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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Staff Forms and Memos

Notice, the forms below are restricted to members of the Otis community. You may need to log in to access them. The forms require either Preview (MAC), or Acrobat Reader (PC), Microsoft Excel or Word. The "Office" Documents should be saved to your computer before use.

*PDF Forms must be downloaded and filled in using Acrobat Reader (free) or Acrobat Pro. To download: Right click (or Control click on a MAC) over the link and choose "Save linked file as" from the resulting menu.


Academic Computing

More information about Printing and Copying is available in the Computer Center.

Large Format Color Print Request Form    
Business Office

The Business Office has more available on their Forms page.

Budget Mgm't. Template (Excel)
Travel and Entertainment Expense Report (Excel)
Disbursement Request
Stop Payment Form (PDF)
Independent Contractor Form
Login to Banner Self-Service
Communications Office

Logos, FAX & Letterhead Templates, Style and Publication Guides, Approval Forms, more... Communications

Publication Design Request Form
Downloadable Otis Logo Files

Facilities Management

Long Term/Overnight Parking Agreement
Key Request (Acrobat Required)

Parking Adjudication Form
Exhibition, Facilities Use, & Film Contract
Government Forms (IRS and CA)
W4 Form
W9 Form

Withholding Exemption Cert.
Cert. of Foreign Status
Withholding Allowance Certificate (DE4)

Human Resources

Human Resources has other forms available on their Forms page. Please note: PDF Forms must be downloaded and filled in using Acrobat Reader (free) or Acrobat Pro. To download: Right click (or Control click on a MAC) over the link and choose "Save linked file as" from the resulting menu.

Payroll Authorization/Personnel Action Form (PAF)
PAF Users Guide
Electronic Signature Setup Guide
CASA Award
Faculty Evaluation
Faculty PAS Form (Excel)
Direct Deposit Authorization
Incident/Injury Report (about an employee)
Incident/Injury Report (about a student)
Off Campus Program Waiver
Information Systems


Institutional Advancement
Gift-in-Kind Form Gift Processing Form  
Gift-in-Kind Policy    
Payroll Office
Hourly Staff, TA, EA and Student Timekeeping Guide
Time Off / Absence Form
Models Timekeeping Guide
Payroll Authorizations and Time Sheets Calendar
Payroll Department Chargeback
Provost's Office

Faculty Development Grant
Honorary Degree Nomination

Sabbatical Application
Local & Regional Field Trip Policy

Teaching Excellence Awards Nominations
Purchasing Office

Purchasing has more forms and policies available on their Website.

Authorization for OfficeMax Account
Copy Request

Office Signage Request Form
Purchase Chargeback Notice
Purchase Requisition
Registration Office

Registration and Records has other forms available on their Forms page.

Room Reservation Form
Transcript Request Form
Late Change to Course Schedule
Off-Block Scheduling
Student Affairs
Code of Conduct Complaint Form Academic Integrity Committee Information  
TLC and Library

Library and Information Literacy Workshops

TLC Standing Workshops Video Release Form