at (949) 582-4572.

Online services are available to students for the following: Clearing Prerequisites for Saddleback courses and completing the 3-step Matriculation Process. For details, visit the linked webpages.

If you have a question for the Matriculation Office, use any of the following contact methods:
call (949) 582-4970, visit the office (SSC 225B), or e-mail us via our Contact Form.

Fall 2023 Freshman Advantage Early Registration


Freshman Advantage Early Registration is available to students of any age who will be attending Saddleback College for Fall 2023 as their first semester of college after graduating/exiting high school. Freshman Advantage provides first-time college students with several benefits: the opportunity to apply for early admission, receive a Freshman Advantage Early Registration Date, and enroll for classes before most new students.

To receive Freshman Advantage Early Registration, the mandatory Pre-Enrollment Process steps must be completed by May 9th, 2023! (Click here for details.)

What the AB 705 Initiative Means for First-time College Students

AB 705 Implementation: Placement & Enrollment Figures

AB1805 Placement and Enrollment