Saddleback College's talented professionals are highly trained and dedicated to working with our special populations on campus. These programs complement students' academic experience and provide resources to assist them in reaching their higher education goals.

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs)
Provides support and guidance to student-parents to help them thrive in their academic journey.

Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS)
Support services, specialized instruction, and educational accommodations for students with disabilities so that they can participate fully and benefit equitably in their college experience.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS/CARE) & NextUp
Assists students from educational and socioeconomic disadvantaged backgrounds by helping them prepare to transfer to four-year universities, complete an associate degree, or achieve a certificate of achievement.

Undocumented Students
Resources to our Dreamers, AB540 eligible students, and our undocumented students.

Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS)
Provides support services and acts as a bridge to external support services for student veterans, active military personnel, and their families.

Rising Scholars Program
Support network, benefits, and resources for formerly incarcerated and system impacted students.