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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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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