• Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions

    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 


  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • Rejuvenating Yoga

    Apr 04| Student Event

    All students and Otis College community welcomed and encouraged to participate. Visiting artist Catherine Tingey facilitates the Yoga class!

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.


    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects


Announcements & Tickets to the Ceremony

Announcements/Diploma Frames

The following details the process to purchase announcements:

  • Announcements and Diploma Frames for students graduating in 2017 can be purchased on line directly during March of 2017. Please stay tuned for a direct link.
  • Refer all questions to Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at 310-846-2595 or


The 2017 Otis College of Art and Design Commencement Ceremony will have ASSIGNED SEATING and tickets for admission will be distributed beginning April 17th. Please check your Otis email accounts during the month of March 2017 for updates on the process to obtain tickets. For the class of 2017, each eligible graduate will receive 5 tickets to the annual commencement ceremony. There is no exception to this limit per space available at the commencement site.

Seating will be in a large auditorium that has an upper and lower level. There are no exceptions to the assigned seating process, and families will NOT be able to hold seats for guests who arrive late to the ceremony. The seats in the auditorium will also be professionally ushered. A limited number of designated seating for physically challenged individuals in wheelchairs ONLY will be made available. To pre arrange seating for this purpose, please contact Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at 310-846-2595.




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