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advising logo Academic Advising provides individual guidance in course selection, schedule planning, and graduation checks prior to registration each semester.

 
 

 

 

Department (or Major) advisers provide individual guidance in program of study-specific course selection, scheduling, and graduation checks as needed prior to registration each semester. To learn about advising within the Foundation (first-year) Program or your department, visit or contact the department office.


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As Academic Advising Coordinator, Carrie Malcom is available in the Office of Registration and Records (Ahmnanson Hall, 2nd floor) to assist you in planning your schedule and preparing for Registration each semester. She can be reached at cmalcom@otis.edu or (310) 846-2550.  



Major (Department) Advisers can be reached at:

Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Linda Pollari (310) 665-6867

Artists, Community and Teaching (A. C. T.)*  Michele Jaquis (310) 846-2632

Communication Arts Tanya Rubbak (310) 665-6840

Digital Media Harry Mott / Kathleen Milnes (310) 665-6987

Fashion Design Connie Martinez (310) 665-6875

Fine Arts Christopher Chung (310) 665-6827

Foundation Program Joanne Mitchell (310) 665-6900

Creative Action: Integrated Learning * Allison Knight (310) 846-2586

Liberal Arts and Science Marnie Farmer (310) 665-6944

Interdisciplinary Studies Michel Jaquis (310) 846-2632

Product Design Michael Kollins (310) 846-2573

Toy Design Deborah Ryan (310) 665-6985

Liberal Studies
The Liberal Studies Adviser helps you select which Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) classes to enroll in for the coming semester in order to stay on track toward graduation. The Academic Adviser works closely with the department adviser to ensure smooth progress through each department's LAS course requirements, especially as those relate to required and elective studio courses. Please contact mfarmer@otis.edu, (310) 665-2588

*Advising for A.C.T., Interdisciplinary Studies, and Creative Action:Integrated Learning is offered by those offices, in addition to department advising.