Program Assisting Student-Athlete Success (PASS)

PASS Vision Statement

Our vision is to aid student athletes in achieving success not just on the field, but within the classroom by creating a positive and productive learning environment. 

Fall 2020: PASS is fully online. No on-campus support will be provided. 

General PASS Information: Drop-in Zoom sessions available Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am - 11 am with Dustin Bothwell:

  • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95197710884
  • Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +16699006833,95197710884#  or +12532158782,95197710884# 
  • Or Telephone: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
  • Meeting ID: 951 9771 0884

PASS Tutoring Information: Drop-in Zoom sessions available Wednesdays 10 am - 12 pm with Diana Aguilar:

  • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/94644733185
  • Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +16699006833,94644733185#  or +13462487799,94644733185# 
  • Or Telephone: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
  • Meeting ID: 946 4473 3185

TU 300 for Student Athletes


Registering for TU 300 allows students to take advantage of the services offered by the Learning Assistance Program. 

  • Free, zero unit class
  • Student athletes are encouraged to complete three hours per week of learning assistance support (e.g., tutoring, instructional support)
  • Free Tutoring is available to all student-athletes. These sessions have been designed to assist student-athletes with general:
    • Academic skill development
    • Specific course work
    • Structured study time
  • Student athletes registered in TU 300 will be encouraged to complete a grade check during week 7 and week 12 of the semester

 

Academic Counselors and Student Services Support


Kelli Lyons and Sheryl Christensen are our academic counselors designated to work with student athletes. They are available for one-on-one appointments by calling 949-203-1441 or by visiting their website at https://www.saddleback.edu/counseling

If assistance is needed with non-academic barriers (e.g., food insecurity, homelessness, etc.) please contact the Student Health Center - https://www.saddleback.edu/shc or call 949-582-4606. 

Contact Us


Dustin Bothwell, Learning Assistance Specialist (email at dbothwell@saddleback.edu or by phone at 949-348-6190).

Diana Aguilar, Learning Assistance Specialist (email at daguilar@saddleback.edu or by phone at 949-348-6164). 

Location: Online
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

PASS by the Numbers

In the fall 2017 semester, 54% of students athletes made Honor Roll

In the fall 2017 semester, 54% of students athletes made Honor Roll

Saddleback PASS students outperform student athletes across the state (CalPass Data)

Saddleback PASS students outperform student athletes across the state (CalPass Data)