Refer to Visiting Oberlin for information about how to get to, from, and around Oberlin.

Parking/Campus Map

Download a campus map  that shows parking areas for Friday through Sunday.

Need a Ride? Try Oberlin Switchboard

Whether you fly or drive to Commencement/Reunion Weekend, connect with other travelers by carpooling to Oberlin or sharing a cab or rental from the airport.

Oberlin Switchboard  allows users to ask for help or offer assistance. Use your trip as a mini-reunion and find other Oberlin alumni and friends in your region, while reducing the number of cars traveling to Oberlin in May.

Bike Rentals

Rent a bike from the Oberlin Bicycle Cooperative, located in the basement at the rear of Keep Cottage. You can rent bikes by the day or the weekend. The Bike Co-Op accepts cash or checks, but not credit cards. Locks will not be provided, so please bring your own lock from home. If you have any questions about the co-op’s Bike Rental program, send email to

Special Needs

While we do our best to accommodate the needs of returning alumni, there are very limited facilities for those with special needs such as private baths, wheelchair ramps, and accessible bathrooms. We recommend you consider reserving lodging in a local hotel or bed and breakfast.

Wheelchairs and a limited number of electric scooters will be available from the Commencement/Reunion Welcome Center for a flat weekend fee of $30 (wheelchair) or $50 (scooter). Please call the Office of Alumni Relations at (440) 775-8692  to make a reservation. A Visa or MasterCard is required when you call, but you will not be charged until the device is picked up.

You must return wheelchairs by 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 28, or you will be charged an additional $35 late fee.

An American Sign Language interpreter will be available during the Champagne Dinner for Alumni and Graduates, and Commencement exercises. Handicap-accessible seating will be available during Commencement exercises.