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  • Design Week 2016

    Otis will host international talent, for its 5th annual Design Week, a series of week-long intensive design workshops with students, faculty, and visiting artists and designers.

    Theme: “GAME ON!”

    June 12 – 17, 2016.
    Public Lecture:

    June 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
    Goldsmith Campus

    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Free Admission and Parking

  • Classes Begin

  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

  • Classes End.

  • Classes End

  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Prospective Students

Step 1:

GET IN!
Get admitted to Otis! The Financial Aid Office awards students only after they have been admitted.  However, you can start your financial aid application early.

Step 2:

SUBMIT YOUR FAFSA!
Students wishing to receive Federal Financial aid must apply annually by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The OTIS federal school code is 001251. To learn more about the FAFSA click here.

To sign your FAFSA electronically you will need to create a FSA ID. For dependent students, at least one parent is also required to have a FSA ID.


Step 3:

CHECK YOUR EMAIL!
The Financial Aid Office will email you once your awards are ready and your eligibility has been determined.

If you are selected for a process called Verification, or if any other documentation is needed.
Please note: your financial aid may be delayed if you do not submit the necessary documentation in a timely manner!
 

Step 4:

ACCEPT YOUR AWARDS!
Log into your Otis Self Service account to Accept/Decline your Financial Aid awards.
Be sure to view the Requirements tab to see if you need to submit any other documents.
Please note: your financial aid may be delayed if you do not submit the necessary documentation in a timely manner!

If you are required to submit your tax information you can do so by choosing one of the following options:

Step 5:

LOAN REQUIREMENTS
All Federal Student Loan borrowers must submit the following items:

Entrance Counseling & Master Promissory Note

To learn more about federal loans, please visit StudentAid.gov

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