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OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery and LMU’s Laband Art Gallery, 12pm–4pm
Announcing Considerable, an art show of sculpture, video, and installation in Gallery G107 and Closet Gallery (Sculpture Studio), the Sculpture Pad, and the Video Screening Room (Ahmanson Hall lower level) on Tuesday, December 10, 4:30-6:45 pm.
Last day of fall semester classes.
Have a great break!
Spring semester classes begin on Jan 13, 2014.
All locations are closed for the winter holiday from December 19 - January 1. Administrative offices open on Jan. 2. Classes begin on January 13.
Sign up for Continuing Education courses with the early bird discount at the Spring 2014 Open House. Classes begin Feb 1.
Tour the campus, meet instructors, attend workshops from 1-3 pm.
Free parking off La Tijera
Google Map link
Spring semester classes begin today and end on May 6
A limited number of spaces are available for students who need housing. Students reside in Playa del Oro Apartments, one of Southern California’s most desirable communities and only two blocks from Otis. A contemporary design creates a light and airy feel. Nestled in a dynamic canopy of lush flowers, trees and tropical plants are a spa, sparkling pool with barbeques, a fitness center, and a resident lounge.
2013 Costs (2014 information will be posted in January 2014)
Room Charge: $1396
Refundable Security Deposit: $150
Food per day: (estimated) $20 - $25
Personal: (entertainment, etc.) $50 - $150
Students must be enrolled in the full 5-day program and between 15–18 years of age to reside in housing. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing oversees trained Resident Assistants who reside in each apartment unit, providing supervision for the summer residents.
Resident students participate in organized evening and weekend activities such as beach trips, variety shows, museum visits, and dances.
Resident students have free-time with no direct supervision by the Resident Life or College staff from 4:20 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, before and after Saturday field trips until the 10:00 p.m. curfew, and all day on Sunday until the 10:00 p.m. curfew..
Check the appropriate box on the registration form to receive housing information. Information on roommate assignments is not available prior to check-in. Applicants who indicate an interest in off-campus housing upon registration are not guaranteed a room reservation. Otis must receive the housing application materials and full payment, including the security deposit, in order to guarantee a room reservation. Once the housing application materials and full payment are received, a confirmation will be sent with any additional paperwork that must be completed. Please note: housing payments are non-refundable unless another student is found to take the space.If you are interested in Housing, all forms must be completed. Mail original, completed, and signed forms along with or after the Summer of Art Registration Form.
Office of Student Affairs
For further information regarding housing, please contact the Office of Residence Life and Housing at (310) 846-2648. Housing information may be obtained by checking the appropriate box on the registration form. Information on roommate assignments is not available prior to check-in.
Restrictions & Policies
If you are over 18 years of age, contact the Office of Resident Life and Housing for alternative housing options. Residents of the Housing Program must adhere to all policies, rules, regulations, etc. set forth in the Summer of Art Handbook. The handbook is mailed to each student upon receipt of registration and is also available online on the Summer of Art Homepage. Residents have a nightly curfew of 10:00 pm and may not be away from their assigned rooms overnight. Students who are in violation of any of the policies, rules, regulations, etc. or otherwise create an unsafe or unproductive climate may be disciplined by Otis at its sole and exclusive discretion. The discipline may include dismissal of the student from the program without any refund and/or the receipt of a grade of “F”.
Refund Policy: Payments for summer accommodations must be paid in full in order to secure a space. Due to the nature of the housing program, refunds are not provided once the summer housing payment is received. The only exception that will be made to the policy is if the space being vacated is filled with another student. All cancellations/refund requests must be received in writing. Refund requests will not be processed until after the start of the Summer of Art Program.