Oberlin College offices represent the administrative and academic functions of the college, ranging from human resources and academic advising to student records and residential education. These offices support the functions of the college and conservatory to ensure all campus members receive appropriate information and support.

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Academic Advising Resource Center

The Academic Advising Resource Center (AARC)/Office of the Registrar supports academic advisors and students on issues related to academic success, progress toward degrees, courses, grading, and academic standing.

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Alumni Association

The purpose of the Alumni Association is to foster the interests and continuing excellence of Oberlin College, including the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music, and to foster communication between the college and its alumni and among alumni.

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Alumni Recruiting Network

Alumni Recruitment Network gives alumni volunteers opportunities to represent Oberlin at select functions. Alumni also and share their experiences with prospective students through college fairs, interviews, admitted student receptions, and more.

  • Clyde S. McGregor ’74 Office of Admissions
  • 440-775-8412
  • Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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Audio Services

The Oberlin Conservatory of Music Audio Services office provides recording services for conservatory events. This includes all student and faculty recitals, guest recitals, individual recording sessions, as well as sound reinforcement and editing.

  • Conservatory Central Unit, Room 33
  • 440-775-8272
  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, closed 1 hour for lunch, Monday to Friday

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Campus Safety

Campus Safety supports a safe environment in which all members of the college community can learn, live, teach, and work. Open 24 hours a day, the staff responds immediately to potential criminal incidents, suspicious activity, requests for assistance, and emergency situations.

  • Campus Safety Facility (Dascomb)
  • 440-775-8444
  • 8 a.m. to noon; 1-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 
    The building is open and staffed 24 hours a day.  

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Career Development Center

Oberlin College’s Career Development Center helps students and recent alumni in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music identify and achieve meaningful career objectives that build upon their Oberlin education and experiences.

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Center for Information Technology

The Irvin E. Houck Center for Information Technology (CIT) supports Oberlin in all things tech-related and works with students, faculty, and staff to ensure campus hardware and software is working for them.

  • Mudd Center, Seeley G., Level A
  • 440-775-8197
  • Help Desk Fall Hours
    8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Thursday
    8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday
    10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday
    10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday

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Center for Innovation & Impact

Open to all Oberlin students and student organizations, the Center for Innovation & Impact offers academic courses, funding for project development, guest lectures, and experiential learning opportunities—culminating in LaunchU, Oberlin’s annual startup accelerator, boot camp, and pitch competition.

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Center for Student Success

The Center for Student Success offers students a central place to receive a range of academic support services and guidance.

  • Peters Hall, Room 118
  • 440-775-8464