• For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info:

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow


Announcements & Tickets

Announcements and Diploma Frames

The following details the process to purchase announcements:

  • Announcements and Diploma Frames for students graduating in 2016 can be purchased on line directly with Herff Jones. Please log-on directly to:

  • Refer all questions to Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at 310-846-2595 or


The 2016 Otis College of Art and Design Commencement Ceremony will have OPEN SEATING and NO tickets will be distributed. Within reason, please feel free to invite as many guests as desired.

Seating will be stadium bleacher style, with a limited number of lawn seating for physically challenged individuals. To pre arrange seating for this purpose, please contact Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at 310-846-2595.




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