Admission is open to anyone who is at least 18 years of age, is a high school graduate, or has the equivalent of a high school diploma. Admission is also open to most high school students. Once you've decided to attend Lake Tahoe Community College, the first step is to apply.
You’ll begin the online application process by creating an OpenCCC account.
During this process you'll be asked for your intended major and an educational goal, along with some basic personal, educational and residency information.
After applying, you’ll receive your Student ID Number to the email address provided in your application.
New student orientation is your chance to get to know Lake Tahoe Community College and to learn about the information, resources, and tools you need to be successful. For a more detailed description of what orientations include, as well as upcoming dates and contact information, please view our Orientation page.
We offer an Online Orientation for students who are enrolled in Distance Education.
English, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and math placement tests are a way to help you enter college at the right level. Placement tests assess your math, and reading and writing skills. Your counselor will use this information to help you choose the right Math and English classes.
Assessment tests are administered on a first come first serve basis.
Location: Student Lab and Assessment Center (Room D121)
Transferring to LTCC
Are you transferring to Lake Tahoe Community College from another institution? Getting started is easy!
1. Apply as a new student (follow the 6 Steps to Enrollment)
2. Send transcripts to LTCC
Contact your previous institution(s) and request to have your official transcripts sent to:
Lake Tahoe Community College
ATTN: Enrollment Services
One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
The following students are REQUIRED to submit official transcripts from all accredited institutions:
All new students are required to submit transcripts from any college to verify completion of prerequisite coursework. Students are also encouraged to submit high school transcripts.
3. Meet with a counselor to have previous credits evaluated. Please contact Enrollment Services for an appointment (530) 541-4660 x 211.