Alumni Association

Class of 1996

As you celebrate reunion, consider visiting the 25th Reunion Memorial Wall to share memories of friends, faculty and staff, and other loved ones who are no longer with us, but live in our hearts.

Share a memory

A string of colorful VRW Illumination lanterns

25th Reunion Virtual Reunion Weekend Schedule

Please note all events time are EDT.

All week long Monday-Saturday, May 17-22

President's Fitness Challenge: Designed for participants at all levels of ability and skill, the challenge encourages all alumni to move and learn during the week of May 17-22. Participants completing five out of six activities will receive a special finishers fitness towel.

Daily @ 7:30 AM | VRW Daily Dispatches: a series of emails that feature interactive content from the College & Conservatory to help you celebrate reunion week.

Saturday, May 22

8 AM | YeoFit with President Carmen Twillie Ambar (Final President's Fitness Challenge activity)

9:30 AM | Academic Offerings

11 AM | “Scholar’s Take”: Interdisciplinary Film Talk with Oberlin Faculty

12:30 PM | Crimson & Gold Celebration

Event Rebroadcast Links

We are pleased to offer rebroadcasts! 

2 PM EDT

3:30 PM EDT

7 - 11 PM | 25th Reunion Saturday Night Programming

  • 7 - 8 PM: Class of 1996 Pre-show Gathering
  • 8:15 - 11PM: Night at the 'Sco
    Featured DJs: Noah Bopp '96 & Matt Mascolo '96

Sunday, May 23

 7 PM | Virtual Illumination

Give a Reunion Gift

Reunion giving continues to provide a vital source of support for Oberlin students. Your reunion gift is a powerful way to be involved in the life of the college and conservatory, and help guarantee that future students will be able to enjoy the transformational experiences that Oberlin provided in your life.

Give a gift

Reunion giving will continue to provide a vital source of support for Oberlin students. As your reunion approaches, we hope you will consider how a new or increased gift to Oberlin can honor your past while supporting the college’s future.

Oberlin alumni have a long history of securing their legacy through collective philanthropy. Over and above continuing support of the Annual Fund, each class establishes a legacy in championing the next generation of Obies! Your reunion gift is a powerful way for you to be involved in the life of the college and conservatory, and helping guarantee that future students will be able to enjoy the transformational experiences that Oberlin provided in your life.

Gifts of every size make a difference, and all donations of any designation made prior to Reunion will automatically be credited toward your class or cluster gift. Support Oberlin by:

  • Making a gift when you register for reunion weekend
  • Visiting advance.oberlin.edu/donate to give securely online
  • Calling (800) 693-3167 to make your gift via phone
  • Emailing giving@oberlin.edu for questions regarding planned giving, gifts by stock, and employee matching gifts
  • Sending a check made payable to:

Oberlin College
PO Box 72110
Cleveland, OH 44192-0002