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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Tappan Square

Tappan Square is a 13-acre green space that connects the college to the city of Oberlin. It is often the site of large-scale college and community events, including Commencement and Juneteenth.
Tappan Square

Tennis Courts

Twelve tennis courts are available for use by the college and community.

Third World House (Price House)

Price is the official name of the Third World Program House. Up to 50 students live here who self-identify as a marginalized person.
Outside of Third World (Price) House, a two story brick building

TIMARA Studios

TIMARA (Technology in Music and the Related Arts) students have access to six studios, a networked lab of Macintosh computers, and an array of music software and gear.
Photo of TIMARA Studios

Underground Railroad Sculpture

This environmental sculpture commemorates Oberlin as a major stop on the Underground Railroad, the secret route by which abolitionists helped enslaved persons escape to freedom in the Civil War era.
Photo of Underground Railroad Sculpture

Union Street Housing Complex

Part of the college’s Village Housing program, these units are available to students with four or more semesters in residence. This college-owned and maintained housing option includes small,...
Union Street Housing.

Venturi Art Building

The Venturi Art Building is named for architect Robert Venturi, who, along with Denise Scott Brown and Associates, designed the building as part of a 1976 expansion of the art museum.
exterior view of art building

Vibrating Sample Magnetometer

This instrument measures the magnetic properties of materials in fields from 0 to 2 T and in temperatures from 4K to 300K.
Vibrating Sample Magnetometer

Warner Center

Originally built as a gymnasium in 1901, Warner Center is now home to Oberlin's theater and dance programs. On the first floor are faculty offices and spacious acting studios.
Warner Center

Warner Concert Hall

This 496-seat hall adjoins the Conservatory of Music and is used for numerous student and faculty recitals, as well as recording sessions.
Warner Concert Hall