Higher Education Center

The Higher Education Center is a one-stop service center that brings pre-college opportunities and creates experiences that help students prepare for their college and career readiness goals.

Ms. Cruz, Higher Education Coordinator

Need assistance? Reach me via:

Email: Edith.Cruz@sausd.us

Google Voice Number: (714) 352-0413


Please click on each logo to see which programs you are eligible to apply and become a member! These programs provide additional support in exploring your college & career options. Get involve today!

Programs currently looking for students to join!
  • 8- 11th grade _ Nicholas Academic Center
  • 9th grade _ UCI LAW, Saturday Academy of Law
  • 9th grade_CSUF, Upward Bound
  • 9- 10th grade_SAC, Upward Bound
  • 9-11th grade _College Bound
  • 9-12th grade _ TRIO, Academic Talent Search
  • 9-12th grade _ EAOP

Recruitment: Coming Soon!
  • 10th grade_AISS (Spring 2020)
  • 10th grade_HEM (Spring 2020)
  • 11th grade_PY- OCBF (Spring 2020)
  • 10th grade_Simon Scholar (TBD)
SHS HEC_Slide 9_Academic & Pre-College Partners

Need Assistance?


Feel to click on the document to email or set-up an appointment.
College Apps & Financial Aid Support 11.6.2020.pdf

Upcoming Events

  • Financial Aid & College Applications Support on Friday November 6th, 2020

  • Appointments available until 2: 00 pm. Please see flyer for details.

  • Contact Ms. Cruz if you have any questions.

Financial Aid & College App. Support Nov. 2020.pdf

Weekly Office Hours

  • Financial Aid & College Applications Late Nights

  • Please see flyer for details.

  • Contact Ms. Cruz if you have any questions.

Higher Education Newsletters

Welcome to HS 9th Newsletter.pdf
HEC Newsletter:9th grade
Welcome Back SAUSD - Newsletter.pdf
HEC Newsletter:10-12th grade
SPANISH-Welcome to HS 9th Newsletter.pdf
SPANISH - HEC Newsletter:9th grade
SPANISH-Welcome Back SAUSD - Newsletter.pdf
SPANISH - HEC Newsletter:10-12th grade

College & Career Resources

BTSN - HEC_Counselors and Pre-College Partners 8.28.2020.mp4

Past Events

  • Back to School Night: Meet our Counselors, Higher Ed. & Pre-College Partners. Click on video to view great information.

Senior Conference 9.29.2020.pdf

  • Senior Conference: Tuesday, September 29th, 2020