Intensive Spanish Summer Institute


   Update 3/23/20: At this time we are moving forward with ISSI to take place on campus as planned. In the event that an on-campus program cannot be provided safely, we are looking into alternatives. We will post any new information here as soon as possible. Check back often at this location for updates.
ISSI 2020

     Monday, July 27 - Friday, July 31

Registration Opens May 18, 2020

Check this webpage in April 2020 for
updated course information

        New! Self Placement Assessment in Core Courses!                   

Before Registering
Apply to LTCC          or         Update Your Application
Decide on your level of "Core Course"
Check out the Optional Mini-Courses and Evening Events
If your course level is full, enroll in another appropriate level on the "wait list."
Check your LTCC email daily for notification of your waitlist placement.
See detailed application and registration information below.


Registration Tips

  • Our system works best with Firefox or Internet Explorer. Please do not use Safari. 
  • All course times listed in the registration schedule include grammar instruction, breakout sessions, and series sessions.                
  • Course Times -  Example below:
  • Low Beginning through Intermediate III: 8am-10:50am and 12:30pm-3:20pm (you may choose a Mini-Course at 11am and at 3:40pm).
  • High Intermediate through High Superior: 8am-11:50am and 1:30pm-3:20pm (you may choose a Mini-Course at 12:15pm and at 3:40pm).                                
  • When looking for ISSI courses on registration page, click on Term for Summer 2019.  Click on the first Subject button and click on Spanish. Click on the Search button. DO NOT ENTER THE ACTUAL COURSE NUMBERS.

About ISSI

The Intensive Spanish Summer Institute (ISSI) at Lake Tahoe Community College is a one-week Spanish immersion experience in beautiful South Lake Tahoe. This highly successful program has been recognized by the California Community College Board of Governors as an outstanding community college program. ISSI is for anyone interested in learning Spanish, from high school age and above. You will learn the Spanish language and culture with many native Spanish-speaking instructors through 16 levels of language instruction, from Low-Beginning through High-Superior, and 90 different cultural Break-Out sessions. Attend classes on grammar, cooking, history, dance, travel, conversation, literature and more, and earn up to 4 quarter units of credit in the process. Whether you are studying Spanish for your career, college, or life-long learning, this program will provide the experience to meet your goals. Best of all, it's affordable and very fun!

Are you following us on Facebook? We encourage you to post photos of your experiences at ISSI with #ISSI. 



Cost for California Residents (fees subject to change):

5-day ISSI program fees, 2.5 units

  • $77.50 total enrollment fee ($31 per unit for 2.5 units)
  • $5 student health and optional student representation fee
  • $42 material fee 
  • Optional Mini-Courses of .5 units will have an additional fee of $15.50 per course


Cost for Out-of-State Students (fees subject to change):

 5-day ISSI program fees 2.5 units

  • $520 total enrollment fee and non-resident tuition ($208 per unit for 2.5 units)
  • $5 student health and optional student representation fee
  • $42 material fee
  • Mini-Courses of .5 units will have an additional fee of $104.00 each course


How to Enroll in ISSI


All ISSI students must first either Apply or Update their application.

If you have not been enrolled at LTCC in the last two quarters you need to update your application.

It takes approximately 1-3 days for the application to update. Need help using CCCApply to apply to LTCC? Please see this helpful tutorial video.

Please allow 1-3 days from application submission to receive your student ID information and Passport login information. If you do not receive an email notification, check your "Junk Mail" email folder for it.

Contact One-Stop at (530) 541-4660 x 211 if you do not receive this email.

Once you have your student ID and Passport login information, you can register for ISSI courses by going to the Passport login page. After logging in, locate "Web-Advisor" on the lefthand side and click on "Register for Classes." We suggest you use Firefox or Internet Explorer.

Waitlist: If your course or level is full, add yourself to the waitlist for that course.

Note: High School Special Admit - please see the High School special admit application

 If you need a paper copy of the registration form sent to you via mail or email, please contact or call (530) 541-4660 x 522.

Need help with your Application or Registration?

Call the One-Stop Office at (530) 541-4660 x 211.