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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.


    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.


    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Academic Misconduct Complaint

Resources To Use in the Classroom

This short video produced by Rutgers University is an interactive way to approach the subject of avoiding plagiarism in the classroom.

Academic Integrity Committee

Mission: The Academic Integrity Committee makes recommendations to the Provost regarding the Academic Integrity Policy and the process for review of infringements of the policy. The committee reviews alleged cases of student plagiarism and/or academic dishonesty that are referred to the committee and that take place in the context of a course, program, or academic activity in the College. Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty are a direct violation of the Otis Code of Conduct.

The Academic Integrity Committee consists of representatives from Liberal Arts and Sciences, the studio departments, and Student Affairs. The chair of the Committee is determined by its members. No fewer than three committee members will review a case of plagiarism or academic dishonesty or misconduct.

All accounts of academic misconduct should be reported to the Dean of Student Affairs, Laura Kiralla via the following form:  


Academic Misconduct Complaint Form


Process for Review

All accounts of academic misconduct are reported to the Chair of Academic Integrity Committee by completing an Academic Misconduct Complaint Form. Evidence that supports the charge of academic misconduct should be included with the report. Any staff, faculty, or student may file an Academic Misconduct Complaint Form.

Once accused, the student will be contacted to appear before the committee to share his/her perspective and to answer questions regarding the case.

Within seven days of the review, the committee will make a recommendation that is communicated to the student, the faculty, the department chair and to the Dean of Student Affairs in an official letter.

The following recommendation(s) may be imposed by the Academic Integrity Committee:
·    No action
·    Intellectual Dishonesty Project
·    Failing grade on the plagiarized assignment
·    Failing the class
·    Loss of privileges or exclusion from academic activity or program
·    Dismissal from the College

Upon their recommendations, formal conduct sanctions up to and including dismissal from the College may be imposed by the College Code of Conduct Committee.

All students can appeal the decision of the Academic Integrity Committee in writing to the Chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences within seven days of the delivery of the letter. 

Additional recommendations may be made at the discretion of the Committee and with the approval of the Associate Provost and the Dean of Student Affairs.