We celebrate your admission to Oberlin College. We are thrilled you will be joining us, and look forward to helping you begin your academic career. We’re also ready to help you find your space within our growing community of learners, researchers, artists, musicians, athletes, advocates, thespians, and innovators.
Congratulations: You’re In!
Let everyone know you’re going to be an Obie. To secure your place in the incoming class, complete the the Intent to Enroll form and submit your matriculation deposit. The form is online at connect.oberlin.edu/status or use the form enclosed in your admit packet.
December 2016 | Join Your Class Facebook Group
If you haven’t done so already, join the Class of 2021 Facebook group and begin virtually meeting other students.
April 2017 | Attend All Roads
Admitted students and their families are invited to a special visit program, All Roads Leads to Oberlin—or visit campus anytime during April.
May 2017 | Complete New Students Forms
Expect to receive a letter in mid-May from the Office of the Registrar about the New Students Forms. Our online registration database will have most of the forms you'll need to complete before arriving on campus. First-year students in the College of Arts and Sciences and Double Degree Program must register for one or two courses. You’ll finalize your schedule during Orientation in August.
June 2017 | Select housing and meal plans
Registration for campus housing and dining opens June 1. Housing assignments are generally finalized by the end of July.
August 2017 | Register for classes
You’ll gain access to PRESTO, Oberlin’s online student records system, once you receive your matriculation materials. PRESTO has all the details about courses, course registration, and academic advising.
August 2017 | Attend New Student Orientation
Our weeklong Orientation program for first-year, international, and transfer students will introduce you to the wide range of resources available in the college and conservatory. This year’s session is August 22-27, 2017. You’ll attend welcoming programs, information sessions, tours, and recreational and social events and complete your course registration.
Registration forms for housing and dining will be available June 1. You must make and submit your selections by June 15 to the Office of Residential Education. Housing assignments are confirmed in late July.
Our varsity sports, clubs sports, and recreational and wellness initiatives provide a range of activities to help you remain fit mentally, physically, and emotionally.
Safety and Security
The Office of Safety and Security supports a safe environment 24/7 in which all members of the college community can learn, live, teach, and work.
New Students Orientation
Orientation week begins Tuesday, August 22, and runs through Sunday, August 27. It’s your opportunity to familiarize yourself with the Oberlin campus and community.
You’ve been accepted to Oberlin yet there is still plenty to learn and explore as you prepare to come to campus. Available classes, student groups and clubs, social activities, campus jobs, IT services, and much more are available to you once you get here.RegistrarStudent UnionClubs and OrganizationsCenter of Information TechnologyStudent Jobs on Campus