Registration will open in August.

CUSLAR offers not-for-credit Spanish classes in spring and fall as part of our educational programming. 

Our language classes are personalized, interactive and taught by experienced instructors who are native speakers. The classes provide  an opportunity to learn a language in a small-group setting with a curriculum tailored to fit each group’s learning needs and goals. 



    • Spanish Elements I, for Beginners
    • (Spanish Elements II will resume in September 2019)
    • Spanish III: Intermediate/Advanced Conversation


Spanish Elements I, for Beginners 

For students who wish to begin learning Spanish and for those who are returning to formal study after a few years, as well as students working toward intermediate proficiency. This course presents Spanish pronunciation, basic grammar and vocabulary and works on students’ conversational skills.

Course fee:
Registration: $395 by January 30, 2019, or $425 by the first day of class.

Meeting times: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, February 5 – April 23, 2019.
5:30-6:30 pm.
No class February 26, April 2 or April 4 for Cornell breaks.
Make-up date: April 25.

Place: Goldwin Smith Hall Room 181, Cornell central campus.

Spanish III: Intermediate/Advanced Conversation

Spanish speakers will develop expressive capacity in conversational Spanish through presentations and by leading group discussion. Targeted grammar and vocabulary review will supplement discussion.

Course fee:
Registration: $295 by January 30, or $325 by the first day of class.

Meeting times: Wednesday evenings, February 6 – April 17, 2019.
5:30-7:00 pm.
Make-up date: April 24.

Place: Goldwin Smith Hall Room 181, Cornell central campus.

Instructor: Maria Gimma

Maria teaches Spanish at Seven Valleys New Tech Academy in Cortland, New York, and has been previously at Spencer-Van Etten and New Roots Charter School. She is dynamic, creative and experienced with all levels and ages of Spanish students. She is a native speaker from Colombia. We are very lucky to have her!


Fill out your online registration here.
Please make sure to hit the “Submit” button at the bottom of the form.

You will receive a separate confirmation email from us after you’ve registered. As it is not a computer-generated response, it may take us a couple of days to confirm!

To make a payment:

You can mail a check or drop it off at our office,
CUSLAR/CTA, 316 Anabel Taylor Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853.


Be in touch with us with any questions you have!

Tim Shenk, CUSLAR Coordinator
Email :
Phone : 607-255-7293


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