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.

  • 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.

     

  • Renee Gladman

    Oct 19| Lectures
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    Renee Gladman is the author of eight books of prose and poetry, including the Ravicka triology, published by Dorothy (Event Factory, The Ravickians, and Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge). Other titles include Arlem, Not Right Now, Juice The Activist, A Picture Feeling, and Newcomer Can't Swim. Since 2004, she has been the publisher of Leon Works, a perfect bound series of books of experimental prose, and also has edited the Leroy chapbook series.

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Academic Computing

More information about Printing and Copying is available in the Computer Center.

Large Format Color Print Request Form    
 
Business Office

The Business Office has more available on their Forms page.

Budget Mgm't. Template (Excel)
Travel and Entertainment Expense Report (Excel)
Disbursement Request
Stop Payment Form (PDF)
Independent Contractor Form
Login to Banner Self-Service
 
     
Communications Office

Logos, FAX & Letterhead Templates, Style and Publication Guides, Approval Forms, more... Communications

Publication Design Request Form
Downloadable Otis Logo Files

     
Facilities Management

Long Term/Overnight Parking Agreement
Key Request (Acrobat Required)

Parking Adjudication Form
Exhibition, Facilities Use, & Film Contract
 
     
Government Forms (IRS and CA)
I-9
W4 Form
W9 Form

Withholding Exemption Cert.
Cert. of Foreign Status
Withholding Allowance Certificate (DE4)

 
     
Human Resources

Human Resources has other forms available on their Forms page. Please note: PDF Forms must be downloaded and filled in using Acrobat Reader (free) or Acrobat Pro. To download: Right click (or Control click on a MAC) over the link and choose "Save linked file as" from the resulting menu.

Payroll Authorization/Personnel Action Form (PAF)
PAF Users Guide
Electronic Signature Setup Guide
CASA Award
Faculty Evaluation**
 
Faculty PAS Form (Excel)
Direct Deposit Authorization
Incident/Injury Report (about an employee)
Incident/Injury Report (about a student)
Off Campus Program Waiver
 

**Note: The Faculty Evaluations can also be disbursed electronically through Formstack. The campus Instructional Designer can assist in creating a Faculty Evaluation webform for your department. Contact the Instructional Designer or Assistant Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness if there are any concerns regarding the Faculty Evaluation.

     
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Institutional Advancement
Gift-in-Kind Form Gift Processing Form  
Gift-in-Kind Policy    
Payroll Office
Student Timekeeping Guide
CA, TA, Mentor, and Hourly Staff Timekeeping Guide
Time Off / Absence Form
Meal Premium Waiver Form
Models Timekeeping Guide
Payroll Authorizations and Time Sheets Calendar
Payroll Department Chargeback
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Provost's Office

Faculty Development Grant
Honorary Degree Nomination

Sabbatical Application
Local & Regional Field Trip Policy

Teaching Excellence Awards Nominations
     
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Purchasing has more forms and policies available on their Website.

Authorization for OfficeMax Account
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Office Signage Request Form
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Purchase Requisition
     
Registration Office

Registration and Records has other forms available on their Forms page.

Room Reservation Form
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Student Affairs
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Library and Information Literacy Workshops

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