If you need to choose an advisor, seek accommodations for a disability, schedule an audition, or something else, we have the information you need.
From your first days at the conservatory, our team of associate deans will guide your academic plans and aspirations. Thinking about a performance group? Trying to balance your practice schedule with other obligations? Schedule face time with an associate dean, who is available for students pursuing coursework in the conservatory.
Conservatory Student Wellness
Oberlin Conservatory offers a series of programs each semester intended to promote robust physical and mental health for students. Sessions range from massages to stress management workshops to art therapy and bowling outings. Wellness programs also integrate social justice with a focus on maintaining a healthy environment for all.
International Student Resource Center
We have a vibrant and tightly knit international student community representing more than 50 countries and 8 percent of the student population. Our holistic approach includes advising, educational and social programming, and other services to help you adjust to your new community.
Conservatory Professional Development
The Office of Conservatory Professional Development assists conservatory students, musical studies majors from the College of Arts and Sciences, and recent alumni in attaining skills necessary to develop diverse and fulfilling careers in music.
Our services include workshops and individual advising on résumés, cover letters, bios, electronic press kits, graduate school applications, job searches, and topics involving artist-run organizations. Guidance is also available for identifying, creating, and/or applying for internship and winter-term opportunities.
Disability Resources actively works with roughly 20 percent of Oberlin’s student population, offering accommodations and tools for self-advocacy.
Tutoring and Workshops
All students have access to free tutoring services and workshops. Many are sponsored by specific offices and or academic departments.
Oberlin College Bookstore
The Oberlin College Bookstore is on the corner just west of the intersection of Main and College Streets. The college-bookstore division of Barnes & Noble manages the bookstore, which was once the Co-op Bookstore. Stocked with textbooks you’ll need for class, it also has official college merchandise: T-shirts, caps, sweatshirts, hoodies, bibs, pennants, and even socks. You’ll also find items for your residence hall including lamps, stationery, clocks, energy-efficient light bulbs, fans, and bedding items.
The Oberlin College Bookstore is part of the Barnes & Noble College Booksellers partnership, a comprehensive service-oriented bookstore that includes more than 600 campus bookstores nationwide.