• 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.



The International Education Steering Committee of Otis College requires, all faculty seeking to facilitate a travel study course use a program provider “whenever” possible. Program Providers work with you to craft and customize an abroad course specific to your/student needs. Program providers are not pre-packaged tour operators. Rather, “providers” offer support services, throughout the world, ensuring that your course runs safely and smoothly, while maintaining the integrity of your course vision. Program Providers also provide liability insurance necessary to run abroad courses.


Below is a short-list of items generally covered by a program provider:

     Course Program Manager dedicated to your program

     Airport transportation 

     Student accommodations

     Health and liability insurance

     On-site orientation and city tour

     Cultural activities in host city

     Day or overnight excursions

     Organized group meals

     Reserved classroom space

     Access to on-site offices

     24-hour resident staff support

Below you will find a short list of program providers who can assist you with the planning of your abroad course. For additional providers please contact the Center for International Education.





      Contact: Michael Holzer. Phone: . Email:
      Locations: North America. Europe. South America (View website for a complete list of destinations)




Contact: Sam Briar. Phone: 800.556.7068     Email:

Locations: Asia. Africa. Americas. Europe





       Contact: Phone: 415-835-3749.
       Locations: Paris. Florence. London. Madrid. Rome. Istanbul. 


      Contact: Phone: 512.480.8522. Email:
      Locations: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic,
      England (UK), France, India, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Northern Ireland, Panama Peru, South Korea, & Spain


     Contact: Steve Luther. Phone: 800-980-0033 Ext 114. Email:
     Locations: Spain, ChinaAustralia, New Zealand, Fiji (View Website for a complete list of destinations)


Contact:  PH: 425-527-8050 ext. 26039. Email:
Locations: Europe, Central America, South America, Africa, Asia, South Pacific

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)

Locations: Argentina, Australia, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England (UK), France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Russia, South Africa, & Spain

Center for International Studies Abroad (CIS)
Locations: Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Cambodia, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam

Danish Institute for Foreign Study (DIS)
Location: Denmark (Copenhagen)

Study Abroad Italy (SAI)
Locations: Italy (Florence, Milan, Rome, & Sicily)


Locations: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East (View website for a complete list of destinations)

SIT Study Abroad
Locations: Africa & Middle East: Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Tunisia, Egypt, Asia & The Pacific: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Samoa, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bhutan, Europe: Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Spain, Switzerland, Iceland, Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru

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