Events
  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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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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