• 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.


Workplace Injury or Incident

Workplace Injury

What should I do if I am injured on the job?

  • We ask that you report any workplace injury to your immediate supervisor.
  • Employees can also obtain information from the Security Guard at the Goldsmith Campus afterhours and on the weekends.

Who can treat my workplace injury?

  • Your student will need to contact the Registrar's office
  • You can designate a treating doctor in advance of injury.
  • The College will also direct faculty and staff at the following sites to:

+ Westchester and El Segundo sites to:
  Concentra Urgent Care
  6033 West Century Blvd., Suite 200
  Los Angeles, CA 90045
  24 hours, 7 days a week

+ Fashion Campus and Santa Monica Campus are directed to Kaiser On-the-Job.

Who and what is covered by workers compensation?

Workers Compensation is insurance coverage that provides for medical, surgical, hospital, and rehabilitative treatment in the event that you are injured on the job, in addition to payment for loss of earnings resulting from work related injuries.

  • All faculty and staff are covered
  • All student workers are covered

When are employees covered?

  • Employees are covered while on campus
  • Employees are covered off campus when working for the college
  • Employees who travel overseas when working for the college are also covered

When an injury occurs?

  • If we determine that you have a serious injury – Otis personnel will contact 911, on your behalf.
  • You should also notify HR if the injury needs immediate care so that we can assist you in obtaining medical treatment.
  • Notify your supervisor following any work related injury no matter how minor.
  • Notify Human Resources – Pamela Sasuga extension 6911.
  • We will arrange for non-emergency transportation to Concentra if necessary.
  • A shuttle service is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Concentra Shuttle service - telephone (310) 365-0336.

What should I do after I have received medical care?

  • Complete an Incident Report Form
  • Work with HR to notify your emergency contacts if necessary
  • Human Resources will assist you with obtaining benefits including worker's compensation, completing the initial report for the insurance carrier and coordination of any additional benefits.

Incident Report Guidelines

If there is an emergency call 911 immediately and notify the guard at extension 6965 for Goldsmith campus.

What to do when you need assistance?

If you need assistance please contact Human Resources at (310) 846-2597. We will give you directions on next steps. Once we have responded to your immediate needs, we ask you to complete an incident report form.

The Incident Report Form should be completed if you are a victim or a witness to the following situations:

  • Assault
  • Harassment
  • Injury
  • Theft
  • Property Damage
  • Car damage / Vandalism
  • Other

Where can I obtain an incident report form?

The Incident Report Form is available online.
Fill it out as completely as possible, including any action taken as a result of the accident or incident.

  • The Incident Report form, found on-line, should be filled out within 24 hours of the occurrence. Copies will automatically be sent to Facilities, Human Resources and Student Affairs when applicable. If the incident or accident is life threatening, please call 911 then contact Human Resources at (310) 846-2597.

For an incident involving a student, see Incident, Injury, Misconduct, or Concern Involving a Student.

What will happen once the incident report has been filed?

  • All incidents will be investigated by the designated department head asappropriate (i.e. Student Affairs, Human Resources, or Facilities) and resolved within 30 days of occurrence.
  • A follow-up with the victim will be completed to document anything that needs to be corrected.
  • Any steps taken to assist or resolve the incident.
  • The on-line follow-up form will automatically be sent to designated departments when the form is submitted.



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