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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring John Houck, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Join Otis’ new President Bruce W. Ferguson and new Director of Galleries and Exhibitions Kate McNamara at a special reception for alumni and friends at the historic National Arts Club.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    7:00 – 9:00 pm

    National Arts Club
    15 Gramercy Park South
    New York, NY 10003
    Business Casual attire is required by the National Arts Club
    For dress code information, visit: www.nationalartsclub.org (under About Us/FAQs)

  • 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.

  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  

  • 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.
    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm


Fall Re-Admit Registration

Fall 2014 Re-Admit Registration Process

To register without any problems, follow each and every step in sequence!

PLEASE NOTE: *Only students that have applied and have been officially Readmitted to Otis College are eligible to register.*

Step 1:  Advisement
  • Contact your Major department and the Liberal Arts and Sciences department to set up an advisement appointment. Click: Otis Directory
  • You will also receive your Online Registration Alternate Pin number from your studio department advisor.
  • Students not familiar with online registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
Step 2:  Financial Aid
  • Contact the Financial Aid Office at (310) 665-6880 or email: otisaid@otis.edu if you expect to receive financial aid (including loans) for the 2014 - 2015 academic year.
Step 3:  Check Holds
  • Go to Self Service, (Click: Enter Secure Area). Login and select Student Records Tab, and View Holds.
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • Any Holds on your account must be removed before you can register Online for your classes.
  • To remove your "Promissory Note Hold" go to Step 5.
  • To have your Student Accounts Hold removed - payment is required.
Step 4:  Emergency Contacts
  • Select the Personal Information Tab, click on Emergency Notification Phone Number, enter a phone number where you can be reached immediately; this must be done every semester.
  • Click on Update Emergency Contacts, enter the requested information, then submit. You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one contact person.
Step 5:  Promissory Note
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select "Sign your Otis Promissory Note".
  • Here you will electronically sign your Fall 2014 Otis Promissory Note by entering your Otis ID number.
Step 6:  Payments
  • Payment is required before registering, please contact the Student Accounts Office if you have any questions regarding payments at (310) 846-5736 or by email: StudentAccounts@otis.edu

         ** Payment Is Required Before Registering **

Step 7:  Online Registration 

               Monday, August 4th thru Friday, August 22nd
               Monday thru Friday - 5 am to 10 pm

  • Students not familiar with Online Registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • Readmitted students may register online starting August 4th through August 22nd.  Monday thru Friday - 5:00 am to 10:00pm only.
  • Register through Self Service, then print your schedule to confirm your registration is correct.
  • You can also do Online Adds/Drops through Self Service Monday, August 4th until August 22th.
Step 8:   Otis ID Card
  • Once you have finished your registration, take your printed class schedule to the Student Activity Office, Room B-02 (basement) for your Otis Student Photo ID card.
  • For Photo ID hours, check with Student Affairs (310) 665-2595 or email: studentaffairs@otis.edu