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Summer Readmit Registration Process

Summer 2017 Re-Admit Registration Process
Check Registration Dates

To register without any problems, follow each step in sequence!

Step 1: Payment Deadline May 15th

Your Tuition Balance must be Paid / Finalized BEFORE you can Register Online for your classes.

To check your Tuition Balance in Otis Self Service:

  • Select the Student Records Tab, to view your Summer 2017 Tuition Statement.
  • To make a payment: Click the Student Records Tab, select the "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" option and "Make Payment" link to pay by Electronic Check (no fee) or Credit Card (2.75% fee).
  • Payments by phone are not accepted.
  • Payments must be finalized by May 15, 2017 or students will be dropped from their classes.

IMPORTANT:  Once you have paid your tuition, or set-up your Payment Plan, or have enough Financial Aid to cover your tuition, you must contact Student Accounts Office, Monday through Friday between 8:30 to 4:45 pm to remove your payment hold so you can register ONLINE.  THE HOLD IS NOT AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED.  The Student Accounts Office must verify your payment in order to remove your PAYMENT DUE HOLD.

If you have any questions please call (310) 846-5736 or email:

Step 2: Advisement
  • See your Major Department Advisor to be advised and to receive your
    Alternate Pin number for Online Registration.
  • See the Academic Advising Coordinator (Room 204C, AHMN)  for questions regarding your Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) courses.
  • For more information about Academic Advising, please click here.
Step 3:  Financial Aid
  • To view your Financial Aid Award, go to and select the Financial Aid Tab.
    Click on "Award" then "Award by Aid Year", select "2017-2018" then Submit.
  • Select the Accept Award Offer Tab to review and accept/decline your awards.
  • To view your financial aid requirements and holds, click on the Financial Aid Tab, then "Eligibility" to view
    Student requirements and Financial Aid Holds.
  • For questions regarding Financial Aid, contact the Financial Aid office at
Step 4: Check Holds
  • Select Student Records Tab and "View Holds".
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • All holds on your account must be removed BEFORE you can register online.
  • Please view the Student Hold Guide for more information on our holds.
  • To remove your "Enrollment Agreement Hold", go to step 5.

Step 5:  Enrollment Agreement

  • All Students MUST sign an Otis Enrollment Agreement online.
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select "Sign your Otis Enrollment Agreement" then click "Select a Term".
  • Here you will electronically sign your Summer 2017 Otis Enrollment Agreement by entering
    your student ID number.
  • Once you have successfully signed your Enrollment Agreement, the Enrollment Agreement hold is automatically removed.
Step 6: Emergency Contact Notification
  • Go to Self Service, login and select the Personal Information Tab, click Emergency Notification Phone Number, this must be done every semester to remove your "EN Hold" for the semester. Click on "Updated Emergency Contacts", enter the requested information, then submit.
  • You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one.

Step 7:  Online Registration  

April 17th  through May 12th
Monday - Friday: 5 am to 10 pm

  • Student  not familiar with online registration process, please start by viewing the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • Summer Students register Online Monday, April 17th through May 12.
  • To register online go to Self Service, Login and select the Registration Tab. Click on "Select Term" use Summer 2017 from drop down menu. Submit, then select "Add / Drop Classes". 
  • Enter the "Alternate Pin" you received on your Advisement Form or Degree Evaluation Form from your Advisor.
  • Any schedule changes after May 12th must be done In-Person with an Add/Drop Form signed by your department chair

Summer Undergraduate Classes begin Monday, May 22th.
Summer Graduate Graphic Design Classes begin Monday, June 12th.


Step 8:   Otis ID Card
  • Once you have finished your registration, please contact Student Life Center for more information regarding obtaining your student ID. You can reach Student Activities at 310-846-2595 or at
  • Undergraduate students must be registered for 12 credits to be considered  a "Full-Time" student.
  • Graduate studentmust be registered for 9 credits to be considered  a "Full-Time" student.
  • Failure to register as a "Full-Time" student can jeopardize your Financial Aids/Grants, Scholarships and Loans.
  • Students who register for more than 18 credits will be Charged the "per Credit charge" for each credit over 18 credits.
If, after your best efforts, there are extenuating circumstances that prevent you from registering before the registration deadline please contact Laura Kiralla, Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs: or (310) 665-6960, well before the deadline to discuss your situation.