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Summer Registration Process

Summer 2017 Registration

To Register - Log into Self Service; please follow each step in sequence!


Step 1: Advisement
  • If you are taking a Creative Action or Foundation course, please be advised by the appropriate department and recieve your alternate pin.
  • For Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Courses please check in at the One Stop (AHMN 204) to recieve your alternate pin.
  • For more information about Academic Advising, please click here.
Step 2: Check Financial Aid
  • Contact  the Financial Aid Office for Summer Financial Aid Information at
Step 3: Check Holds
  • Go to Self Service, Log in and select the Student Records Tab and click on View Holds.
  • Stop by the appropriate department to have your Holds removed.
  • All Holds on your account must be removed BEFORE  you can register.

Step 4: Emergency Contact

  • Log in to Self Service, and select the Personal Records Tab, click Emergency Notification Phone Number. Please enter your phone number where you can be reached immediately.  This must be updated every semester.
  • Click on Updated Emergency Contacts and enter the requested information, then submit. You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one contact person.
Step 6: Payment Deadline May 15th
**Spring balances must be at $0.00 BEFORE registering for Fall  2016** - See more at:
  • To check your Tuition Balance in Otis Self Service
  • Select the Student Records Tab,"Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" option 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.

If you have any questions please contact the Student Accounts Office: (310)846-5736 or

Step 7: Online Registration April 10th through May 12th

5 am to 10 pm

  • Students  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.
  • Any schedule changes after May 12th must be done In-Person with an Add/Drop Form signed by your department chair



Important Notes

Summer Undergraduate Classes begin Monday - May 22nd

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.