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.
Anchoring the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, the Hotel at Oberlin is nestled in the heart of downtown Oberlin, overlooking historical Tappan Square and just steps from Oberlin College.
The Jesse Philips Physical Education Center is a 115,000-square-foot facility. Its gymnasiums are used for basketball, volleyball, intramural and other recreational activities.
Opened in 1992, this facility is named for Oberlin's first football coach, the famed John Heisman who inspired college football's most prestigious award, the Heisman Trophy. The field house is linked to the main athletic complex and includes a six-lane, 200-meter track and four tennis courts.
Kander Theater is a new performance space that replaces the Little Theater, part of a larger renovation project to support and enhance Oberlin’s Department of Theater. With a seating capacity of 75, it is an ideal venue for smaller scale, intimate, and experimental productions presented by faculty and students.
Located on the northern outskirts of campus, but still only a short walk away, Keep is a large mansion with an expansive porch and swing. Keep co-op provides meals for 75 students of which 54 also live in the cottage.