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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • 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.


Payment Options

Otis students can take advantage of the on-line option for paying any balance on their accounts. Your balance is the amount of tuition and fees minus any accepted financial aid (loans, grants and scholarships).

Students should go into their Tuition Statement via OTIS Self Service to obtain the most up-to-date information.


 May 15th for Summer

 June 15th for Fall

 December 15th for Spring


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To pay for the semester in full:

Login to OTIS Self Service , select the Student Records tab and select "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History"

  • Select the "Make Payment" link to make Credit Card (includes 2.75% fee) or Electronic Check payments (no fee)
  • Send a wire transfer from your bank to ours (send an email request to StudentAccounts@otis.edu for banking information)
  • Mail a check, money order or cashier’s check directly to the college:

OTIS College of Art and Design
ATTENTION Student Accounts
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

**make payments payable to: Otis College of Art and Design and Include the student's name and Student ID number (begins with an X) on the payment**

  • Pay at the Business Office window with cash, check, money order or cashier’s check Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm


To make monthly payments:

(not available for International students)

Login to OTIS Self Service , select the Student Records tab and select "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History"

  • In the Installment Payment Plan section, select the link to enroll in a payment plan. (On the right side of the screen)


      May 1 -  November 1 

      7 month payment plan

      June 1 - November 1 

      6 month payment plan

      July 1 -  November 1  

      5 month payment plan


      December 1 - Apr 1

      5 month payment plan



      May 1-July 1

      3 month payment plan


"The total amount you want to divide into installments" is the balance due for the semester. The balance due is found on your Tuition Statement.

Students needing to adjust their Installment Payment Plans should contact the Student Accounts Office first to make the necessary arrangements.

Tuition Statements

Up-to-date information regarding your account is located in OTIS Self Service.

After logging in with your Student ID and password, look under Student Records for your Tuition Statement.

You can also view your full account history by selecting Student Account/Payments/Charges/History under the Student Records tab.


Any questions regarding balances due, Otis Online Payments or Installment Payment Plans can be directed to the Student Accounts Office at studentsaccounts@otis.edu or (310) 846-5736.

For more information about how to pay your tuition balance, please visit the Student Accounts Office.