Campus News

Welcome, New Students

August 25, 2016
Communications Staff
At a building entrance, people walk under a banner reading Welcome to Oberlin College.
Photo credit: Amber Benford

Orientation for new students and their parents ended Sunday, August 28. The week included department open houses, social and recreational events, academic and financial aid advising, placement testing, and other programs to familiarize new students and their families to the Oberlin campus and community. This year, Oberlin welcomes 798 new students and transfer students in the College of Arts and Sciences and Conservatory of Music. Visit the Oberlin Flickr gallery for scenes from move-in day and Orientation week.

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