• Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures

    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Transfer Day

    Apr 01| Admissions

    At Transfer Day, prospective transfer students are invited to take a tour of campus, have their questions answered in a one-on-one appointment, and learn how to make a smooth transition to Otis College. If you are considering transferring into one of our programs, please join us on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 12-3pm. 


  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.



Duties of the Title IX Coordinator

The Title IX Coordinator is:

  • Responsible for oversight of the investigation and resolution of all reports of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence involving students, staff and faculty;
  • Knowledgeable and trained in College policies and procedures and relevant state and federal laws;
  • Responsible for monitoring compliance with all procedural requirements, record keeping and time frames outlined in this policy;
  • Responsible for overseeing training, prevention and education efforts, and regular reviews of climate and culture;
  • Responsible for identifying and addressing any pattern or systemic problems that arise;
  • Available to advise any individual, including a complainant, a respondent or a third party, about the courses of action available at the College, both informally and formally; and
  • Available to provide assistance to any College employee regarding how to respond appropriately to a report of sexual harassment, sexual assault, or relationship violence.

If you have any questions, concerns, have witnessed sexual misconduct, or believe you have been the victim of sexual misconduct, please contact the following:

Carol D. Branch, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Title IX Coordinator

Nick Negrete, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Jane Miyashiro, M.Ed.
Director, Human Resources

File an incident report

Office of Civil Rights – San Francisco Office
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
90 7th Street, Suite 4-100
San Francisco, CA 94103
Voice Phone (800) 368-1019
FAX (415) 437-8329
TDD (800) 537-7697


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