• Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures

    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions

    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 


  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.



HR Benefits


Otis College of Art and Design recognizes the importance of an excellent benefits program to help sustain you.  Our medical plans, dental plans, vision care, and insurance products add to your financial security and compensation by providing income protection when you are not able to work. In addition to the health benefit offerings, Otis also makes generous contributions to your retirement plan.

Otis College offers the following health insurance plan options for full-time staff and faculty and their families:

Health Insurance Provider Options: Two Blue Shield HMOs, Blue Shield High Deductible PPO Plan with a Health Savings Account, and Kaiser HMO.  For more specific information regarding these plans, please click on the benefit summaries below:

Kaiser HMO
Blue Shield PPO
Blue Shield Access+ HMO
Blue Shield SaveNet HMO

Dental Insurance Provider Options:  Aetna Dental Freedom of Choice.  For more specific information please click on the benefit summary below:
Aetna DMO and PPO Plan

Vision Insurance Provider Options: VSP.  For more specific information please click on the benefit summary below:
Vision Service Plan (VSP)

EE Support Center

Benefits Booklet Cover

PT Medical

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