All new students to Otis College of Art and Design will need to attend the Registration/ Advising event. On this day you will receive Academic Advisement for classes, complete online registration, set up your e-portfolio and take your photo ID. The Registration/ Advising event dates are held in January for the spring admits and July and August for the fall admits. Students should make sure to sign up to take the English Placement Assessment prior to selecting a Registration/Advising date.
Step 1 Select a Registration/Advising date
You will need to select a Registration/Advising date with your Admissions counselor. After you have selected a Registration/Advising date, you will receive an email confirmation from the Registration Office regarding your arrival time
and group assignment.
Step 2 Attend the Registration/Advising Event
You will arrive on campus in January, July or August (depending on when you will admit to the college) for the Advisement/Registration event during your assigned group arrival time that was emailed to you by the Registration Office.
Step 3 Advisement by Studio and Liberal Studies Department
On the day of the Advisement/Registration event, you will receive academic advisement by your studio and department and the Liberal Arts and Sciences department.
Step 4 Registration
After you have been advised by both your studio department and the Liberal Arts and Sciences department, you will register for classes online in a designated computer lab. Once you have successfully completed online registration you will be able to print out your schedule of classes.
Step 5 E-Portfolio Set-up
After you have successfully completed your online registration, you will set-up your e-portfolio in the designated computer lab.
Step 6 Photo ID
At the end of the day, after you have completed all of the steps above, you will
take your Otis student photo ID.