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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


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