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.

College of Arts and Sciences Admissions Office

Oberlin is a highly selective liberal arts college founded in 1833. The College of Arts and Sciences offers a rich and balanced curriculum in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics.

  • Clyde S. McGregor ’74 Office of Admissions
  • 800-622-6243
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
    9 a.m. to noon, Saturday (during the academic year)
    Hours vary on holidays 

Photo of Clark Bandstand in Tappan Square.

Community and Government Relations

The Office of Community and Government Relations builds and maintains relationships with local, state, and federal governments, as well as with local community members and organizations. It is the principal liaison between Oberlin College and a range of agencies and organizations.

Community Music School

The Community Music School of Oberlin Conservatory seeks to provide students with an exceptional educational and artistic experience while fostering a lifelong appreciation and commitment to excellence in music.

Concert Production Office

Concert Production offers a wide range of services including the scheduling of concert halls and classrooms for use by conservatory and college groups.

  • Bibbins Hall, Room 125
  • 440-775-8610
  • Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Conference Services

The Office of Conference Services offers a variety of services from hosting large conferences to the rental of campus facilities for weddings and smaller gatherings.

Conservatory Admissions

Oberlin Conservatory is the only major music school in America that focuses on undergradute education. Conservatory Admissions is located on the second floor of the Conservatory Annex.

A student meets with a career advisor

Conservatory Professional Development

The Office of Conservatory Professional Development assists conservatory students, musical studies majors from the College of Arts and Sciences, and recent alumni in attaining skills necessary to develop diverse and fulfilling careers in music.

language lab in peters hall

Cooper International Learning Center

The Paul and Edith Cooper International Learning Center (CILC) is an educational laboratory and social center which enables students, faculty, staff, and community members to build proficiency in world languages, consider new perspectives, and explore cultures.

  • Peters Hall, Room 324
  • 440-775-6734
  • 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday thorugh Thursday
    9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday; 7-10 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Saturday and holidays

Creativity and Leadership

Open to all Oberlin students and student organizations, Creativity & Leadership offers academic courses, funding for project development , guest lectures, and experiential learning opportunities—culminating in LaunchU , Oberlin’s annual startup accelerator, bootcamp, and pitch competition.

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences administers the academics of the college. Directly and through academic departments and programs, the dean’s office deals with a wide range of academic issues, including hiring and promotion of faculty members, faculty development, curriculum, and educational policy.

  • Cox Administration Building, Room 101
  • 440-775-8410