Events
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Concurrent Enrollment

Overview

Students who wish to concurrently enroll at another school while maintaining their immigration status with Otis College must obtain a Request for Course Approval form from the Registrar’s Office prior to enrolling at the second school.  In order to receive permission to concurrently enroll, students must be in good academic, financial and immigration standing. 

 
Student Responsibility

Taking the same course repeatedly for credit at a second school could jeopardize you immigration status.

Concurrent enrollment must be an integral part of one’s degree curriculum in order for it to count toward one’s minimum enrollment requirements.

Concurrent enrollment must be completed with a letter grade in order for it to count toward my minimum enrollment requirements.

Concurrent enrollment permission is authorized for one campus only for the semester indicated. 

Provide the Registration Office with a transcript of your completed credit as soon as the grades have been posted and the transcript becomes available, or no more than 30 days after the completion of course credit.  Failure to provide proof of concurrent enrollment credit completion could negatively affect your immigration status, up to and including a termination of status.

 

Application Procedure

You must receive approval from your Department, and DSO before Concurrent Enrollment begins. Dropping below a full course of study without approval from your Department, and DSO will result in a termination of your immigration status.

 

Step 1: Report to the Registration Office to obtain a Request for Course Approval form

Step 2: Obtain signatures from appropriate officials

Step 3: Submit Request for Course Approval form to the Registrar

Step 4: Obtain an Enrollment Verification form from the Registration Office. Complete form.

Step 5: Take the Enrollment Verification form to the institution you will be concurrently enrolled at and report to their international office and provide them a copy of 1) Your Enrollment Verification Form, 2) I-20, 3) Visa, 4) Passport. The Designated School Official (DSO) will provide you with further guidence regarding course enrollment procedures.

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