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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Spring Registration

Spring 2014 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 "2013-2014" 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 online register
 
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 13th, 2013

  • Go to Self Service and Login
  • Click the Student Records Tab
  • Select "Sign your Otis Promissory Note" then select "Term" from the "Drop Down" menu, then Submit
  • Here you will electronically sign your Spring 2014 Otis Promissory Note by entering your student ID number
  • Spring 2014 Promissory Note is available beginning November 13, 2013
 

Step 6: Payment Deadline

December 15, 2013

  • To Check Your Tuition Balance:
    Click the Student Records Tab to view your Spring 2014 Tuition Statement.
  • Pay student balances Online through Self Service.
  • Electronic Check (ACH) , MasterCard, DISCOVER Card and American Express and VISA
  • Continue or Enroll in a Payment Plan at TuitionPay.com
  • Payments by phone are not accepted
  • Payments must be finalized by December 15th or students may lose their classes and have to Late Register beginning January 3, 2014 and will be Automatically charged a $275 Late Registration Fee
 

Step 7: Online Registration

November 18th through December 13th
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 3rd and will be Automatically charged a $275 Late Registration Fee.

Any schedule changes (ADD/DROP) after December 13, 2013 can be done ONLINE starting January 3rd.

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

Classes begin on Monday, January 13th

 
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.