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  • Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history Anna Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, or curatorial projects she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions.

  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

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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.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

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Spring Readmit Registration Process

Spring 2017 Readmit Registration Process

To register without any problems, follow each and every step in sequence!

Step 1:  Payment

Your Tuition Balance must be Paid / Finalized BEFORE you can Register Online for your classes.

To Check your Tuition Balance in Otis Self Service.

  • Select the Student Records Tab, to view your Spring 2017 Tuition Statement.
  • To make a payment: Click the Student Records Tab, select the "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" option and "Make Payment" link to pay by Electronic Check (no fee) or Credit Card (2.75% fee).
  • To enroll in an Installment Payment Plan: Click on the Student Records Tab, select "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" and click on the link to enroll in the Spring 2017 Payment Plan enrollment is required for each semester. (Payment plan not available for International Students).
  • Payments by phone are not accepted.

IMPORTANT:  Once you have paid your tuition, or set-up your Payment Plan, or have enough Financial Aid to cover your tuition, you must contact Student Accounts Office, Monday through Friday between 8:30 to 4:45 pm to remove your payment hold so you can register ONLINE.  THE HOLD IS NOT AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED.  The Student Accounts Office must verify your payment in order to remove your PAYMENT DUE HOLD.

If you have any questions please contact the Student Accounts Office: (310)846-5736 or StudentAccounts@otis.edu

 
Step 2:  Advisement
  • See your Major Department Advisor to be advised and to receive your Alternate Pin number for Online Registration.
  • See Academic Advising Coordinator Carrie Malcom (Room 204C, AHMN) for questions regarding your Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Courses.
  • For more information about Academic Advising, please click here.
 
Step 3:  Financial Aid
  • To view your Financial Aid Award, go to www.otis.edu/selfservice and select the Financial Aid Tab.
  • Click on "Award" then "Award by Aid Year", select "2016-2017" then Submit.
  • Select the Accept Award Offer Tab to review and accept/decline your awards.
  • To view your financial aid requirements and holds, select the Financial Aid Tab . Click on  "Eligibility" to view student requirements and Financial Aid Holds.

For questions regarding Financial Aid, contact the Financial Aid Office at otisaid@otis.edu.

 
Step 4:  Check Holds
  • Select Student Records Tab and click, "View Holds".
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • All Holds on your account must be removed BEFORE you can register Online.
  • Please view the Student Hold Guide for more information on your holds.

NOTE: To remove your "Enrollment Agreement" hold, see step 5.

           To remove your "Emergency Notification" hold, see step 6.

 

Step 5:  Enrollment Agreement

  • All Students MUST sign an Otis Enrollment Agreement online.
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select "Sign your Otis Enrollment Agreement" then select "Term".
  • Here you will electronically sign your Spring 2017 Otis Enrollment Agreement by entering your student ID number.
  • Once you have successfully signed your Enrollment Agreement, the Enrollment Agreement hold is automatically removed.
 

Step 6: Emergency Contact

  • Select the Personal Information Tab, click Emergency Notification Phone Number, this must be done every semester. The "EN" hold will be removed once you have entered and submitted your Emergency Notification Number.
  • Click on Update Emergency Contacts, enter the requested information, then submit. 
  • You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one contact person.
 
Step 7:  Online Registration 

               January 5th through January 13th
               Monday thru Friday - 5 am to 10 pm

 
  • Students not familiar with online registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • Students register according to their designated Registration Dates.
  • To register online go to Self Service, Login and select the Registration Tab.
  • Click on "Select Term" (use Spring 2017 from drop down menu)  click Submit, then select "Add / Drop Courses". 
  • Enter the "Alternate Pin" you received from your Department Advisor.
  • Students enrolling over 18 credits will incur additional per unit charges.

Classes begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Full-Time Status

  • Undergraduate students must be registered for 12 credits to be considered as a "Full Time" student.
  • Graduate students must be registered for 9 credits to be considered as a "Full Time" student.
  • Failure to register as a Full-Time student can jeopardize your Financial Aids/Grants, Scholarships and Loans.
  • Students who register for more than 18 credits will be charged the "per credit charge' for each over 18 credits.
 
Important Note:

If, after your best efforts, there are extenuating circumstances that prevent you from registering before the registration deadline please contact Laura Kiralla, Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs: student@otis.edu or (310) 665-6960, well before the deadline to discuss your situation.