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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
     
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Kerry Tribe, an artist working primarily in film, video, and installation. Read more about her here.
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • 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.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Hassan Khan, an artist who lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. Read more about him here.

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

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Spring Late Registration

Spring 2015 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 2015 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 or Credit Card.
  • 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 2015 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 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 PAYMENT DUE HOLD.

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

 
Step 2: Enrollment Agreement
  • Click the Student Records Tab.
  • Select “Sign your Otis Enrollment Agreement” then select “Term” from the Drop Down menu, then Submit.
  • Here you will electronically sign your Spring 2015 Otis Enrollment Agreement by entering your student ID number.
  • Spring 2015 Enrollment Agreement is available beginning January 5, 2015.
  • Once you have successfully signing your Enrollment Agreement, your Enrollment Agreement hold will be automatically removed.
 
Step 3: Advisement
  • See your Major Department Advisor to be advised and to receive your Alternate Pin number for Online Registration.
  • See the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department for questions regarding your Liberal Studies courses.
 
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 “2014-2015” 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 View Holds.
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • All holds on your account must be removed BEFORE you can online register.
 

Step 6: Emergency Contact

  • Go to Self Service, Login, and select the Personal Information Tab, click Emergency Notification Phone Number. 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 you may enter more than one contact person.
 

Step 7: Register Online

January 5th through
January 10th
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 "Add / Drop Courses", use the Drop Down Arrow to "Select Term", submit. Enter the Alternate Pin you received from your Department Advisor.
  • 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 2015 Spring registration.
  • You will automatically be charged a $275 Late Fee.

Classes begin on Monday, January 12, 2015