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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates

    Closed for the Holiday.

  • Classes Begin

  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

  • Classes End.

  • Classes End

  • 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

    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.


Hours of Operation

DSO Office Schedules

Offices are open year round, Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. The Office of Admissions, Registration Office, and the Center for International Education are located on the 2nd Floor of the Ahmanson Building on the Goldsmith Campus. The Center for Creative Professions is located on the 1st Floor of Ahmanson.


Center for International Education Walk-in Hours

Tuesday - Thursday

11am - 12pm

3pm -pm


*Walk-in visits will last  no longer than 15 minutes. To schedule an appointment email international@otis.edu

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