New Faculty Orientation

Welcome to Oberlin

Letter from David G. Kamitsuka, Dean of Arts and Sciences

Resources for Faculty and Staff

An aerial photograph of the Oberlin campus during the fall.
Fall in Oberlin.
Photo credit: William Bradford.


ObieSafe COVID-19 Information

Oberlin College has adopted COVID safety guidelines. These will change over time, so we encourage you to become conversant with them by visiting our “ObieSafe” webpage at ObieSafe.

It will also be important to upload your COVID vaccination card or your vaccination intention form by visiting:

COVID Employee Resources


Campus Directory

Visit the Campus Directory to search for contacts across campus by name, ObieID, department, office, or job title. The directory is comprehensive in that it includes contact information for faculty, staff, and students, and the directory is updated every 24 hours.

Emergency Resources

Emergency Procedures: 
Please review the Oberlin College & Conservatory Campus Safety Resources.

Emergency Alert System: 
Oberlin College incorporates in its emergency response plan an alert system that uses multiple delivery methods to provide emergency information to students and employees of the college.

Update your contact information and alert preferences so that our alert messages can reach you in an emergency.

Technology Resources

Visit Oberlin's Center For Information Technology's New To Oberlin webpage.

The purchase and replacement of computing hardware/software is handled through the department with which you are associated.

Please contact your administrative assistant, your department chair or division director, or your immediate supervisor.

Tech help can be found at the Center for Information Technology:

Telephone Resources


Telephone Number:

Your specific office/studio telephone extension # is available from your administrative assistant or point of contact person.

Telephone Use:

Campus calls are made by dialing a five digit extension. An off-campus call is made by dialing -7- and then the telephone number. Here are two resources for setting up your telephone:


Most calls from Oberlin are long distance. An application form is located HERE for an ACUS code. This number is used when making long distance calls on behalf of the college. The signature of your Division Director/Supervisor is required. Send the completed form to the Telephone Office in the Service Building via email or campus mail.


Should the need for a fax arise the location and telephone number of the fax machine for your use can be retrieved from your administrative assistant or point of contact person.

Helpful Arts & Sciences Links

Helpful Oberlin Campus Links

Oberlin at a Glance


Allen Memorial Art Museum


Athletics Facilities

Career Services:

Career Development Center

Community Engagement:

Bonner Center

Course Catalog

Course Catalog

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Honor Code:

Academic Integrity

Institutional Review Board (IRB

Institutional Review Board (IRB)


Oberlin College Libraries


Campus Map

Teaching Resource:

Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center

Student Help:
Strategic Plan:

One Oberlin

    Parking Information:

    For Faculty or Staff Parking Registration, please go to OberView and search for

    Parking Registration for Faculty and Staff

    You do not have to log into OberView to access this button and submit the online form.

    Religious & Spiritual Life Office

    Religious & Spiritual Life Office

    Student Conduct & Community Standards

    Student Conduct & Community Standards

    Helpful Community Resource Links

    Chamber of Commerce & Main Street

    Chamber of Commerce & Main Street Organization

    Child/Children Resources

    Oberlin Early Childhood

    Dog Licenses

    Lorain County Auditor

    City Map

    City Map

    Official City Website

    City of Oberlin

    Lorain County Information


    Oberlin Heritage Center

    Job Opportunities for spouse/partner

    Five Colleges of Ohio

    City Library

    Oberlin Public Library

    Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles


    Real Estate

    Lorain County Auditor

    Local Restaurants



    Oberlin City Schools

    Local Transportation


    County Visitor's Bureau

    Visitor's Bureau