• 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.


Student Withdrawals


Students withdrawing from an Otis Travel Study Program will be subject to the withdrawal policy outlined in their payment contract. Students are charged a percentage of the total program fee based on the date of the student's withdrawal.

If a student cannot participate in a travel study program due to physical and/or mental debilitation, death or serious illness of an immediate family member, or other extenuating circumstances beyond the student's control, before or while participating on an Otis Travel Study program, the student can submit a Petition for Emergency Withdrawal. If granted, the Emergency Withdrawal may allow for full or partial relief from financial obligations to the program.

If a student withdraws from your program, the CIE will copy you on the official withdrawal email sent to the student outlining what fees are owed to the program.

Please reference the Student Withdrawal page in the student section of the website for withdrawal forms and additional information. If a student contacts you about withdrawing from your program, please direct them to this website and have them contact the Center for International Education as soon as possible.


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