Events
  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Tuning the Room

    Jan 28| Exhibition
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    Anna Craycroft: Tuning the Room

    January 28 - April 16, 2017

    Ben Maltz Gallery

  • Opening Reception

    Jan 28| Special Event
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    In acoustical engineering, “tuning the room” is a technique for measuring the specific sound properties of an enclosed space and then adapting the environment to improve its acoustic reflections. New York-based artist Anna Craycroft applies this technique both literally and metaphorically to the Ben Maltz Gallery for her exhibition Tuning the Room. Craycroft’s exhibition asks that we consider how the specific characteristics of an environment shape our experience within it, and how we become attuned in return.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Paul Lisicky

    Mar 08| Lectures
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    Paul Lisicky’s memoirs include The Narrow Door, a New York Times Editors' Choice, and Famous Builder. He is the author of a collection of short prose entitled Unbuilt Projects, and the novels The Burning House, and Lawnboy.

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K-12 & Pre-College Registration

K-12 & Pre-College Registration is handled through Continuing Education.

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 Continuing Education 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 Continuing Education Registration and Records, 310.665.6952, 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 of Continuing Education Registration and Records, Ahmanson building, 1st floor, room 108, Goldsmith Campus. Pay by MasterCard, VISA or personal check (no cash, money orders or cashiers checks please).

Office of Continuing Education Registration and Records

9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Fax Registration

Fax the entire registration form, 424.207.2566, 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.

Parking

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.

 

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 and Pre-College Programs).

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

 

Register Online!

Spring Registration will begin Wednesday, November 23, 5pm

Early Bird Registration Discount period begins

Phone registration is Monday-Friday,

9:00am-4:00pm

Registration Form

 

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Continuing Education Spring Open House

All Art and Design Programs

Goldsmith Campus in Westchester

1:00pm-3:00pm

Early Bird Discount ends at the end of Open House

(Note: No phone registration)

 

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Spring Classes Begin

Classes start Saturday thru Thursday

February 4 - February 9

 

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

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

President's Day Holiday
No classes
Administrative Offices closed

 

Monday, March 20-Sunday, March 26, 2017

Spring Break
No classes
Administrative Office open

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Withdrawal Deadline
(for certificate and credit students only)
No refunds available

 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter Sunday
No classes

 

Important Dates

 

Register Online!

Spring Registration will begin Wednesday, November 23, 5pm

Early Bird Registration Discount period begins

Phone registration is Monday-Friday,

9:00am-4:00pm

Registration Form

 

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Continuing Education Spring Open House

All Art and Design Programs

Goldsmith Campus in Westchester

1:00pm-3:00pm

Early Bird Discount ends at the end of Open House

(Note: No phone registration)

 

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Spring Classes Begin

Classes start Saturday thru Thursday

February 4 - February 9

 

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

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

President's Day Holiday
No classes
Administrative Offices closed

 

Monday, March 20-Sunday, March 26, 2017

Spring Break
No classes
Administrative Office open

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Withdrawal Deadline
(for certificate and credit students only)
No refunds available

 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter Sunday
No classes

 

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