First-years take part in service projects with local community partners during Orientation.
Video Description: Oberlin Scenes
This silent video makes quick cuts, with each of the following segments lasting 2 or 3 seconds.
From an aerial view, the Oberlin campus comes into focus, followed by:
- A dancer stretches in a dance studio.
- A conductor leads an orchestra, viewed from behind and above the musicians.
- A baseball player fields ground balls during practice.
- A bicyclist pedals along a path toward Memorial Arch.
- A professor teaches in a classroom.
- A trombonist rehearses.
- A swimmer performs the butterfly stroke.
- A silhouetted person approaches the curved wall outside Hall Auditorium at night.
- Several groups of students work in a science lab.
- A student is animated while explaining the artwork behind her.
- An athlete runs past a building on a cold morning.
- The strings of a double bass vibrate as they are played by a jazz musician.
- A student explains an idea.
- A pianist practices on a Steinway grand piano.
- In a museum gallery, a group of students gazes at a painting.
- A singer and piano accompanist rehearse in a sunny room.
- A student in class holds a pen while speaking.
- Holding a boom microphone, a student makes a recording.
- A student cook prepares fresh vegetables.
The video then loops back to the beginning.
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Concept for Bach + Brahms grew out of conversations with double bass teacher's legendary mentor, Edgar Meyer.
New faculty members and new programming offer students a robust experience in the study of Jewish history, culture, religious tradition, and literature.
Finding success with an Oberlin degree in hand, these young alumni share how Oberlin shaped their decision to seek a fellowship, to pursue a particular course of study, or to embark on their career.
Biology and biochemistry graduate Gabby Walsh ’18 is working as a postbaccalaureate fellow at the Food and Drug Administration.
From the Blogs
You. Oberlin. Chicken Tenders. Need I say more? Absolutely.
Some photos of my dorm room in Barrows, and a few recommendations of things to pack.
A whimsical accumulation of the Oberlin things that follow me throughout the summer, and the things I miss the most.
Plan Your Visit
For students looking for an in-depth summer visit, the Summer Visit Days are a full-day program that may be just right for you.
“Oberlin is about belonging. Belonging is the opposite of fitting in. Fitting in is about changing yourself to fit the crowd; belonging is about being yourself and finding your sense of self-expression that is accepted and appreciated by those around you.”Hannah Schoepe ’20