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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Eric Baker Nord Performing Arts Annex

The Eric Baker Nord Performing Arts Annex brings together these three theaters to allow the Department of Theater to stage a range of productions—from experimental works to full-scale plays.
Exterior view of performing arts annex

Exercise Equipment

Students can get sweaty using one of 30 cardio workstations in the Jesse Philips Physical Education Center.
A student exercises on a treadmill

Fairchild Chapel

The centerpiece of Bosworth Hall is Fairchild Chapel, a 150-seat facility that features a pipe organ based on building principles of the early 17th century.
Fairchild Chapel

Fairchild House

Fairchild House is one of the smallest traditional halls with accommodations for about 70 students.
Exterior view of Fairchild House.

Finney Chapel

The largest performance space on campus, Finney Chapel stands at the heart of Oberlin’s intellectual and musical life.
Chapel exterior

Firelands Apartment Building

About 95 Oberlin fourth-year students live in a studio apartment in this seven-story building, located just east of campus.
Exterior view of Firelands Apartment Building.

Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA)

Founded in 1979, the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) is an independent, nonprofit art organization in downtown Oberlin. It’s dedicated to enhancing public appreciation of and participation in the visual arts.
Exterior view of Fireands Art building

First Church in Oberlin

First Church in Oberlin is part of the United Church of Christ organization. It’s committed to benevolence, mission work, and social action both locally and globally, through its individual members and its collective financial support.
exterior view and lawn sign for First Church in Oberlin

Fisher Gallery

Fisher Hall, once a 200-seat auditorium, was converted to a gallery, providing space for the art department’s student exhibits, installations, and performances.
Interior of the Fisher Gallery

Fred Shults Field

Training and competition in soccer and lacrosse take place on Fred Shults Field.
Aerial photo of Fred Shults Field