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  • 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
  • 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.”
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Spring Late Registration

Spring 2015 Late Online Registration Process

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

Step 1: Payments (**Spring payment is Due Before registering for Spring classes**)

To Check Your Tuition Balance in Otis Self Service:

  • Click the Student Records Tab to view your Spring 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 Electrontic Check or Credit Card.
  • 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 Spring 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 or send an email to StudentAccounts@otis.edu Monday through Friday between 8:30 to 4:45 pm to have your 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 PAYMENT DUE HOLD.

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

Step 2: Enrollment Agreement
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select “Sign your Otis Enrollment Agreement” then select “Term” from the Drop Down menu, then Submit.
  • Here you will electronically sign your Spring 2015 Otis Enrollment Agreement by entering your student ID number.
  • Spring 2015 Enrollment Agreement is available beginning January 5, 2015.
  • Once you have successfully signing your Enrollment Agreement, your Enrollment Agreement hold will be automatically removed.
Step 3: Advisement
  • See your Major Department Advisor to be advised and to receive your Alternate Pin number for Online Registration.
  • See the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department for questions regarding your Liberal Studies courses.
Step 4: Financial Aid
  • Go to Self Service, Login and select the Financial Aid Tab.
  • Click on “Award” then “Award by Aid Year“.
  • Select the year “2014-2015” then click on the Submit button.
  • Select the Accept Award Offer Tab to review and accept your aid.
  • Scroll down to “Unsatisfied Disbursement 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 View Holds.
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • All holds on your account must be removed BEFORE you can online register.

Step 6: Emergency Contact

  • Go to Self Service, Login, and 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 you may enter more than one contact person.

Step 7: Register Online

January 5th through
January 10th
Monday - Friday: 5 am to 10 pm

  • 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 Arrow to "Select Term", submit. Enter the Alternate Pin you received from your Department Advisor.
  • Once you have reqistered, double check your schedule carefully and PRINT your schedule (select Concise Student Schedule under the Registration Tab in Self Service) to confirm your 2015 Spring registration.
  • You will automatically be charged a $275 Late Fee.

Classes begin on Monday, January 12, 2015