• Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions

    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 


  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • Rejuvenating Yoga

    Apr 04| Student Event

    All students and Otis College community welcomed and encouraged to participate. Visiting artist Catherine Tingey facilitates the Yoga class!

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.


    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects


Military Students


STEP 1: Begin your application with the VA online or with the Regional Office.

STEP 2: Contact the OTIS VA Liason Alia Saeed in the Records and Registration Office for inquiry or to let us know that you will be applying for VA benefits.
Contact her at 310-846-2559 or via email at

STEP 3: If applying for Yellow Ribbon send the Yellow Ribbon Request for Participation form (pdf) to the Otis Financial Aid office, along with a copy of DD214 (if already discharged) and a print out of your current eBenefits page ( or a copy of your Certificate of Eligibility.

STEP 4(optional):  If interested in additional Federal Aid, please also submit your FAFSA


2017-2018  Academic Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Estimated Tuition and Fees (Direct Cost)






VA Financial Aid Scenario 



Post 9/11 G.I. Bill



Yellow Ribbon Grant (School)



Yellow Ribbon Match (VA)






Balance for Direct Costs



*All NEW military students will receive a Shopping Sheet with their financial aid award package.


Chapter 33 -POST 9/11 BENEFIT

Beginning August 1, 2009 veterans who served on or after Sept. 11, 2001 who had an honorable discharge are eligible for at least three kinds of education benefits:

Tuition Benefits - Post 9/11 GI Bill is for $22,805.34 and Yellow Ribbon is for the rest of the tuition balance.

Housing Benefits - monthly housing stipend equal to the amount of basic housing for military personnel in military housing, adjusted by zip code.

Books Benefits - Up to $1,000 per academic year

Otis College is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, which covers up to the tuition and fees for any eligible undergraduate student. Graduate students also qualify if they still have remaining eligibility.

An additional law also allows for an active military member who is serving for six years and agrees to serve an additional four years, to transfer a portion of their education benefits to a spouse/or child (until the age of 26).


For detailed information regarding the different VA Educational Benefits, please click here.

  • Chapter 30 -  Montgomery GI Bill
  • Chapter 31 - Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 35 - Post 9/11 Dependent Education Assistance (DEA)
  • CH 1606 - Montgomery GI Bill, Selected Reserve
  • CH 1607 - Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP)

To view a comparison of the different types of benefits, please click here.


Scholarships for children of US Marine/Navy Corp
GI Bill Calculator
General GI BILL Benefit Questions
Top 20 Post 9/11 GI Bill Frequently Asked Questions

To apply or check on your application: VANAPP Veterans Online Application:

Students interested in Veterans Benefits should apply/contact the VA Regional Office:

VA Regional Office
PO Box 8888
Muskogee, OK


Fax: 918-781-7863
Tel: 888-442-4551




Otis College Ranked 6th in Nation by The Economist