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  • LA/LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego Museum of Art in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA an initiative led by the Getty. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, this two-day event will be held at The San Diego Museum of Art on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and at the Getty Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. RSVP here.

  • 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show

    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    6:30pm
    The Beverly Hilton
    Cocktails, Dinner, and Runway Fashion Show

  • LA/LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego Museum of Art in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA an initiative led by the Getty. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, this two-day event will be held at The San Diego Museum of Art on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and at the Getty Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. RSVP here.

  • On the Roof

    May 05| Exhibition
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    Graduate Fine Arts Final Exhibition featuring work by

    Soo Yun Jun 
    Delia Perez Salinas Tijerina 
    Yasmin Than
    Sean Cully
    Rachel Indergaard 
    Kristy Baltezore 
    Angie Kim 

  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

    Graduate Fine Arts

  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

    Graduate Fine Arts

  • CLASS OF 2015 COMMENCEMENT!

    The 2015 Otis Commencement Exercises is scheduled for Sunday, May 10,  2015. The ceremony will be be held at 3:00pm locally at Westchester Park, due to limited space available on campus as a result of the Campus expansion project. More details on Commencment will be emailed to students during the Spring 2015 semester. Please save the date for commencment.

    For questions or comment related to ALL commencement related matters, please contact Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at (310) 846-2595.

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Pre-Arrival

VISITING SCHOLAR STEP BY STEP PROCESS (PDF)

The Center for International Education in collaboration with the Institute of International Education will work with you in an effort to help procure you a J-Visa. Please review the step by step process below to view your role and responsibilities.

PRE-ARRIVAL

STEP 1

Select a Department you would like to collaborate with, and contact the Department Chair.
Submit a DS-2019 Request form to the Center for International Education three months prior to your intended start date.

STEP 2

In collaboration with the department you will work with, submit a DS-2019 Request form to the Center for International Education at least three months prior to the date you would like your program to begin. In addition to submitting your DS-2019 request you must also submit the following documents in English:

  • Proof of Financial Support

Proof of English Proficiency (IIE prefers a TOEFL score. Scores can be sent to code (2326) OR written confirmation of sufficient proficiency in English language to participate in proposed exchange program.

  • Document of Highest Degree
  • Passport Data
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of Health Insurance

STEP 3
All materials will be sent to IIE for processing. Upon approval IIE will send you A "Terms of Agreement Letter."  This letter must be signed, and sent back to IIE.

STEP 4

Upon recieivng your "Terms of Agreement Letter" IIE will issue you a DS-2019 form that will be sent to your mailing address, along with instruction on how to obtain your Visa.

STEP 5

Arrive in U.S. (may arrive 30 days before or not later than 30 days after program start date)

Airport Ground Transportation

When you arrive to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), you can take a shared ride van. These include but are not limited to, Super Shuttle, Prime Time Shuttle, etc. directly to Otis College or any location in Los Angeles. Reservations are not required to use a shared ride van. Shared ride vans are located at the designated ground transportation areas just outside baggage claim areas. Each van will have a sign on it indicating its destination. Make sure your van is going to Los Angeles. You can ask where and when to board a shuttle van by using the courtesy phones available in the baggage claim areas. The cost is approximately $15 - $35 for transportation from LAX to Los Angeles with an optional tip recommended for the driver. The shared ride van will take you to the destination you specify. You may also take a taxi, which will cost significantly.