Welcome, Class of 2026 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
The complete 2022 Orientation schedule is now available. Pre-orientation virtual events begin August 15. Move-in begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday, August 28.
International Student Orientation Program begins with international student move-in on Thursday, August 25, 2022. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Leadership and Involvement/Orientation, at email@example.com or 440-775-8167.