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 Safety House

Campus Safety supports a safe environment in which all members of the college community can learn, live, teach, and work. Open 24 hours a day, the staff responds immediately to potential criminal incidents, suspicious activity, requests for assistance, and emergency situations.

Carnegie Building

Once Oberlin’s main library, Carnegie is now home to geology classrooms, labs, and offices.

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Carnegie Building (West Wing)

The Academic Advising Resource Center office is housed in the west wing of the Carnegie Building on North Professor Street.

Cell Culture Lab

Cell Culture Laboratories

Two labs are available for work in neuroscience and immunology. They have clean benches equipped with hoods that minimize the risk for contamination of cell lines.

Chabad at Oberlin

A division of Lubavitch of Greater Cleveland, Chabad at Oberlin offers social, educational, recreational and religious programming for students and faculty.

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Charles Martin Hall House

Charles Martin Hall House was built in 1853. It is owned by the college and named for the alumnus who founded ALCOA.

Art Library

Clarence Ward Art Library

A visual feast for those who love art and the creative process, the Clarence Ward Art Library has more than 100,000 books, exhibition catalogs, and bound periodicals, as well as about 250 journals.

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Clarence Ward ’37 Art Building

The Clarence Ward ’37 Art Building, also referred to as the 1937 wing, features the Fisher Hall student art gallery, art history classrooms, painting and silkscreen studios, and the Visual Resources Collection.