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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates

    Closed for the Holiday.

  • 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

    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.



Otis' Goldsmith Campus in Westchester is surrounded by Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, El Segundo, and Manhattan Beach

Marina Del Rey

Playa Del Rey

El Segundo

Manhattan Beach

Fashion Design is in Downtown L.A. at the heart of the Fashion District, and adjacent to Hollywood and Beverly Hills

Downtown Los Angeles


Beverly Hills

Graduate Studios are at the center of the Culver City Arts District

Culver City

A Graduate Public Practice studio is in the beach city of Santa Monica, surrounded by Malibu and Venice.

Santa Monica





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