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  • Learn about the Teacher Credentialing process with:

  • Communication Arts presents a lecture by type designer Raul Plancarte

  • Allison Peck 


    Tied Tides and Small Shifts 


    Opening: Thursday, April 17 from 7-10p
    Onview: April 14-19 from 10-6p
    Location: Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.


  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).


  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.



On-Campus Employment

Work Study

Federal Work-Study funding is awarded based on the FAFSA. Students who are not eligible for Federal Work-Study may qualify for the Otis Work Study Program. Check your award at Otis Self Service for federal work-study eligibility.  Federal Work Study positions are not guaranteed, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Campus jobs are posted on the job board.

Finding Student Job Openings

To find student job openings at Otis, please follow these steps.

  1. Go to the Otis Job board (https://otis.experience.com/emp/sblogin) and click on the blue “Sign in” button on the bottom right. Click on “Create an Account” and follow the steps to link to the job board. You will be contacted by CCP indicating that you are approved and then you can; to post your job opportunity.
  2. After selecting the student you want to hire, fill out a SEWA (Student Employment Work Agreement) form. This form replaces PA (Payroll Authorization) forms effective July 1, 2013. No PA forms will be accepted for student hires after this date. Give completed and signed SEWA form to the student you want to hire. Any incomplete forms will be returned and will delay the hiring process.
  3. Send student with completed SEWA form, I-9 form, and W-4 form, and 2 forms of ID (see last page of I-9 form for acceptable forms of ID) to Student Employment (AHMN103A).
  4. Please allow 2 weeks for processing. Students are not allowed to work prior to this time.


For help completing your SEWA form please watch the video below:

SEWA Form from Otis College of Art and Design on Vimeo.