Oberlin President Carmen Ambar at commencement podium
Oberlin College President Carmen Ambar prepares to give remarks during the Commencement ceremony in Tappan Square. Photo credit: Walter Novak

Oberlin College will host its annual Commencement/Reunion Weekend from May 24-27, 2019, with Commencement exercises taking place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.

Commencement 2018 Recap

Oberlin College Commencement festivities began at 9:30 a.m. with a faculty-led processional onto Tappan Square, where parents, family members, and other guests recognized the Class of 2018.

Humor writer and novelist David Sedaris delivered the Commencement address to the 757 members of Oberlin’s Class of 2018, campus members, and guests.

Read Commencement address

Watch the ceremony in its entirety