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Everything Oberlin
A resource guide for Oberlin Alumni

Important Contacts for Alumni:
Alumni Association: (440) 775-8692 or
Oberlin Alumni Magazine: (440) 775-8182 or
Office of Development: (440) 775-8273
Campus Operator: (440) 775-8121

FAQs for Staying in Touch:
Visit ObieWeb, your online alumni community, at No Web access? Please use the alternate contact information provided.
+ How to register with ObieWeb: Visit
+ How to submit a change of address or employer to Oberlin: Log onto your Personal Profile page, then click the "Update Account and Personal Info" link in lower right corner, or contact Development Resources at Bosworth 4,
50 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074 or (440) 775-8150.
+ How to submit a class note, letter to the editor, death notice, or book publication to Oberlin Alumni Magazine: Click on ObieWeb's "Keep in Touch" link or write to OAM at 145 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074. Fax: (440) 775-6575. E-mail:
+ How to find a former classmate: Click on ObieWeb's "Find Alumni" box in lower left corner.
+ How to locate Oberlin alumni in your city or occupation: Visit ObieWeb's "Keep in Touch" link, then click on the "Find Alumni" and "Advanced Search" links.
+ How to send a letter to Oberlin's president: Write to President Nancy S. Dye, Cox 201, 70 N. Professor St., Oberlin, OH 44074.
+ How to subscribe to Oberlin's weekly e-mail newsletter: Register from Obie-Web's "Keep in Touch" link.
+ How to read Oberlin-related stories in the media: Visit ObieWeb's "About Obies" link.

Oberlin Events:
+ How to get class reunion information: Schedules and registration materials are mailed out in mid-March. Visit Obie-Web's "Events & Travel" link or call the Alumni Association for more information.
+ How to find out what concerts, lectures, or performances are happening on campus: Visit the Oberlin events
calendar at
+ How to find out what alumni events are happening in your city: Visit for a monthly calendar of all off-campus Oberlin events. For specific regions, scroll down the list of cities on the left.

Alumni Services:
+ Where to buy Oberlin merchandise: Visit
+ How to recommend a prospective student: Request an Admissions Referral Form from Beth Livermore at (800) 622-6243 or
+ How to order a transcript: Visit ObieWeb's "Alumni Services" link or call (440) 775-8450.
+ How to subscribe to The Review: Sub- scriptions are $17.50 per semester. Send a check payable to Oberlin College to The Review, Attn: Subscriptions Manager, Wilder Box 90, 135 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074. The Review is also available online at
+ How to apply for an alumni fellowship: Visit
+ How to get career assistance: Visit and click on the "Especially for Alumni" link.
+ How to sponsor a Winter Term project or housing for students: Contact Kimberly Betz at (440) 775-8140.
+ How to use the Oberlin College Library: Alumni in Lorain and adjacent counties can register for free borrowing privileges. Call (440) 775-5019.
+ How to make a gift to Oberlin: Call the Oberlin Fund at (800) 693-3167 or visit For planned gifts and bequests, call (440) 775-8273.

Visiting Campus:
+ How to make reservations at the Oberlin Inn: Call (800) 376-4173.
+ How to get a ride to/from Cleveland Hopkins Airport: Call Lorain County Transit at (440) 949-2525 or visit their website and click on "Route 33." One-way fare is $2. Another option is Hopkins Transportation Service at (800) 543-9912.
+ How to schedule an event, wedding, or commitment ceremony at Oberlin: Contact Conference Services at (440) 775-8730 for the use of facilities.
+ Where to find maps, driving directions, and hotel information: Visit

College Information:
+ Where to view the course catalog: Visit
+ How to find a professor: Click on "People Finder" at
+ Where to find the Oberlin athletics schedule: Visit and choose the "Athletics" category.