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  • Design Week 2016

    Otis will host international talent, for its 5th annual Design Week, a series of week-long intensive design workshops with students, faculty, and visiting artists and designers.

    Theme: “GAME ON!”

    June 12 – 17, 2016.
    Public Lecture:

    June 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
    Goldsmith Campus

    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Free Admission and Parking

  • 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
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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.

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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 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 Registration and Records, 310.665.6950, 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 Registration and Records, on the 2nd floor, room 207, Goldsmith Campus. Pay by MasterCard, VISA or personal check (no cash, money orders or cashiers checks please).

Office of Registration and Records, 9045 Lincoln Blvd., room 207, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Fax Registration

Fax the entire registration form, 310.665.6956, 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.

 

California Market Center
Students attending fashion courses at the California Market Center may park in an adjacent structure for an additional fee. Garage parking is paid on a daily basis.

California Market Center Main Garage hours are: 8:30am-10pm, Monday - Friday. On Saturday hours are: 7:00am-6:00pm (For access to California Market Center on Saturdays, from street level, use 9th Street entrance.)

 

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).

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!

Summer Registration will begin Monday, April 4, 5pm

Early Bird Registration Discount period begins

Phone registration is Monday-Friday,

9:00am-4:00pm

Registration Form

 

Monday, May 2, 2016

Spring classes end

 

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Continuing Education Summer 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, June 4, 2016

Summer Classes Begin

Classes start Saturday thru Thursday

June 4-June 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

 

Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4, 2016

Independence Day Holiday
No classes
Administrative Offices closed

 

 

Important Dates

 

Register Online!

Summer Registration will begin Monday, April 4, 5pm

Early Bird Registration Discount period begins

Phone registration is Monday-Friday,

9:00am-4:00pm

Registration Form

 

Monday, May 2, 2016

Spring classes end

 

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Continuing Education Summer 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, June 4, 2016

Summer Classes Begin

Classes start Saturday thru Thursday

June 4-June 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

 

Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4, 2016

Independence Day Holiday
No classes
Administrative Offices closed

 

 

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