• 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 Insurance Plan

All degree seeking students enrolled in BFA/MFA programs are required to have health insurance.

All currently enrolled students are automatically enrolled in Otis College's Student Health Insurance Plan, unless a waiver is completed. Otis College's insurance plan is administered through CHP (Consolidated Health Plans). It is a full service plan that utilizes the Cigna PPO network.

BFA/MFA Fall (16) Spring (17)
Cost $850 $1,170
Coverage 8/19/16-1/16/17 1/17/17-8/18/17
Waiver Deadline 9/9/16 1/31/17


MFA Graphic Design Summer/Fall (16) Spring (17)
Cost $1,170 $850
Coverage 6/13/16-1/16/17 1/17/17-6/18/17
Waiver Deadline 6/23/16 1/31/17


2016-2017 Student Health Insurance Plan (BFA/MFA) - Print ID cards, Find providers, View detailed plan information, etc.

2016-2017 Student Health Insurance Plan (MFA Graphic Design) - Print ID cards, Find providers, View detailed plan information, etc.

ID Cards: ID cards must be printed from online. They are not mailed out.


Waiving the Otis College Student Health Insurance Plan

In order to save the cost of the health insurance plan, you MUST complete an online waiver by the deadline. Please find further information and instructions here.


Dependent coverage

You may enroll eligible dependents onto the health insurance plan as long as you are covered. If you would like to do so, please click the link below. The deadline for dependent enrollment for Spring 2017 is 1/31/17

Enroll dependents (BFA and MFA students)

Enroll dependents (MFA Graphic Design students)


How does health insurance work at the Student Health and Wellness Center?

All currently enrolled students have access to the Student Health and Wellness Center whether or not they are covered under Otis College Health Insurance plan. Many services are free to all students. However, if a student does not have the Student Health Insurance Plan, there may be an additional cost associated with certain services and medications, which will be disclosed ahead of time. The Student Health and Wellness Center does not contract with any insurance companies.


During the 2015-2016 plan year, Otis College's insurance administrator was Ascension. For prior member information and tax documents, please login to the Ascension website here.


Please contact Otis College's Insurance Coordinator with questions - Catherine Kreamer, 424.207.3762,, Student Health and Wellness Center (Ahmanson 107)

Accident Insurance

All degree seeking students are automatically enrolled into a comprehensive Student Accident Insurance plan.  

Accident Insurance Plan

Accident Insurance Claim Form  
(Download the form to fill it out online)

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