Colorful Japanese lanterns suspended from poles placed around Tappan Square gives one a clue that Oberlin College’s annual Commencement/Reunion Weekend is about to occur. The event known as Illumination precedes Commencement and ushers in a range of alumni gatherings—from cluster class reunions to academic open houses. Photo credit: John Seyfried

Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music have a combined 40,000+ alumni in its ranks. The Alumni Association is the umbrella organization that seeks to unite graduates with each other and current students through mentoring and career development programs, events and reunions, and a range of volunteer opportunities.

Oberlin Alumni Magazine

Have you received your issue of the award-winning Oberlin Alumni Magazine? The spring 2017 issue is also available online.

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June 22, 2017
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Alumni Connections

These are a few of the college’s administrative offices that provide a range of services and programs that may be of interest to alumni.


Alumni Resources

Alumni Involvement

As an alum, you have many ways to get involved in the life of the Alumni Association. Volunteer to serve in a range of capacities—from recruiting new students to sponsoring a student during winter term to serving on a committee. The Alumni Association has something for everyone,