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  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

  • Phillip Zach

    Oct 30| Lectures
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    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Phillip Zach.

    Thursday, October 30th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

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Academic Support

The SRC offers academic support in the form of peer tutoring for Otis students in English, Art History, and Math/Logic. Our trained tutors are graduate and undergraduate students who have been recommended for their position by Otis professors. If you desire assistance writing a paper, preparing for an exam, or understanding course readings visit a member of our academic support team. Tutoring services are available by appointment and on a walk-in basis; and are conducted in 30 minute and hour sessions. A sign-up schedule is located in the Student Resources Center.

Tutoring Hours

Monday 11 am - 7 pm
Tuesday - Thursday (Math) 10 am - 7 pm
Friday 10 am - 3 pm
Sunday   1 pm - 5 pm

 

Art Historian Sessions with Jeanne Willette, Ph.D.

 

Tuesday 11 am - 3 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 3 pm
Thursday

11 am - 3 pm

Academic Support Guidelines

Academic Support in the SRC is to assist you in improving your learning outcome. Tutorial can be an excellent resource for reinforcing ideas, expanding knowledge, and brainstorming. It is important to remember that what you put into your time at the SRC is what you get out of it. Below are some guidelines to aid in maximizing your Academic Support time at the SRC.

  • Academic Support is held in either 30 minutes or one hour sessions.
  • Tutors may see students on a walk in basis, subject to availability. However, we encourage you to make a standing appointment.
  • Please log in and out each time you use Academic Support. This process helps the SRC better serve the Otis community in terms of hours and number of tutors available.
  • Please remember that when you sign up for tutoring you are making a commitment to use this service.
  • Students who fail to appear at three of their scheduled appointments, without notification, will be limited to the use of Academic Support on a walk-in basis only.
  • Be on time for your appointments. If you will be late for an appointment, or need to cancel, please notify the SRC at (424) 207-2492.
  • Be prepared for your appointment. Students should come to tutoring on time and bring with them their course syllabus, textbooks, and the assignment on which they are working.
  • If you are five minutes late, for a thirty minutes session, your appointment will be given away to a student on the wait list.
  • If you are ten minutes late, for an hour long session, your appointment will be given away to a student on the wait list.
  • Tutors will make every effort to begin and end scheduled appointments on time, but in some cases appointments may run over. Please be patient.
  • Remember, peer-tutors do not know all the answers; however, they can assist you in formulating questions to ask the instructor for clarification.
  • Tutors will not write your paper for you, nor can they talk to the professor for you.
  • If your paper is due in 2 hours or less, tutors will not “quickly read through” your paper.
  • If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the service provided by a tutor, contact Carol D. Branch, Ph.D., Director, Student Resources Center at ananse@otis.edu or (310) 846-2554.

 

Online Tutoring Service: Sunday 1:00 pm – Friday noon

 Email your papers to: tutors@otis.edu Online tutors will respond as soon as possible (usually within 48 hours, sometimes longer if it is a weekend or holiday).

 

Contact Us

SRC Front Desk
(424) 207-2492
(310) 665-6964 - fax

Carol D. Branch, Ph.D.
Director, Student Resources Center
Title IX Coordinator
(310) 846-2554