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.

Photo of Clark Bandstand

Clark Bandstand, Tappan Square

Between college and town lies a 13-acre, wooded green space called Tappan Square. Among the square’s assorted trees is Clark Bandstand, named for benefactor Arthur Clark.

Students on climbing wall

Climbing Wall

In the central atrium of Jesse Philips Physical Education Center stands a four-sided, 25-foot pillar with more than 1,000 holds of all shapes and sizes. Perfect for climbing.

String and percussion ensemble in Clonick Hall recording studio

Clonick Hall

Clonick Hall is a superior recording studio and performance space housed in the conservatory’s Bertram and Judith Kohl Building.

College Archives

Department-based and student research projects often involve use of the Oberlin College Archives.

Photo of College Lanes

College Lanes

Oberlin College Lanes is the only bowling center in Northeast Ohio that is alcohol-free and has been smoke-free since 1993.

Confocal Microscope

Confocal Microscope

Housed in a specially designed room of the Science Center, Oberlin’s confocal microscope provides remarkable cellular detail and resolution.

Conservatory Annex

Conservatory Annex

The Conservatory Annex includes the offices of Conservatory Admissions and Conservatory Communications.

Conservatory Central Unit

Conservatory Central Unit

The Central Unit is part of the Oberlin Conservatory’s main complex and includes classrooms, rehearsal rooms, studios, and more.