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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • 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.

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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