Alumni Association

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2022

We are thrilled to welcome back our 60th Cluster Classes of 1961, 1962, and 1963, and our 10th Cluster Classes of 2011, 2012, and 2013 during homecoming weekend this fall!

Lanterns on Tappan Square
Photo credit: Photo credit: John Seyfried

Registration Information

Reunion registration is now open through September 30! A list of reunion attendees is included on the registration page.  

Registration for the weekend is $25 per person and is required. Payment must be completed online through the above link before coming to campus. 

Members of the 10th and 60th Cluster Classes will receive an invitation by email to register.

 


Schedule of Events

Return home to Oberlin and join your classmates for a weekend of events, special activities for alumni, and opportunities to connect with fellow Obies.

Below is the current schedule with more events and activities to be confirmed as we move into the fall. Please check back often for updates!

Sign-ups for Oberlin Heritage Center tours and private AMAM tours during the weekend will be available at reunion check-in when you arrive on campus. Links to RSVP for Athletics events are included below. 

Friday, October 7
  • 9:30- 4p.m.    Oberlin College Archives displays for 10th and 60th clusters
  • 10 a.m.            Reunion check-in opens, Wilder Hall 
  • 10 a.m.            Cluster Headquarters open in Wilder Hall (Rooms 112 and 220)
  • 1:30-3 p.m.     Oberlin Heritage Center Civil War to Civil Rights Walking Tour
  • 3:30-5 p.m.    Oberlin Shansi Open House & Happy Hour, Shansi House
  • 4 p.m.              Private tour of the Allen Memorial Art Museum 
  • 4:30-6 p.m.    TGIF on Wilder Bowl
  • 5-6 p.m.          Todd & Thomasina Houston Philips Renovation Project Dedication, Philips Second Floor Lounge Area (outside second level pool entrance)
  • 5:30-7 p.m.    Welcome Back dinner for 60th Cluster Alumni, Peters Hall
  • 5:30-7 p.m.    Welcome Back dinner for 10th Cluster Alumni, Baron Art Gallery
  • 6-8 p.m.          Heisman Club Hall of Fame Ceremony, Knowlton Athletics Complex
  • 7 p.m.              Guest Master Class: Randall Scarlata, voice, Stull Recital Hall (Free)
  • 7-9 p.m.          10th Cluster Catch up with Classmates at the Slow Train Cafe
  • 7:30 p.m.        Guest Recital: Unheard-Of, Birenbaum Innovation & Performance Space, Hotel at Oberlin (Free)
  • 8-10 p.m.        Observe the Night Sky, Observatory & Taylor Planetarium, Peters Hall
Saturday, October 8
  • 8 a.m.             Cluster Headquarters open in Wilder Hall (Rooms 112 and 220)
  • 8-10 a.m.       Complimentary breakfast, Carnegie Building, Root Room
  • 9 a.m.             Reunion check-in opens, Wilder Hall
  • 9:30 a.m.        2022-23 Senior Concerto Competition, Finney Chapel (Free)
  • 10-11 a.m.      Indoor Track Resurface Project Dedication, Heisman Club Field House, President’s Walkway
  • 11-12 p.m.      Class Photos, Severance Hall steps
  • 11:30-1 p.m.   Heisman Club Tailgate, Knowlton Athletics Complex
  • 1 p.m.              Oberlin Football game vs. Kenyon 
  • 1 p.m.              Tango Milonga hosted by Timmy Tango and Yidi Wu ’11, Tappan Square. Rain location: Cat in the Cream.
  • 3 p.m.              Private tour of the Allen Memorial Art Museum
  • 3 p.m.              OSCA Open House and Ice Cream Social, Tank Hall
  • 4 p.m.             Heisman Club Title IX Celebration, Knowlton Athletics Complex
  • 5:30-7 p.m.    Classes of 1961, 1962, & 1963 Dinner hosted at President Ambar's home (shuttles provided from Wilder Hall)
  • 5:30-7 p.m.    Classes of 2011, 2012, and 2013 Dinner, Peters Hall
  • 7 p.m.              Oberlin Women’s Soccer Game vs. Denison, Shults Field
  • 9 p.m.              Fireworks, Shults Field 
Sunday, October 9
  • 8 a.m.               Cluster Headquarters open in Wilder Hall (Rooms 112 and 220)
  • 9:15-10 a.m.    Yoga at the President's House (shuttles provided from Wilder Hall)
  • 10:30-12 p.m. Reunion Farewell Brunch, Hotel at Oberlin 
  • 12 -1 p.m.         60th Cluster Catch up with Classmates at Studio OC
  • 1 p.m.                Guest Master Class: Christopher Sales, bassoon. Stull Recital Hall. 
  • 2-4 p.m.           Reception at Kendal at Oberlin for 60th Cluster Alumni
  • 2:30 p.m.         Oberlin Chamber Singers: Ben Johns, conductor, Fairchild Chapel       

Please note that event locations and times are subject to change. A final schedule will be available at reunion check-in. 

 


COVID-19 Information

Visit the ObieSafe page for the most up-to-date information regarding Covid-19 and policies on Oberlin's campus.

As of September 12, 2022, the college does not require masks indoors or outdoors for vaccinated or unvaccinated individuals. Updates will be shared on this page if changes are made to these policies.