Welcome, Class of 2027 and transfer Obies!
You can plan to begin your Oberlin transition during the summer as our Orientation Program will include a range of remote activities in early-mid August. Our goal is to provide essential information and connect you with members of our community who will help you make a successful academic and social transition.
We look forward to seeing you!
Our Goals for You During Orientation
Introduce you to your PAL (Peer Advising Leader), RA (Residential Assistant), and other new students
Familiarize you with essential policies and helpful resources
Learn what the residential experience and living in a community at Oberlin College means
Connect you with your academic advisor, register for class, and develop a strong academic foundation
Experience our vibrant campus life including a vast range of musical events, student organization activities, and more
Engage with the communities and partners that surround Oberlin College
New student orientation begins virtually August 14, 2023.
International Student Orientation Program begins with international student move-in on Thursday, August 24, 2023. All new F-1 and J-1 students are expected to attend and arrive on campus on that date. You may check in to your housing at any time on that day (including after normal business hours). Dual-citizens, permanent residents, US citizens living abroad, and other non-F-1 or J-1 visa holders are welcome to email email@example.com to request to attend.
We will continue to be in touch with you with updates and other information. In the meantime, if you have a question, don’t hesitate to contact Tina Zwegat, Director of Student Involvement and Orientation, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-775-8167.
Please address packages and mail in the following manner:
- Student First and Last Name
- Obie ID (this is the first part of your Oberlin email before the @ symbol)
- 135 W Lorain St.
- Oberlin, OH 44074
Packages received throughout August will be held in the student mailroom located on the ground level of Wilder Hall (135 W. Lorain Street). Students will need to come to Wilder Hall to retrieve their packages. Packages may only be picked up by the student.
The student mail room will be open Saturday, August 26, from 9 AM-12 PM and Sunday, August 27, from 9 AM-2 PM for student pick up at the window. Mail or packages held in lockers will be available for pick up during Wilder hours (7 AM-midnight).
Students will receive notifications about where to pick up packages (window or locker). Mail or packages received during August will be held until August 31. After that time, any unclaimed packages will be returned to the sender.