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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Concurrent Enrollment

Overview

Students who wish to concurrently enroll at another school while maintaining their immigration status with Otis College must obtain a Request for Course Approval form from the Registrar’s Office prior to enrolling at the second school.  In order to receive permission to concurrently enroll, students must be in good academic, financial and immigration standing. 

 
Student Responsibility

Taking the same course repeatedly for credit at a second school could jeopardize you immigration status.

Concurrent enrollment must be an integral part of one’s degree curriculum in order for it to count toward one’s minimum enrollment requirements.

Concurrent enrollment must be completed with a letter grade in order for it to count toward my minimum enrollment requirements.

Concurrent enrollment permission is authorized for one campus only for the semester indicated. 

Provide the Registration Office with a transcript of your completed credit as soon as the grades have been posted and the transcript becomes available, or no more than 30 days after the completion of course credit.  Failure to provide proof of concurrent enrollment credit completion could negatively affect your immigration status, up to and including a termination of status.

 

Application Procedure

You must receive approval from your Department, and DSO before Concurrent Enrollment begins. Dropping below a full course of study without approval from your Department, and DSO will result in a termination of your immigration status.

 

Step 1: Report to the Registration Office to obtain a Request for Course Approval form

Step 2: Obtain signatures from appropriate officials

Step 3: Submit Request for Course Approval form to the Registrar

Step 4: Obtain an Enrollment Verification form from the Registration Office. Complete form.

Step 5: Take the Enrollment Verification form to the institution you will be concurrently enrolled at.