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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.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • 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.


Continuing Education Registration

Applications must be accompanied by full payment of all tuition and fees, and are processed in the order received. Early enrollment is advised.

Tuition and fees are listed with each course description. You must be registered in a course before the start of the second class session. Students not enrolled by the start of the second class session may not attend class.

You may take care of all registration business (enroll, purchase a parking permit, add, drop, transfer or change credit status) at the Office of Registration and Records.

Register Online

You can register and pay online, visit the Current Courses page for more information.

Mail-In Registration

Complete the Registration Form and mail to:

Office of Registration and Records
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Payment may be made by MasterCard, VISA, Money Order, or personal check. Please do not send cash, money orders or cashiers checks.

Telephone Registration

Call the Office of Registration and Records, 310.665.6950, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday–Friday. Please have your credit card number (VISA or Mastercard only) and expiration date ready.

In-Person Registration

Please come to the Office of Registration and Records, on the 2nd floor, room 207, Goldsmith Campus. Pay by MasterCard, VISA or personal check (no cash, money orders or cashiers checks please).

Office of Registration and Records, 9045 Lincoln Blvd., room 207, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Fax Registration

Fax the entire registration form, 310.665.6956, and be sure to include your signature. For Visa and MasterCard only.

Additional Fees

Registration Fee

$25 (non-refundable) fee is charged to each student for tuition totaling $100 or more. (No fee required for students ages 5-12.)

Insurance Fee

$14 (non-refundable) per student per semester applies to all students enrolled and cannot be waived. This insurance fee covers accidents and injuries that occur on campus.

Lab Fees

For students enrolled in courses with associated lab fees (listed with each course description)

Materials Fees

Listed with each course where applicable, usually paid directly to the instructor.

Late Registration Fee

An additional $30.00 is charged if student registers after the first business day following the first class meeting. All students must register in a course prior to the start of the second class meeting.


Westchester Campus Only

Parking is included in your tuition and available in the Parking Pavilion located adjacent to the Otis college of Art and Design Campus located at: 9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles 90045. Students may request a parking permit in the Office of Registration and Records. Parking on the streets in residential neighborhoods bordering the college campus is prohibited.


California Market Center
Students attending fashion courses at the California Market Center may park in an adjacent structure for an additional fee. Garage parking is paid on a daily basis.

California Market Center Main Garage hours are: 8:30am-10pm, Monday - Friday. On Saturday hours are: 7:00am-6:00pm (For access to California Market Center on Saturdays, from street level, use 9th Street entrance.)


Skirball Cultural Center

Parking at the Skirball Cultural Center is free and located on-site at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049.


Returned Check Fee

  1. If for any reason a check does not clear for payment, a penalty of $50 is charged to the student's account. The College cannot assume that the student has withdrawn from classes because the check has not cleared or has been stopped; payment and penalty remain due.
  2. If sufficient payment is not made within 48 hours of notification, students with bounced checks or unacceptable credit cards may no longer attend classes.
  3. Students who bounce checks lose their check-writing privileges for twelve months.
  4. It is Otis College of Art and Design's policy that all classes be prepaid (including Continuing Education).

If for any reason a students' account should accrue a balance due (payment due, returned check, and/or dishonored credit card, etc), and that balance remains unpaid for more than fifteen (15) days, that account will be assigned to a Collection Agency. All accounts assigned to a Collection Agency will be charged collection costs, including but not limited to collection agency fees, as well as legal fees, and/or court costs. This information will be disclosed to credit reporting organizations.

Otis College of Art and Design reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to deny any person’s registration or enrollment in, or admittance to, any Continuing Education or Pre-College course.

Important Dates


Friday, July 3-Sunday, July 5, 2015

Independence Day Holiday

No Classes

Administrative Offices closed


Friday, July 10, 2015

Withdrawal deadline

(for certificate and credit students only)

No refunds available


Register Online!

Fall Registration will begin Monday, July 13, 4pm

Register by email, fax, phone, or in person

Early Bird Registration Discount period begins

Phone registration is Monday-Friday,


Registration Form


Thursday, August 6, 2015

Summer classes end


Sunday, August 23, 2015
Continuing Education Fall Open House

All Art and Design Programs

Goldsmith Campus in Westchester


Early Bird Discount ends at the end of Open House

(Note: No phone registration)


Saturday, September 12, 2015

Fall Classes Begin

Classes start Saturday thru Thursday

September 12-September 17


ADD/Drop Deadline

Before The Second Class Meeting

You may add, drop, and/or change status before the start of the second class meeting.

No refunds are issued after the second class meeting.

See refund policy