We offer several visit programs to help you determine if Oberlin is right for you.  Choose the visit program that will allow you to experience as much of Oberlin as your time allows. Spend a few hours, a full day, or even overnight.

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To our prospective students and families:

We understand how important the college search is to you. We love introducing Oberlin to future Obies and for many families that means visiting our campus. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 and the emphasis on the safety of our community, we have suspended all admission-related campus visits and admitted student events until May 1. This includes daily campus tours, information sessions, and any event for admitted students.

Spring Junior Visit Program

Attention juniors: The Spring Junior Visit Program is an insider’s view of Oberlin that will allow you to take a tour, sit in on classes, speak to admissions counselors and current students, and attend other events on campus. 

Tentative Schedule of Events

  • February 17, 2020
  • March 13, 2020

Admitted Student Visit Days

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 and the emphasis on the safety of our community, the Admitted Student Visit Days have been canceled. While we are unable to welcome you to campus, we hope that you will engage with us through a variety of other options.

Virtual Visit Programs

Summer Visit Days

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. While on campus, you’ll take a tour, attend panel sessions, and meet staff, students, and faculty. Registration for Summer Visit Days 2020 will open in Spring 2020. 

Tentative Schedule of Events

  • July 17, 2020
  • August 7, 2020

Ohio Six College Tour

Oberlin College is partnering with the Ohio Six Colleges (Denison, Kenyon, Ohio Wesleyan, Wittenberg, and Wooster) to offer half-day visit programs in early August. Pick two colleges per day and join us to learn about liberal arts opportunities in Ohio! Registration for the Ohio Six College Tour 2020 will open in Spring 2020.

  • July 27, 2020
  • July 28, 2020

Regional Fly-Ins

Take advantage of a special trip to Oberlin for high school seniors from your area. The Regional Fly-in includes round-trip air transportation, ground transportation between the airport and campus, overnight accommodations in a residence hall, and all meals on campus. Registration for Regional Fly-Ins 2020 will open in Summer 2020. 

Fly-in FAQ

Homecoming Visit Day

Celebrate Oberlin Homecoming with current students, alumni, family, and friends. Your schedule will include a campus tour, information session, student panel, and optional lunch in the dining hall. Come experience Oberlin during one of the best weekends of the year! Registration for Homecoming Visit Day 2020 will open in Fall 2020. 

Fall Visit Days

High school juniors and seniors are invited to experience Oberlin through a Fall Visit Day. This is a full-day program that includes an optional overnight stay (seniors only) in a residence hall with a current student, panel sessions with faculty and current students, class observation, Admissions interview (seniors only) and the opportunity to have lunch in the dining hall. Registration for Fall Visit Days 2020 will open in Fall 2020.

Multicultural Visit Program

The Multicultural Visit Program (MVP) is a selective, all-expenses-paid visit program for high-achieving high school seniors interested primarily in the College of Arts and Sciences. We encourage applications from students from diverse backgrounds including black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Hispanic/Latino/a/x, or Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

To support socioeconomic diversity, the selection committee also will consider students from families with limited financial resources, regardless of cultural or racial background, as well as those who are among the first in their families to attend college (first generation). 

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Daily Visits

Information sessions led by an admissions counselor and campus tours led by a current student provide an overview of the Oberlin community and the application process. If you are unable to make it to a visit program, please consult the admissions calendar to confirm availability for a daily visit throughout the academic year and summer.

Contact Us

Questions about visiting? Contact us at campus.visit@oberlin.edu.