Center for Information Technology

Special Cards

Special ID Cards are available for Oberlin College alumni, family members of current faculty and staff, retired employees, and Oberlin College emeritus faculty who wish to utilize the benefits offered by Oberlin College. Your ID Card includes use of and access to the following:

  • The Philips Physical Education Center on Woodland Street
  • Loan privileges at the college's four libraries (retiree, emeriti, and spouses only; options for others are listed on the library's Courtesy Borrowing Policies page
  • The Obie Dollars debit account for purchases at Campus Dining locations, downtown merchants, and more. See the Obie Dollars page for more information.

If you are an alumnus of Oberlin College, please go to the Office of Alumni Engagement and complete an ID request form. Once completed, please come to the ID Card Office in Mudd Center 113 and we will be happy to make your new card.

The Alumni Office is located in the Dewy Ward '34 Alumni Center at 65 East College Street, Suite 4.

If you are a spouse or child (under age 21) of a college employee, please have the employee use the link below to fill out the request form for a family ID. HR will process the request and send a notification to the ID Card Office. Following a 48-hour processing time, you will receive an approval/denial email from HR. Once you have recieved your approval email, come to the ID Card Office in Mudd Center 113 and we will be happy to make your new card. (If you come within 48 hours, there may be a 20 minute wait while we process your card.)

(The employee must log in to complete the form.)

Request a Family Card

If you are a retiree or professor emeritus of Oberlin College, please go to the Human Resources Department and complete the ID Application Form. HR will process the request and send a notification to the ID Card Office. Following a 48-hour processing time, please bring your copy of the ID Application Form to the ID Card Office in Mudd Center 113 and we will be happy to make your new card. (If you come within 48 hours, there may be a 20 minute wait while we process your card.)

The Human Resources Department is located in the Service Building at 173 West Lorain Street.


To contact us, you can call 440-775-6210 or send an email to idcard@oberlin.edu.

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