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  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Jennifer Steinkamp.

    Thursday, October 2nd 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

  • OR GALLERY
    10455 JEFFERSON BLVD.
    CULVER CITY, CA 90232
  • Pae White

    Oct 07| Lectures
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    Pae White was born in 1963 in Pasadena, California. She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her M.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and her B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Recent solo exhibition venues include Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan; the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; greengrassi, London; and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Paradise Garage.

    Thursday, October 9th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     
  • Jennifer Moon

    Oct 14| Lectures
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    Artist, Adventurer, and Revolutionary 

    Phoenix Rising, Part 2: Eros vs. Agape is on view now in Made in L.A. 2014 at the Hammer Museum through Sept. 7th! 
  • Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of Through the Arc of the Rain Forest, Brazil-Maru, Tropic of Orange, Circle K Cycles, and I Hotel, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and awarded the California Book Award, the American Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Award, and the Association for Asian American Studies Book Award.

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Spring Registration

Spring 2015 Registration Process

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

Step 1: Advisement
  • Contact 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 2: 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 3: Check Holds
  • Select Student Records Tab and click, View Holds
  • Contact the appropriate department to have your holds removed.
  • All Holds on your account must be removed BEFORE you can register Online.

NOTE: To remove you "PN Hold", go to step 5.

 
Step 4: Emergency Contact
  • Go to Self Service, login and 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 requested information, then submit. 
  • You are required to enter at least one emergency contact person, but may enter more than one.
 

Step 5: Promissory Note

Available November 12th, 2014

  • Select  the Student Records Tab, and Click "Sign your Otis Promissory Note" then "Select a Term" for Spring 2015.
  • Electronically sign your Spring 2015 Otis Promissory Note by entering your by entering your student ID number.
  • Spring 2015 Promissory Note is available beginning November 12, 2014.
  • Once you have sucessfully signed your Promissory Note, your PN Hold is removed.
 

Step 6: Payment Deadline

December 15, 2014

  • **STUDENTS CANNOT REGISTER UNLESS THEIR ACCOUNT IS AT A $0.00**
  • To check your Tuition Balance: Select the Student Records Tab, the Select the "Tuition Statement" option and from the "Select a Term" down menu, select the desired term.
    Click the Student Records Tab to view your Spring 2015 Tuition Statement.
  • Pay student balances Online through Self Service  with and Electronic Check (ACH) or Credit Card.  Payments by phone are not accepted.
  • Enroll in a Payment Plan at TuitionPay.com (not available for International Students).
  • Payments must be finalized by December 15th or students may be dropped from their classes.
 

Step 7: Online Registration

November 17th through December 12th
Monday - Friday: 5 am to 10 pm

  • Students not familiar with online registration should start with the Online Registration Tutorial.
  • Students register according to their designated Registration Start Date.   
  • 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 courses, and enter the Alternate Pin you received from your Department Advisor.
  • Students who do not register Online by December 13th will have to Late Register ONLINE beginning, January 5th and will be Automatically charged a $275 Late Registration Fee.

Any schedule changes (ADD/DROP) after December 12, 2014 can be done ONLINE starting January 5, 2015.

Once you have reqistered, check your schedule carefully and PRINT a copy to confim your 2015 Spring registration.

Classes begin on Monday, January 13, 2015.

 
Full-Time Status
  • Undergratuate students must be registered for 12 credits to be considered as a "Full Time" student.
  • Graduate students must be registered for 9 credits to be considered as a "Full Time" student.
  • Failure to register as a Full-Time student can jeopardize your Financial Aids/Grants, Scholarships and Loans.
 
Important Note:

If, after your best efforts, there are extenuating circumstances that prevent you from registering before the registration deadline please contact Laura Kiralla, Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Student Affairs: student@otis.edu or (310) 665-6960, well before the deadline to discuss your situation.