Returning Students

You're a Returning Student if you've previously attended Saddleback or Irvine Valley College but have missed one main semester (spring or fall) or more. Returning students must apply for admission to be assigned a registration appointment.

  1. Submit an Application
  2. Apply for Financial Aid (optional)
  3. Complete Matriculation (if required) *
  4. Set up Email Forwarding
  5. Register for Classes
  6. Pay all Registration Fees
* Note: Many Returning Students are required to complete matriculation. Matriculation is required for all qualifying educational goals.

Only one admission application is needed to take classes at both Saddleback and Irvine Valley Colleges. By completing your application here, Saddleback College will be your College of Record. You must complete matriculation at the college where you applied (college of record).

Application Dates for Returning Students

Online Classes

Taking an Online class? Before starting your application, please click here for application tips and requirements for online learning.