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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George Jones Farm

Located just one mile east from campus, the George Jones Memorial Farm is an innovative educational site with an abundance of resources and activities for students and the greater community.
large greenhouse with two people standing inside.

Geospatial Computer Lab

The Geospatial Computer Lab supports coursework in the geology department and allows students access to tools and software for scientific communication.
Geospatial Computer Lab

German House (Max Kade Haus)

Max Kade House is the building on campus where German speakers are encouraged to reside. Kade has a capacity for 38 students, who have access to a large living room, kitchen facilities, study rooms, and practice spaces.
grassy area leading to the two story brick residence hall.


On the roof of the Science Center, a 2,580-square-foot greenhouse provides the ideal space for botanical investigations by students and faculty.
interior of greenhouse with hanging plants on either side

Hales Annex

Hales Annex is adjacent to Hales Gymnasium and houses the College Lanes, the Pool Room, and the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse.
Photo of Hales Gymnasium

Hales Art Studio

Hales Art Studio is a space on the lower level of the Hales Gymnasium. Students who take certain art department classes meet here for instruction and to work on large-scale projects.
Art Studio

Hales Gymnasium

The Hales Gymnasium features a gym with one basketball court used for a variety of group sports and exercise classes.
Photo of Hales Gymnasium

Hall Annex

Hall Annex is a two-story building just behind the Sophronia M. Brooks Hall Auditorium and near the Allen Memorial Art Museum. It houses the Kander Theater, a 75-seat space for student-produced theatrical works.
metal and glass doors entrance of kander theater

Hall Auditorium

This 501-seat theater is used for large-scale opera, drama, and dance productions.
Hall Auditorium