Oberlin is a dynamic and interactive place. It may be difficult at times to keep up with academic breaks, tutoring and career exploration sessions, athletic events, concerts in the Cat, not to mention deadlines for advising and course selection. Here are a few quick links to help you stay on top of your game.
The Oberlin campus reopens January 2, 2019, for winter term—a month-long opportunity for students to explore academic and personal interests outside of the classroom, on or off campus, individually or with a group.
These are a few of the administrative offices that provide a range of student services—from health and safety and counseling, to student activities and academic support.
Academic Advising Resource Center
The Academic Advising Resource Center oversees advising, enrollment, and course registration from the time you are admitted through graduation and beyond.AARC
Career Development Center
Students and recent alumni benefit from such Career Development Center services as career exploration, experiential and internship opportunities, skill building workshops, and more.Career Development Center
CIT Help Desk
Our customer-service driven Help Desk provides software support for all types of computers and hardware support for under-warranty, Macintosh, and the HP Business line. CIT also provides analysis, repairs, system setup, and other services.CIT Help Desk
Conservatory Professional Development
Workshops, advising, resume building, job searches, mentoring, and more are provided through the Office of Conservatory Professional Development. Services are tailored to conservatory students and musical studies majors from the college.Conservatory Professional Development
Counseling Center professionals provide short-term confidential psychological support to students as they pursue academic and personal goals.Counseling Center
We facilitate access to all programs, services, and activities that are provided at the college, while encouraging and helping students to develop self-advocacy skills.Disability Resources
Fellowships and Awards
Fellowships and awards fund student research, teaching, travel, and service from the first year of college through the early alumni years. We help students to discover funding opportunities, to prepare competitive applications, and to present themselves compellingly in interviews.Fellowships and Awards
Multicultural Resource Center
The MRC is a gathering place for the collaborative support of historically disenfranchised communities. We work on issues of diversity and inclusion within a social justice context at Oberlin College.MRC
Office of the Ombudsperson
Oberlin’s ombudsperson is a multipartial and independent administrator who helps individuals—students, faculty, and staff—resolve conflicts, solve problems, and communicate more effectively with others.Ombudsperson
Office of the Registrar
The Office of the Registrar staff assist with all of the changes that occur during a student’s career; for example, changes of major, names, updates to enrollment status, application for transfer of credit, and reinstatement of enrollment in the college. The registrar also oversees publication of the online course catalog.Registrar
Office of Winter Term
Oberlin’s winter term takes place each January to give students the opportunity to explore in depth topics of interest within and outside of their intended major. The office has a wealth of resources to help students select projects, funding sources, sponsors, and more.Winter Term
Student Academic Success Programs
Advising, peer mentoring, tutoring, academic workshops, and strategies to improve study skills are among the services available to students through this office.Student Academic Success
Don’t sit on the sidelines. In addition to your academic studies, Oberlin has many ways for you to engage with your peers and the community at large.
First Year Librarian
New to Oberlin and haven’t visited the Mary Church Terrell Main Library yet? Not sure how to navigate the resources in the building? Be sure to connect with a First Year Library Advisor who can show you all things library related.
StudiOC is s both a modern and flexible educational space and a new method for faculty to engage in multidisciplinary collaboration. Students can enroll in a theme-based learning community that incorporate subject matter from several different disciplines, allowing for rich and meaningful interactions with peers and faculty. Learning communities enroll up to 30 students; average class size is 15.Learning CommunitiesStudiOC