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.
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
The Department of Human Resources is responsible for all matters regarding Oberlin College employees, including benefits, compensation, labor relations, and employee policies.
- Service Building, Room 205
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
The staff of Disability Resources at the Center for Student Success facilitates equal access to all programs, services, and activities that are provided at Oberlin College while encouraging and helping students to develop self-advocacy.
- Peters Hall, Room 116
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday;
Closed 12-1 p.m.
In fall 2020, the college will launch Engage, a new software that will be used to communicate and manage connectivity with students. Engage is a communication and relationship management tool that will improve the student experience with academic advising, support student academic success, and make communications between students and the college more efficient and effective.
Facilities Operations serves the Oberlin College community as the primary resource for all facility related needs and concerns.
- Service Building
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (subject to change depending on staff coverage)
Facilities Planning and Construction (FP&C) is responsible for the planning, design, and construction of facilities on the Oberlin College campus.
- Service Building, Room 209
The Friendship Initiative is a campuswide and campus and community initiative started at Oberlin College to promote friendship as a radical framework for developing international, interfaith, and intercultural justice and peace from the personal to the global levels.
- Rice Hall, Room 328
The Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center is Oberlin’s teaching and learning center. The Lemle Center helps faculty and teaching staff address the challenges and share the joys of teaching and learning in a residential liberal arts setting.
- Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, Room 212