Locations & Facilities

Oberlin’s facilities are unsurpassed by any school its size. The college has one of the nation’s most extensive college library collections; one of the finest college art museums in the country; and first-rate facilities in music, theater arts, the natural sciences, computing, and physical education.

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Campus map

Mudd Center, Seeley G.

The Seeley G. Mudd Center houses the Mary Church Terrell Main Library, the central library facility for Oberlin College.
Mudd Center

Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall

With a capacity of 230, Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall in the Science Center is the largest lecture facility on campus.
Photo of Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall

NMR Spectrometers

This 600-MHz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer allows faculty members and students to study the composition and structure of organic compounds in both solution and the solid state.
NMR Spectrometer

Noah Hall

Noah is a housing option for roughly 100 students who prefer to live in a substance-free and mostly quiet environment. This Program House is located on Woodland Street at the north end of campus.
Photo of Noah Hall

Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall

This two-story facility has a capacity of 119 and is the most high-tech lecture hall on campus, with an Internet connection at every seat. Multiple projectors can display images side-by-side, or...
Photo of Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall

North Fields

To the north of Oberlin’s outdoor competition venues lie the North Fields, community fitness trail, and cross country course. Intercollegiate, intramural, and club sports teams use the area for practice and competitions.
group of young women gathered on large open grassy field playing frisbee

North Quad

An open grassy field on the north side of campus, the North Quad is surrounded on all sides by residence halls and the Oberlin Science Center, and is home to the Wisdom Tree, a large oak around which...
Photo of North Quad

Oberlin Center for Convergence (StudiOC)

StudiOC space is on the upper level of the Clyde S. McGregor ’74 Office of Admissions building that is part of the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center. StudiOC is the flexible and adaptive learning space for undergraduates of the College of Arts and Sciences.
office space

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 and Noble manages the bookstore.
College Bookstore

Oberlin College Library

The Oberlin College Library, housed in the Seeley G. Mudd Center, is the central or main library facility for Oberlin College. It is situated in Wilder Bowl in the heart of campus.
image of Reading Girl in main library