Current Students, Commencement

Commencement Update

May 11, 2020 12:00 PM
Wehave outlined some of our plans to help bring together the Class of 2020 in these difficult circumstances.
Current Students, Faculty and Staff, Commencement

Commencement/Reunion Reimagined

May 8, 2020 9:45 AM
Office of the President
Each May members of the Oberlin community gather on Tappan Square to celebrate the achievements of our graduating class. We reconnect with our alumni who return to Oberlin to commune at reunions, reinforcing for themselves the specialness of this place. It is very disappointing to say that this year, we will be unable to experience Commencement/Reunion Weekend in the same way, due to the impact of the coronavirus.
Current Students, Parents, Coronavirus Updates

Update on Fall Opening

May 5, 2020 5:30 PM
Carmen Twillie Ambar, President
Dear Obies, You are finishing one of the most extraordinary academic years in history. Attending college is an exhilarating, challenging experience in normal times; attending in 2020 has demanded...
Current Students, Faculty and Staff

How to Protect Your Meetings from Zoombombing

April 21, 2020 11:15 AM
Center for Information Technology
Zoombombing is a new form of trolling in which a participant uses Zoom’s screensharing and chat features to interrupt and disrupt meetings and classes. Several Zoom meetings at Oberlin have...
Current Students, Faculty and Staff, Parents, Coronavirus Updates

April 20 Update

April 20, 2020 3:15 PM
Carmen Twillie Ambar, President
Dear Oberlin friends, Despite two recent snowy days in Oberlin, it has been a quiet winter. Even as we continue to cope with COVID-19, it is helpful to pause and note that spring is upon us. Trees...
Current Students, Parents, Coronavirus Updates

Refund Communication

April 3, 2020 12:30 PM
Carmen Twillie Ambar, President
Dear Oberlin Families, I hope all of you are safe and healthy. COVID-19 has imposed unprecedented change on higher education institutions across the country. I have heard from numerous students about...
Faculty and Staff, Coronavirus Updates

Governor’s Stay-At-Home Order Extended

April 3, 2020 9:00 AM
Office of the President
As you may have heard, Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, announced today that Ohio’s stay-at-home order is being extended to May 1.
Current Students

Remote Student Engagement: RemObies

March 31, 2020 11:15 AM
Office of the Dean of Students
Oberlin is operating as a remote campus due to the COVID-19 national public health crisis. You can stay connected to campus and your peers through a new distance programming initiative called RemObies.
Current Students, Parents, Coronavirus Updates

Ohio Voting Disruption due to Covid-19

March 27, 2020 3:15 PM
Voter Friendly Campus Initiative
To all students who are registered to vote in Oberlin: Absentee voting for the March 17, 2020, primary election has been extended. You must request an absentee ballot by mail, and then return it by mail. Ballot requests must be received by April 25 and ballots returned by April 28.


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