• Todd Bradford Richmond presents a solo exhibition of new paintings and installation for his Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view January 22 to February 1, 2017 (closes at 12noon on Feb 1). There will be an artist reception on Saturday, January 28, 2-6pm.

  • Tim Davis's wry photographs find the sublime in the quotidian. Whether shooting an abandoned pair of sneakers, the streets of a nameless suburb, or the corner of a framed painting in a museum, Davis captures the peripheral, everyday beauty of our daily life.

  • Under Armour on Campus

    Jan 24| Student Event
    Career Services is hosting Under Armour for Lunch & Learn and portfolio reviews. They are actively recruiting for paid summer internships and post grad employment in the following areas: Accessories Design Apparel Design Graphic Design – Apparel, Brand, Retail and Web Film & Video Production Footwear Design Technical Design, Patternmaking & Product Fit
  • Otis College of Art and Design and The Art and Design Department at California State University Dominguez Hills will be partnering to bring two Ceramics Artist, Diego Romero ('90) and Michael Sherrill to give a guest lecture and workshop demonstration to take place at both campuses in conjunction with the 73rd Scripps Ceramic Annua, curated by Joan Takayama-Ogawa (Otis College Faculty member).

  • Workshop at Otis College campus with ceramic artist, Michael Sherrill.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures

    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Asher Hartman is an interdisciplinary artist, playwright and director whose work at the junction of visual art and theater centers on the exploration of the self in relation to Western histories and ideologies. 


Student Health & Wellness Center




All currently enrolled Otis College of Art and Design degree seeking students have free access to the Student Health and Wellness Center, including those without the student health insurance plan.

Please see our Menu of Services tab for information about the services we provide. You can make an appointment by calling us at (310) 846-5738 or visiting us in person (Ahmanson 107, 1st floor of Ahmanson).


Hours of Operation:

Medical Services: M-F, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, closed 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM for lunch | Counseling Center: M-F, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Closed weekends and all Otis College holidays.


Location: Student Health and Wellness Center is located on the first floor of Ahmanson, Room 107.


How to Schedule an Appointment: Please call the Student Health and Wellness Center for all appointments including counseling at (310) 846-5738. You can also schedule an appointment by coming in person to the Student Health and Wellness Center. Appointments can not be scheduled via email.

*Please Note, the Student Health and Wellness Center does not provide excuse notes for missed classes, exams, or school work.


No-Shows/Late Appointments:

As stated in the Patient’s Responsibilities, students should make every effort to keep scheduled appointments or to contact the SHWC if they wish to change or cancel an appointment. Arriving late or missing appointments wastes time that could be offered to other patients.

If a student is more than 15 minutes late for their appointment, the student will be rescheduled to a later time/date.


Contact Information:

Phone: 310-846-5738 | Email:


Where to access care when the Student Health and Wellness Center is closed:


In the event of non-life threateneing emergencies, these local medical centers are available to you:

Playa Vista Medical Center - approx. 5 minutes from campus, M-F 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Sat/Sun 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 6020 Sea Bluff Drive, Suite #1, Playa Vista, CA 90094, 310.862.0400 *no charge for parking, Urgent Care Facility (no Emergency Room), Website

Marina Del Rey Hospital Emergency Department - approx. 10 minutes from campus, 24 hour medical care available, 4650 Lincoln Blvd., Marina del Rey, CA 90292, 310.823.8911 (Main), ext. 5100 (ER), Website

Southern California Hospital Emergency Department - approx. 6 minutes from MFA studios, 24 hours medical care available, 3828 Delmas Terrace, Culver City, CA 90232, 310.836.7000, Website

Further Instructions on what to do when the Student Health and Wellness Center is closed.


Mission Statement: The Student Health and Wellness Center provides medical services and health education to promote healthy living and engagement to help you fulfill your artistic endeavors at Otis College of Art and Design.


Student Learning Objectives: Students who utilize the services at Otis College of Art and Design, Student Health and Wellness Center will be able to:

- navigate through the health care system as an educated health care consumer.

- demonstrate the ability to understand their treatment plan and make informed medical decisions regarding their care.

- implement self-care practices that contribute to the overall health of the student community.

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