Events
  • 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.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Late Fall Online Registration

 
 

Step 1:  Payment

**Fall Payment is Due Before Registering for Fall Classes**

To Check Your Tuition Balance in Otis Self Service:

  • Click the Student Records Tab to view your Fall 2015 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 or Credit Card ** Credit/Debit cards include 2.75% fee) **
  • To Enroll in an Installment Payment Plan: Click the Student Records Tab, select "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" and click on the link to enroll in the Fall 2015 payment plan (not available for International students)
  • Payments by phone are not accepted
  • IMPORTANT: Once you have paid your tuition, set-up a payment plan, or have enough Financial Aid to cover your Tuition you must call (310) 846-5736 or send an email to: StudentAccounts@otis.edu Monday through Friday - 8:30 to 4:45pm to have your Reg-Payment Hold removed before you can register ONLINE. THE HOLD IS NOT AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED.  The Student Accounts Office must verify your payment in order to remove your "Reg-Payment" HOLD.

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

Step 2:  Enrollment Agreement Form

              Available beginning July 30, 2015

  • All Students MUST sign an Otis Enrollment Agreement Form online for Late Registration.
  • Go to Self Service and Login.
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select "Sign your Otis Enrollment Agreement Form"  then select "Term"
  • Here you will electronically sign your Fall 2015 Otis Enrollment Agreement Form by entering your student ID number.
  • Once you have successfully signed your Enrollment Agreement Form, your E1 Hold will be removed.
 
Step 3:  Advisement
  • See your Major Department Advisor to be advised for studio courses and receive your Alternate Pin Number.
  • See the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department for questions regarding your Liberal Studies courses.
 
Step 4:  Financical Aid
  • Go to Self Service, Login and select the Financial Aid Tab.
  • Click on "Award by Aid Year".
  • Select the Accept Award Offer Tab to review and accept your aid.
  • Scroll down to "Unsatisfied Disbursment Requirements" section to view any pending documents.
  • Click the Financial Aid Tab, then "Eligibility" to view Financial Aid Holds and Student Requirements.
 
Step 5:  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.
 
Step 6:  Emergency Contact
  • Select the Personal Information Tab, click "Emergency Notification Phone Number".  This must be done every semester.
  • 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

              August 3, 2015 to August 28, 2015
              Monday - Friday:  5am to 10pm

  • Students not familiar with Online Registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • To register Online go to Self Service, Login and select the Registration Tab.
  • Click on Add/ Drop courses, use the Drop Down menu to Select the Term (Fall 2015), and Submit.  Enter your Alternate Pin you received from your Department Advisor.
  • Once registered, double check your schedule carefully.
  • Return to the Registration Tab, and select "Student Concise Schedule" and print you schedule.
  • You will automatically be charged a $275 Late Registration Fee

    CLASSES BEGIN MONDAY, AUGUST 31st.