Welcome to the Saddleback College Undocumented Student Support webpage. 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 webpage 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 Colleges 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.
Below is a guide of the steps to complete if you are an undocumented student interested in becoming a student at Saddleback College.
- Step 1: New Students click here for important information regarding admission to Saddleback College.
- Step 2: Apply to Saddleback College using the OpenCCC account. Click here to apply today.
- Step 3: AB540 California Dream Act - learn about the eligibility requirements, resources, and support. Click here for information on AB540.
- Step 4: The California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Form - AB540 Affidavit. Click here to complete AB540 Affidavit Form.
- Step 5: Complete the online California Dream Act Application by visiting the Financial Aid website. Click here to access the Financial Aid site.
- Step 6: Schedule a Counseling appointment with Counselors:
- Maria Yamilet Hanson, M.S. and Rocio Zamudio, M.S. by contacting the EOPS Office.
- Available for Undocumented Students:
- Academic Counseling
- Personal Counseling
- Career Exploration Support
- Financial Aid Help
- Legal Service Referral
Scholarships & Fellowships
Check out the 2022 List of Scholarships & Fellowships by @immigrantsrise for #scholarships #fellowships open to undocumented students! Learn More at immigrantsrising.org/2022scholarships.