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Spring Late Registration

Spring 2016 Late Online Registration Process

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

Step 1: Payments **Spring payment is due before registering for spring classes**

To Check Your Tuition Balance in Otis Self Service:

  • Click the Student Records Tab to view your Spring 2016 Tuition Statement.
  • To make a payment: Click the Student Records Tab, select the "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" option and "Make Payment" link to pay by Electrontic Check (No Fee)or Credit/Debit Card (2.75% fee).
  • To Enroll in an Installment Payment Plan: Click the Student Records Tab, select "Student Account/Payments/Charges/History" and click on the link to enroll in the Spring 2016 payment plan (not available for International students).
  • Payments by phone are not accepted.

    IMPORTANT:  Once you have paid your tuition, set-up a payment plan, or have enough Financial Aid to cover your tuition you MUST call or send an email to StudentAccounts@otis.edu Monday through Friday between 8:30 to 4:45 pm to have your Reg-Payment Hold removed before you can register ONLINE. THE HOLD IS NOT AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED. The Student Accounts Office must verify your payment in order to remove your "Reg-Payment" Hold.

If you have any questions please contact the Student Accounts Office: (310) 846-5736 or StudentAccounts@otis.edu

 

Step 2: Enrollment Agreement

Available beginning January 5, 2016

  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select “Sign your Otis Enrollment Agreement” then select the spring 2016 term from the Drop Down menu, then Submit.
  • Here you will electronically sign your Spring 2016 Otis Enrollment Agreement by entering your student ID number.
  • Spring 2016 Enrollment Agreement is available beginning January 5, 2016.
  • Once you have successfully signing your Enrollment Agreement, your Enrollment Agreement hold will be automatically removed.
 
Step 3: Advisement
  • Contact your Major Department Advisor to be advised and to receive your Alternate Pin number for Online Registration.
  • See the Academic Adivising Coordinator Carrie Malcom (Room 206 AHMN) for questions regarding your Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Courses.
  • For more information about Academic Adiving, please click here.
 
Step 4: Financial Aid
  • Go to Self Service, Login and select the Financial Aid Tab.
  • Click on “Award” then “Award by Aid Year“.
  • Select the year “2015-2016” then click on the Submit button.
  • Select the Accept Award Offer Tab to review and accept your aid.
  • Scroll down to “Unsatisfied Disbursement Requirements" section to view any pending documents.
  • Click the Financial Aid Tab, then “Eligibility” to view Financial Aid Holds and Student Requirements.
 

Step 5: Check Holds

  • Select Student Records Tab and click on View Holds.
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • All holds on your account must be removed BEFORE you can online register.
  • Please view the Student Hold Guide for more information on your holds.
 

Step 6: Emergency Contact

  • Select the Personal Information Tab, click Emergency Notification phone number, this must be done every semester to remove your "EN Hold" for the semester. Click on Update Emergency Contacts, enter the request information then Submit.
  • You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one contact person.
 

Step 7: Online Registration

January 5th through
January 26th
Monday - Friday: 5 am to 10 pm

  • Students not familiar with Online Registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • To register Online, go to Self Service, Login, and select the Registration Tab.
  • Click on "Select Term" (use drop down menu) and submit, then select "Add/Drop Classes" and enter the Alternate Pin you received from your Department Advisor.
  • Students enrolling over 18 credits will incur additional per unit charges
  • Once you have reqistered, double check your schedule carefully and PRINT your schedule (select Concise Student Schedule under the Registration Tab in Self Service) to confirm your 2016 Spring registration.
  • You will automatically be charged a $275 Late Fee.

Classes begin on Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Full-Time Status

  • Undergraduate Students must be registered for at least 12 credits to be considered a Full Time student.
  • Graduate students must be registered for at least 9 credits to be considered a Full Time student
  • Failure to register as a Full-Time student can jeopardize your Financial Aids/Grants, Scholarships and/or Loans.
  • Students who register for more that 18 credits will be charged the "per credit charge" for each credit over 18.

 

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