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. 

PASS by the Numbers 

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

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


PASS Location and Hours

Location: LRC 212
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, Friday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

TU 300 for Student Athletes

Registering for TU 300 allows students to take advantage of the services offered in the LRC.

  • Free, zero unit class
  • Student athletes are encouraged to complete three hours per week in the LRC
  • Student athletes registered in TU 300 will be encouraged to complete a grade check during week 7 and week 12 of the semester


PASS Tutoring

Free Tutoring is available to all student-athletes registered for TU 300 under the Division of Online Education and Learning Resources at Saddleback College. These sessions have been designed to assist student-athletes with general:

  • Academic skill development
  • Specific course work
  • Structured study time

The tutoring schedule can be found at,

Academic Counselors

Mike Long and Sheryl Christensen are our academic counselors designated to work with student athletes. They are available for one on one appointments in the counseling office and appointments can be made in the counseling office in person or by calling 949-582-4572.
Mike and Sheryl are available in the LRC for drop-in questions during the following times:

Mike Long
Sheryl Christensen

PASS Support

Any student with questions about the PASS program or in need of academic support is encouraged to contact Dustin Bothwell, our Learning Assistance Specialist. He can be reached by email at or by phone at 949-348-6190.