Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oberlin College has several students that are studying remotely. However, the community at Oberlin can continue to thrive despite the distance through our distance programming initiative called ‘‘RemObies!’’

Oberlin Students at Connect Cleveland
Even outside of Oberlin, students can have a great sense of community. (Photo Credit: Yevhen Gulenko)

Oberlin's Division of Student Life is dedicated to engaging students and building a strong-knit Oberlin community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. See the expandable sections below for information regarding different opportunities to connect with Oberlin.

  • On-Going Programs
    • Oberlin Remote Learning E-Guide
      • We know that transitioning to an online learning environment on short notice can come with many challenges, while also creating potential opportunities. Making a plan and adjusting your study habits can help you feel more in control. We hope that this guide will help you navigate this transition as smoothly as possible.
    • Library Resources for Remote Teaching and Learning Guide
    • Productivity Tutoring
      • Connect with a peer productivity tutor for one-on-one support with things like figuring out how to stay focused on academics while working remotely, connecting with campus resources remotely, and mapping out a schedule for the week that includes time for academics, rest, and family/friends. Schedule a meeting with Alex, Mike, or Paige using the following link: https://bit.ly/2GGr2tV

  • Health
    • Live Streamed YeoFit Classes - To access the Zoom links, go to yeofit.oberlinathletics.com and click on SCHEDULE. There you can also find class descriptions along with the FULL YeoFit class schedule.
    • T3 Performance At-Home Workouts - T3 Performance, who works with Oberlin College students for strength and conditioning, has an awesome database of at-home workouts! Click the link for more.
  • Community Engagement Opportunities
    • Apollo Theatre - "Cleveland Cinemas has joined forces with some of our distribution partners to bring a selection of films to your home while our theatres are closed. Unlike films you may watch on streaming services at home, buying a ticket to watch one of the titles in our Virtual Screening Room directly benefits a local business and will help protect a lot of local jobs." (Text taken from Cleveland Cinemas e-mail, 4/1/2020)

  • Oberlin E-Sports Super Smash Bros Tournament
    • Join us this Saturday for a remote gaming tournament for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! The winner will receive a download code redeemable for a 60$ switch game. To register, make sure to scan the QR code or click this link to join the online bracket, and email pwai@oberlin.edu to confirm your registration. The event will also be streamed at this link if you prefer to watch the tournament rather than play
  • On-Going Events
    • Oberlin Review
      • The Oberlin Review is still publishing articles in an online format! Check out their website here.
    • "O-Beats" Spotify Playlist
      • A collaborative playlist for Obies to connect via music! Click the link to listen to Obie's favorite songs and upload your own. Note: Must have an account through Spotify.
    • MuddSlinger Mondays
      • The Oberlin College Library has a virtual white board called MuddSlinger where they post a question to the Oberlin College community that changes every week. Check it out!

Looking for a full summary of our programs? Check out the full calendar of events.


Want to follow the RemObies initiative on Social Media? Check out these pages:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/remobies

Facebook: www.facebook.com/remobies