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 2021: We are back! PASS support is available on-campus and online M-TH 9am - 5pm; Fri (online only).

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

  • Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91420003500
  • Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +16699006833,91420003500#  
  • Or Telephone: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) 
  • Meeting ID: 914 2000 3500   

TU 300 for Student Athletes

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

  • No cost, 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).

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)