Learn about all that Oberlin has to offer with our extensive, online events and resources for accepted students.

Departmental Open House Friday, April 3

The College of Arts and Sciences will host departmental open houses on Friday, April 3 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Learn how to access each department virtually

Arts & Sciences Admissions


Hosted by Others


Please note that this schedule is subject to change; watch your email and check back here for updates. Some events require advance registration. All times are Eastern U.S.

Admitted Student Sessions

Learn all about life as an Oberlin student while maintaining a safe social distance. Join us and experience the distinct feel of the Oberlin community! First, Senior Fellows Monica and Brian will fill you in on admissions, academics and student life.

Still have questions? Sign up for one of these sessions:

  • Admitted student Q&A – Sign up for one of our Live Q&A Sessions to have questions answered by one of our admissions staff.

  • Virtual Hangout sessions – Meet your future classmates! Virtual Hangouts let you connect with other members of Oberlin's Class of 2024 over a live Zoom session. A current Obie will also join you to help answer questions.

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Webinars in the coming weeks will cover a wide range of topics, and they will include faculty, student, or staff panelists. The schedule will be announced on this page and via email.

Next Webinar: Housing and Dining on April 6

Our residential campus means the learning never stops. Once your classes are done for the day, where you live and eat becomes another opportunity to learn from your peers and develop as an individual. Learn about the wide range of options available to you.

Monday, April 6 at 4:00 p.m.

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Planned Webinar Topics

Completed Webinars

Virtual Tours

Recorded campus tour: We’ll show you what it’s like to spend your college years in a place where you have room to breathe and the freedom to explore and apply new ideas. Join our student guides as they take you around our picturesque campus.

Aerial tour of campus: Get a bird’s eye view of our campus. Watch now.

360 degree virtual tour: An insider's view of campus hotspots. View now.

Campus map: Wondering where you might live or take a class? Our campus map will show you the way and highlight places central to student and academic life at Oberlin as well as sites that are historically and architecturally significant to our campus and town. Download the map.

Take a Class – For Credit

All students admitted to Oberlin College’s Class of 2024 are invited to participate in a special two-credit academic course entitled Uncovering COVID-19: Critical Liberal Arts Perspectives. The deadline to register is Sunday, April 5.

Online Class Visits

Oberlin students will be taking all of their classes online for the remainder of the spring semester, and we are making a large number of these classes available to admitted students. Login here for further instructions on how to access each class virtually. If you have trouble accessing your account, please email college.admissions@oberlin.edu for assistance. 

Class Visit Schedule

English 112 – One Hundred Poems
10–10:50 a.m.

Politics 100 – Intro to American Politics
11–11:50 a.m.

Economics 245 – Health Economics
1:30–2:30 p.m.


Creative Writing 256 – Historical Fictions
1:30–2:45 p.m.


Sociology 112 – Introduction to Sociology
11–11:50 a.m.

Creative Writing 120 – Introduction to Fiction Writing
1:30–2:20 p.m.

Mathematics 357 – Harmonic Analysis
2:30–3:20 p.m.

Physics 054 – Musical Acoustics
3:30–4:20 p.m.


Chemistry 102 – Chemistry Principles
10–10:50 a.m.

Latin 202 – Intermediate Latin II: Seneca
3:30–4:20 p.m.


Neuroscience 201 – The Brain: an Introduction
9:30–10:45 a.m.

English 206 – Shakespearean Tragedy
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.


Economics 101-02 – Principles of Economics
11–11:50 a.m.

Anthropology 212 – Ecological Perspectives on Small-Scale Societies
1:30–2:20 p.m.

Art 150 – Approaches to Western Art
2:30–3:20 p.m.


History 251 – US Foreign Policy
11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Comparative American Studies 209 – American Identities and Popular Culture
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

TIMARA 340 – Sounding Sensation
1:30–2:45 p.m.

Chemistry 047 – Drug Development and the Coronavirus
4:30–5:50 p.m.


Mathematics 110 – Introduction to Knot Theory
1:30–2:20 p.m.

Religion 103 – Religion and Violence
2:30–3:20 p.m.

Comparative Literature 279 – Poetry and Politics
3:30–4:20 p.m.


Psychology 214 – Abnormal Psychology
3–4:20 p.m.


Jewish Studies 253 – Pilgrimage Travel and Judaism
2:30–3:20 p.m.

Religion 402 – Religious Practice in a Time of Social Distancing: A Religious Studies Roundtable
3:15–4:30 p.m.

Thursday 4/16

Cinema Studies 203 – Funny Women
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Wednesday 4/22

Religion 402 – Religious Practice in a Time of Social Distancing: A Religious Studies Roundtable
3:15–4:30 p.m.

This schedule is subject to change; additional classes will become available throughout April. Login here for further instructions on how to access each class virtually. If you have trouble accessing your account, please email college.admissions@oberlin.edu for assistance. 

Our Newest Academic Programs

Oberlin is creating 7 interdisciplinary programs of study to meet the evolving needs and career goals of our students, including 5 which combine the resources of the College and the Conservatory. Learn more about these minors and integrative concentrations:

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