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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.


Business Office

The Business Office serves the College by providing leadership in fiscal policy, budgeting, financial practices and procedures. It is responsible for the budget, hundreds of unrestricted and restricted accounts, and tens of thousands of transactions annually, including 15,000 paychecks. 

The  staff works with college administrators, faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations. Please share any ideas or suggestions you may have to help us improve our ability to serve as a resource to you.

Is it a Policy or a Procedure?
What's in a name? We frequently hear people use the names "policy", and “procedure” to refer to documents.We define them as follows:
Policy:  a document that outlines specific requirements or rules that must be followed. Many College policies are outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Procedure:  collections of system-specific or procedural-specific requirements, e.g, how to process a payment on a student account.
Business Office Forms are located on the Forms directory. Memos are available on our Forms, Memos and Policies page.
Contact us:

Business Office   Payroll  
Phone: (310) 846-5722 Phone: (310) 846-5724
Fax: (310) 846-5723 Fax: (310) 846-5725
Email: Businessoffice@otis.edu Email: payroll@otis.edu